Shawn K. Beard (09/23/1969 - 05/27/2011)

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Shawn K.
(Age 41)

Shawn K. Beard passed away May 27, 2011 in Spokane, after a fierce battle with cancer. He was born September 23, 1969 in Seattle, WA, the son of Donald and Eileen (Thomas) Beard. Shawn was a complex, multifaceted war-rior spirit. Because he ignored boundaries, Shawn moved seamlessly across the social landscape, gathering a breathtaking array of friends who will miss his love, mentoring, and inspiring intellect. Shawn is preceded in death by his father, Don Beard. He is survived by his mother Eileen Silva and step-father David Silva; his sisters Megan Goldsmith, Samantha Hill, and Alison Zumek; stepsons Tyler Scott and Vlad Gunther; and a large extended family. Visitation will be Friday, June 3rd from 12-5 at the funeral home. Funeral services will be Friday, June 4, 2011 at 1 pm and will be conducted at Spokane Community College, Auditorium in the Lair, Student Center Building, 1810 N. Greene St. with committal to follow at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. Memorial contributions are suggested to Community Colleges of Spokane Foundation Scholarship Funds in memorial to Shawn Beard, and the . Please visit Shawn's online tribute and leave a condolence at Arrangements by


Published in Spokesman-Review from June 1 to June 2, 2011
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