Clarissa Seya (Lampe) Rizal (Hudson) (1956 - 2016)

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Clarissa Rizal passed away December 7, 2016 in Pagosa Springs, CO.
Clarissa was born June 4th, 1956 to the late William B. and Irene Sarabia Lampe in Juneau, AK and is of the Raven moiety and T'akDeinTaan (black-legged kittywake) clan of Hoonah/Glacier Bay. She is a JDHS graduate, attended IAIA in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Pilchuck Glass School in Stanwood, WA. A multi-faceted artist in various mediums: fibers, painting, print-making, carving, and sculpture to name a few. She learned Chilkat weaving from Jennie Thlanaut (sp) and has taught many people to weave over the years. Since 1983, she has designed and created more than 60 Chilkat, Ravenstail, and button blanket robes. Last summer she was the recipient of a National Heritage Fellowship Award from the National Endowment of the Arts. She was also a Tulsa Art Fellow in Tulsa, OK. In addition to her creative arts, Clarissa enjoyed hanging with her grandchildren, playing the ukulele, Tai Chi, Samurai, Qi gong, dancing, fishing, berry picking, and gardening.

Clarissa is preceded in death by her parents, William & Irene Lampe and brother Robert A. Lampe. She is survived by her children Kahlil Hudson and his wife Mikko Ellis, along with their daughter Violet, of Santa Fe, NM; Lily Hope and husband Ishmael Hope, and their children Elizabeth, Louis, Mary, and Ella, of Juneau, AK; Ursala Hudson and husband Chris Haas, and their daughters Amelie and Simone, of Pagosa Springs, CO; her siblings Richard, Timothy, Irene, and Deanna Lampe, all of Juneau, AK; sister-in-law Sarah Lampe of Hoonah, AK; niece Amber White and husband Duaine White, and their daughter Amari, of Juneau, AK; niece Brook Lampe and partner Matthew Gonzalez, and their daughter Ariah of Hoonah, AK; ex-spouse Bill Hudson of Pagosa Springs, CO; and numerous cousins of the Sarabias, the Belardes, and the Mills families.

At her request, there will be no traditional service. There will be a memorial & potluck on Saturday Jun 10th, 4pm at the JAHC. Friends are welcome. For more information contact Deanna Lampe at 209-0522.
Published in The Juneau Empire from June 5 to July 4, 2017