Clayton Taylor Olney
January 5, 2009
Clayton Taylor Olney, formerly of Sammamish, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at home in Seattle. He was 25.
A celebration of Clayton’s life was held Dec. 30 at Good Samaritan Episcopal Church in Sammamish. Burial followed at Upper Hillside Cemetery in Issaquah.
Clayton was born Oct. 18, 1983, to Guy and Pamela Olney. He was raised in Sammamish and graduated from Eastlake High School. Following high school, he furthered his education at the University of Washington, where he was studying sociology. He intended to enter law school in 2009.
His family remembers him as a lover of life and family who possessed a passionate interest in the United States political and justice systems. He was especially proud to have contributed to Gov. Chris Gregiore’s re-election.
Clayton was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma, to which he was dedicated. In his leisure time, Clayton also enjoyed photography, snow skiing and scuba diving. He was a man who had a curiosity for all things unknown to him and he will be deeply missed.
Arrangements are entrusted to Flintoft’s Issaquah Funeral Home.
Friends are invited to view photos and sign the family’s online guest book at www.flintofts.com