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Cheryl Mayre Chow Obituary
Cheryl Mayre Chow

Born May 24th 1946 Cheryl spent her entire life dedicated to the children and families of Seattle. A proud graduate of Franklin High School Cheryl then went to WWU and became a well- known educator and administrator in many Seattle Public Schools. Cheryl sat on the board of various non-profits, volunteered for 30 years as a girls' basketball coach and spent over 40 years as director of the Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill team. In 1990 She was elected to the Seattle City Council and served two terms. After retiring (again) from SPS in 2002 Cheryl then spent a decade working for the Girl Scouts of Western Washington. She was also elected to the Seattle School Board where she served one term. Cheryl died on March 29th, 2013 after a two year battle with CNS lymphoma. She was 66. She is survived by her wife Sarah Morningstar, her daughter Liliana Morningstar-Chow, Four brothers Ed, Shelton (Jeannie), Brien (Marcia) and Mark (Carol) and countless nieces, nephews and extended family.

Services will be held on Saturday April 20th at Town Hall on 8th and Seneca at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers please send donations to Seattle Chinese Community Girls Drill Team to or the Liliana Morningstar-Chow Trust to 901 5th Ave, Suite 4100, Seattle WA 98164
Published in The Seattle Times from Apr. 6 to Apr. 7, 2013
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