Cheryl Ann Tyler

November 5, 2013

May 4, 1961 to Oct. 23, 2013

With her beautiful smile, love and determination, Cheryl Ann Tyler, of Issaquah, passed on to her next adventure, Oct. 23, 2013, with her family by her side, after a courageous battle with ovarian cancer.

Cheryl Ann Tyler

Cheryl Ann Tyler

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ArtWalk founder keeps a 35 mm close at hand

November 5, 2013

Michael Johnson grew up with a camera in hand. He loved photography, but it wasn’t until college that he realized his passion for the art form.

His roommate’s inability to pay rent was partly responsible for his career in photography.

“My roommate couldn’t pay rent and gave me a 35 mm camera instead. That really kicked it in gear for me,” Johnson said. “That’s when it became art for me.”

By Michael Johnson / NewEra Photography A Chinese lion dance performance on Front Street North is photographed by Michael Johnson during ArtWalk in June 2009.

By Michael Johnson / NewEra Photography
A Chinese lion dance performance on Front Street North is photographed by Michael Johnson during ArtWalk in June 2009.

Johnson’s contributions to Issaquah are vast and varied, but the Issaquah ArtWalk might be his biggest addition to the community.

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Scott McLean Shively

November 5, 2013

Beloved son, husband, friend and world traveler died of an accident on Oct. 20, 2013 in Shanghai, China.

Scott McLean Shively

Scott McLean Shively

Scott is survived by his parents, Bruce and Bonnie, of Issaquah, and his wife Kyla of Shanghai, China, and many friends and relatives from around the world.

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University House hosts textured art exhibit

November 5, 2013

“Surface Treatment,” a new exhibit that focuses on textured art and trompe l’oeil technique, is open to the public through the end of the year at University House Issaquah, 22975 S.E. Black Nugget Road.

The exhibit is headlined by Seattle-based artist Mark O’Connell, an Emilio Pucci Design Scholarship Recipient, whose prized work has toured with Teatro Zinzani and helped nonprofits like PONCHO fund established and emerging art organizations.

By Mark O’Connell  Seattle artist Mark O’Connell was inspired to paint the portraits of his grandparents who raised him after they passed away. He did the portraits of Helen and Daniel from photos of their wedding day.

By Mark O’Connell
Seattle artist Mark O’Connell was inspired to paint the portraits of his grandparents who raised him after they passed away. He did the portraits of Helen and Daniel from photos of their wedding day.

O’Connell displays three key pieces including “Helen,” a portrait of his grandmother, and “Daniel,” a portrait of his grandfather. The individual grandparent portraits were painted from a photo taken on their wedding day.

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Opening the archives

November 5, 2013

The Issaquah History Museums take requests regarding what people would like to see in the Digital Collection. Roughly quarterly, volunteers have a data-entry day and prep a bunch of records for upload. If there is a particular name, place or item you’d like to see more images of on the website, email Erica Maniez at erica.maniez@issaquahhistory.org. If you have a photo or subject you would like to see in this feature, email editor@isspress.com.

72.021.014.022G Clark Elementary School Teachers, 1966 Pictured in their staff photo from left to right are (front row) Jean Jaekel, Luella Grant, Bob Eiene, Sue Smith, Polly Heft, Janie Link, Louise Quistorff, and Ron Reed; (middle row) Clella Menold, Emma Crow, Mary Boyden, Sylvia Bender, Pearl Deering, Agnes Hammond, Carol King, Joan Krivasha, and Bob Reed; (back row) Mary Whelus, Betty Evans, Ruth Colingham, Shirley Hayes, Marian Oules, Eleanor Hope, Margaret Medalon, Agnes Houdek, Mabel Miles, Cleo Somsak, Joe Zimmerman, and Ray Upton.

Clark Elementary School Teachers, 1966
Pictured in their staff photo from left to right are (front row) Jean Jaekel, Luella Grant, Bob Eiene, Sue Smith, Polly Heft, Janie Link, Louise Quistorff, and Ron Reed; (middle row) Clella Menold, Emma Crow, Mary Boyden, Sylvia Bender, Pearl Deering, Agnes Hammond, Carol King, Joan Krivasha, and Bob Reed; (back row) Mary Whelus, Betty Evans, Ruth Colingham, Shirley Hayes, Marian Oules, Eleanor Hope, Margaret Medalon, Agnes Houdek, Mabel Miles, Cleo Somsak, Joe Zimmerman, and Ray Upton.

Lynn Davis Fox

November 5, 2013

Lynn Davis Fox, 81, passed away peacefully on Oct. 26, 2013. She was born in Philadelphia on July 11 to Merle and Louis D. Davis and graduated from Mount Holyoke College. She later earned her Masters in Education at the University of Washington. She lived in the Seattle/Eastside area for the past 44 years.

Lynn Davis Fox

Lynn Davis Fox

Lynn had a successful private practice as a counselor in Bellevue for many years, and was a proud member of Alcoholics Anonymous for more than 38 years. She is preceded in death by her parents and brother Louis D. Davis of Philadelphia.

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Elva Jean Waldron Nibbelink

November 5, 2013

Elva Jean Waldron Nibbelink was born June 16, 1926 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She studied music, and was a piano performer. After Coming to the U.S., she earned her master’s degree in piano. In 1952, she married Paul Nibbelink. They have a son, Phil, a daughter, Jan and four grandchildren. Elva spent 30 years teaching piano in Issaquah, besides Campfire leadership and church involvement. After a challenging, satisfying and musical life, Elva left on Oct. 27, 2013

Edward Carlson

November 5, 2013

Edward Carlson, formerly of Issaquah, passed away Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013, in Bellevue.

At his request, a private family committal will be held at Tahoma National Cemetery. Friends are invited to view photos and share memories in the family’s online guest book at www.flintofts.com.

Clash for the crown

November 5, 2013

Skyline blanks Issaquah to win 4A KincCo title

By Greg Farrar Amanda Johnston (left), Skyline junior forward, and senior midfielder Aleisha Gable, fight Issaquah freshman defender Kaylene Pang for the ball early in the first period.

By Greg Farrar
Amanda Johnston (left), Skyline junior forward, and senior midfielder Aleisha Gable, fight Issaquah freshman defender Kaylene Pang for the ball early in the first period.

Skyline High School has had a stellar defensive record all season, but in the span of seven days, it got even better against one of the state’s top teams.

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Who’s News

November 5, 2013

Sammamish resident honored for invention

Ian Wilson, of Sammamish, received The Boeing Co.’s 2013 Special Invention Award for his data capture and organization systems, which are used in Boeing’s engineering and business operations.

Each year, the award is given to teams and individuals for the inventions that are most valuable to Boeing and the future of aerospace.

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