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Alice Irene Pickett

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Alice Irene Pickett

Alice Irene Pickett passed away July 13, 2014 in Seattle at the age of 83. She was born on March 25, 1931 in Lusk, Wyoming to Russell & Florence Shelp. She attended Prosser Washington High School, New York University, and the University of Washington where she graduated with honors receiving a Bachelor's in Art History. Alice was a homemaker and a very active mother and grandmother. She excelled at marathons, triathlons, and cycling events. She also enjoyed other hobbies such as Native American art collecting and she was an avid fan of the UW Huskies and the Seattle Mariners. She is preceded in death by her parents, one sister Ramona Evans, and one brother Russell Shelp, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Dwight Pickett; brother, Darrell Shelp; five children and spouses, Pete & Sandy Taggares, Kathy Taggares & Chris Gorog, Michael & Kristine Taggares, Ted & Valerie Pickett, Michael & Ann Watson Pickett; seven grandchildren and spouses, Peter & Julie Taggares, Jay & Jessica Taggares Loera, Walker Taggares, Kennedy Taggares, Morgan Pickett, Landon Pickett, & Reed Pickett; 2 great-grandchildren, Peter Taggares & Lexington Taggares; and many loving extended family and friends.

A time of visitation will be held at Acacia Funeral Home, 14951 Bothell Way NE, Seattle, WA from 2-4PM on Wednesday, July 16th, 2014 prior to a celebration of life service and reception dinner starting at 4PM. Please view the full obituary, driving directions, and share memories at:

www.acaciafuneralhome.com Her vivacious life will live on in the many hearts she touched.
Published in The Seattle Times from July 14 to July 15, 2014
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