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Doug Jabs Walsh

Seattle, Washington

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Doug Jabs WALSH Doug Jabs Walsh, of Seattle, WA, age 55, died on January 13, 2011. He suffered a heart attack on December 30, the day before his wife, Donna, died of cancer. They are survived by their three sons: Nolan, Bryce and Conner. Doug loved family-oriented activi ties including soccer,...

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I was a classmate of Doug's in High School. He was very athletic, intelligent and great with one liners. He always had a smile and a kind word. I was so happy we had connected again through Facebook, he characteristically reached out first and welcomed me back as a friend after many years of being out of contact. I am saddened but the sharing of stories (Thank you all for that as it's hard to ask) really made it clear that he and his wife shared an extraordinary love that was blessed with...

My family was so saddened by the trajic loss of both Doug and Donna. Our daughter plays ultimate with Nolan and our son plays ulitmate with Conner. We got to know Donna and Doug through our children's sporting events. Both my husband and I really enjoyed the conversations that we engaged in with the two of them wether it be about what was happening on the field with the kids or our experiences growing up. The sidelines of ultimate tournaments and games will certainly miss their spirit. We...

I knew Doug when he went to Ballard High School,(briefly) and we were very fast friends. As a group we would ride our bikes over to Poulsbo to visit picnic and ride dirt bikes. I'm sorry we did not keep up with our friendship as adults. He was a very kind and genuine friend. I was so sad to see the notice about both Doug and Donna (even though I never met her, if Doug loved her she must have been an exceptional person). I am honored to have known him, and his kind and gentle spirit. My...

In 1983/84 I met Doug and Donna on the soccer field. I watched them meet,fall in love and Marry. For ten years there was a group of us that did every thing together, our one common denominator was we played soccer. I also married and have 3 kids ages 17,15, and 13. When our kids were smaller we found the time to plan dinner dates and exchange horror stories of having three kids preschool age. It was great fun, unfortunately we lost touch in the last ten years. I am stunned and saddend by...