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Carl "Duke" Washington

Seattle, WA

A celebration of the life Carl Talmadge "Duke" Washington will be held at the Central Senior Center in Seattle (500 30th Ave. South) on Saturday, June 3, at 2:00 p.m. Mr. Washington, a long-time Seattle public high school teacher and a pioneer in the integration of college football in the 1950s, passed away February 15, 2017 due to complications from pneumonia. He was 84.

Donations to honor Mr. Washington's life and legacy may be made to either the Cougar Athletic Scholarship Fund at Washington State University (Bohler Complex 120, Pullman, WA 99164-1602; cougarsareyouin.com) or the Northwest African American Museum (2300 South Massachusetts St., Seattle, WA 98144; www.naamnw.org/donate-now/).
Published in The Seattle Times on May 7, 2017
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