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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian CAROLYN FINNERAN

Carolyn "Cee" Evans Finneran Age 96, passed away at her home in Gig Harbor, Washington on February 5, 2018. Carolyn was devoted to, and is survived by, her six children: Frank K. Finneran, Jr. (wife Susan) of Seattle, Washington; Sharon F. Rittenhouse (husband Robert) of Santa Cruz, California; Michael H. Finneran (wife Carrie) of Raleigh, North Carolina; James G. Finneran (wife Jane) of Gig Harbor, Washington; Matthew C. Finneran (wife Nancy) of Raleigh, North Carolina; and Tracey...
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