Dr. John MITTEN Dr. John Q. Mitten, Snohomish Washington, died on October, 21st, 2011 after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease. Dr. Mitten was a graduate of Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine in 1966, and was one of the founding veterinarians of Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital in Snohomish, Washington. After joining Drs. Gary Duskin and Bob Darlington at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospitalin 1970, Dr. Mitten practiced for over 30 years as a dedicated equine practitioner in the Snohomish County area. He was awarded the Practitioner of the Year in 1997,by the Washington State Veterinary Medical Association. Dr. Mitten is survived by his four children (Laurie, Eric, Stephanie, and Phillip) and4 grandchildren. Please join us for a celebration of his life to be held at Pilchuck Veterinary Hospital on Sunday, Dec. 4 from 1:00 to 3:00 PM.