Thomas (TJ) Vassar
Seattle's Finest TJ Vassar
October 10, 1950 ~ January 25, 2013
Thomas (TJ) Vassar Jr., 62, of Seattle passed away Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer. TJ's wife and children were by his side when he was called home to be with the Lord. Born in Seattle on October 10, 1950, to Eva & Thomas Vassar, TJ went on to graduate from Lakeside School and Harvard University
, where he earned a BA in Afro-American Studies. After marrying the love of his life, Lynda Hughes, he returned home to Seattle to earn a Master's Degree in Public Administration from the U of W.
Funeral arrangements are being handled by Dayspring & Fitch, in their Rainier Valley Chapel. The funeral home will host a public viewing 3pm - 8pm on Tuesday, Jan. 29. Services will be held Wednesday, Jan. 30, for family and close friends. A public service is being planned for friends and members of the community.