Abigail Donnelly of Sequim, WA, passed away Friday, May 27, 2016 in Bellingham. Abby was 75, born on March 28, 1941 to Robert and Martha (Oilphant) Cannon in Los Angeles, CA. Abby was the middle of three children with an older sister, Hana, and younger brother, Chris. Abby moved to Sequim in 1979 from Mammoth Lakes, CA with her mother, Martha, and two children, Jason and Piper. While in Mammoth, Abby ran Eye Sierra, with her mother, Martha. Eye Sierra was an eclectic arts and crafts shop that was a popular hang out for the locals and visitors to the area. Abby and Martha were also instrumental in the founding of the Mammoth Labor Day Arts Festival, which continues to be held every Labor Day weekend. When Abby moved to Sequim she began working at Sunny Farms Country Store, where she remained for over 25 years during which time she became close friends with Roger, Ellie and Susan Schmidt. Abby loved visiting with friends and family, listening to music and tending to her garden. Abby is survived by her children, Jason (Melisa) Donnelly and Piper (Dan) Hatch; five grandchildren; Evan, Ben, Tamzen, Chelsea, and Chaz; brother, Chris Cannon, and many loving relatives and friends. You may share your memories of Abigail in the group "Friends of Abby" on Facebook.com. A celebration of Abby's life is planned for August 6th in Sequim, WA. www.westfordfuneralhome.com.
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Published in Bellingham Herald on June 12, 2016