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Farewell for now
David L Hitchens, beloved father, husband, professor, colleague, friend and musician died of lung cancer on Wednesday, February 15, 2012 at home surrounded by his extended family.
A public Celebration of Life remembrance will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2012, 2:00 to 3:45 pm at The Evergreen State College in the "House of Welcome" Longhouse Education and Cultural Center There is time allowed for your brief stories during the service.
A Tobacco Prayer Ceremony will follow for interested attendees to observe and participate.
After the Ceremony, you are invited to join the family in the spirit of celebration of Dave's love for music for the Bluegrass Music Jam Session along with light refreshments beginning at approximately 4:00. This will be more time to share stories with family and friends as we send Dave our prayers and wishes for a great time in the next world.
If you'd like to honor his memory now, please donate (in lieu of flowers) to the David L Hitchens in honor of Frances Marie Rasmussen Scholarship or sign our guestbook by sharing a story about his life or teaching.
This website is created by the family of David L. Hitchens for the preservation of his life and legacy, as well as the ongoing development of a college scholarship in his name at the Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. Copyright 2011.