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Ola Alexander Gara

Seattle, Washington

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Aunt Ola was a beautiful lady. She was somewhat like her mother, Granny Exie Alexander. Aunt Ola was a warm,kind, generous career woman with many talents. I am fortunate to have such great family.

Ola Alexander Gara, My Aunt Nonie

Aunt Ola was the light in my young life and provided amazing memories for me and my siblings. She passed on her passion for life and adventure to her children and nieces and nephews. When I remember her, I will always see the smile and the light in her eyes as we explored yet another mountain trail or Washington lake or the Sound and its inlets. She continued this tradition with her great nieces and nephews. My Aunt Ola was a strong, kind, and loving woman. She was my "forever...

Jenny, Kate & Family - Our thoughts and
prayers go out to all of you. She was a fabulous woman, mother, and a warm yet "determined" soul.
She overcame cancer to see her daughters
marry, her grandchildren grow up and
she really "lived" these past 15 plus years. We are grateful we knew her. She was an inspiration.
May you feel the love of God and of all her/your friends surround you at this time. With our Deepest Sympathy,

Kin & friends;
May your faith in God give you peace and comfort in the home going of beloved OLA, is our prayer.
Mr. & Mrs. Leroy Spiegel

I was so sad to read that Ola had passed away. She was my supervisor in Electrical Engineering when I first started working at the UW. I always thought so highly of her - in many ways she reminded me of my own mom. Though I hadn't seen her for many years, I thought of her often. After leaving Electrical Engineering I worked in the College of Forest Resources, so got to know Bob. Seeing him always reminded me of Ola and brought back warm thoughts of her. I remember she spoke highly and...

Katie and Jenny. Was checking the obituaries while here in Maui and was stunned to see your mother has died. I chatted with her a t Arne Vemo's funeral. It was so good to see her. You have my sympathy. All of you
are in my thoughts and prayers. Paula Wehmeyer

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Ola Alexander GaraOur beloved mother Ola Gara died peacefully at the age of 77 the morning of October 23, 2012, after a valiant battle with cancer. Ola was born January 12, 1935, in Burr, Texas, to parents Exie (Mayhall) and Cyrus Alexander. Ola was the youngest of four and is survived by her...

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