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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 Robert Ogle

Robert Ogle Robert "Rob" Ogle, born March 22, 1964 in Olympia, WA, passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at his home in Lacey, WA. Rob is a graduate of Olympia High School and earned a BA degree in Sociology from Central Washington University in 1987, and worked for the State from 1988 to 2007 in a variety of positions and agencies, including L&I. He retired due to health issues in 2007. Rob would often share how much he enjoyed working at L&I, and particularly the friendships he made with...
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