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Edwin Derrick

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Edwin DERRICK Born August 18, 1917 died April 5, 2011 Edwin was a U.W. class of 1942 graduate, WWII Navy vet and worked for the Army Corps Of Engineers Seattle District for 32 years where he served as Chief of Design Branch for many years. Just a small list of the many projects he worked on are most of the Northwest Dams both Hydro and flood control. He also oversaw Libby Dam from start to finish. After retiring he was a consultant on the new West Seattle Bridge and a passionate opponent of the Viaduct tunnel replacement due to his knowledge of the hazardous geological soil conditions. Edwin was a loving father who is survived by his four children Ray, Nancy, Carol and John. Memorial service for Edwin will be held 10:00 a.m. Friday April 15th at Yarington's Funeral Home at 10708 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA. 98146 (206) 242-2771. Celebration of life will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to the charity of your choice. Edwin's favorite was the U.W. All donations can be made at the service or funeral home.
Published in The Seattle Times from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2011
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