John Elliot Nixon, m.d.|
12/1/1930 ~ 11/22/2012
John Nixon passed away peacefully at home on Thanksgiving, November 22, 2012 at his home in Anacortes. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. As a physician, graduating from the University of Washington School of Medicine, he touched many lives in his years as a family and emergency physician in Burien, as well as providing flight physicals. John was an accomplished musician and pilot as well and loved boating, skiing, and scuba diving. He retired to the Anacortes area, his long-time stepping stone to the waters he enjoyed. John is survived by his wife, Sharon; 4 children; 8 grandchildren; and 2 great-grandchildren. Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, WA and the San Juan Islands.
To share memories of John, please sign the online guest register at www.evanschapel.com.
Published in The Seattle Times on Dec. 2, 2012