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James Lamar Beebe

Dies at 92

James Lamar Beebe was born in Seattle on 3-26-26, to James Lamar Beebe, Sr. and Lacosta Mangum Beebe. He lived his childhood in Montake and attended Garfield High School and UW.

Jim Beebe was passionate about mountain climbing and joined the Seattle Mountaineers when he was 14. Jim was first a scientist but also an artist with a deep love of music, literature and working with wood. He was an avid deep-water sailor, a member of Corinthian Yacht Club and a leader in Cruising Club of America. He was well known for his photography, his generosity and his sensitive wit.

His wife of 72 years, Shirley West Beebe, preceded him in death by 5 months. He is survived by his 3 children, 4 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. Jim died peacefully at home in Port Ludlow on 1-2-19.

He was devoted to his extended family and will be missed by everyone who knew him.
Published in The Seattle Times on Jan. 13, 2019
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