April 30, 2010
NEW — 6 a.m. April 30, 2010
The family of a late Sammamish college student will host a three-day plant sale starting Friday to raise money for American Red Cross disaster-relief efforts.
Clayton Olney, a longtime Red Cross volunteer, died in December 2008 at 25. To honor the Eastlake High School graduate and University of Washington student, his parents held a plant sale last March to Stella d’Oro daylilies. The successful sale raised $2,120 for Red Cross disaster relief.
March 17, 2009
Once, on a family vacation to Hawaii, Clayton Olney took his parents to a botanical garden to see a Bodhi tree. Buddhists believe Gautama Buddha, the founder of their faith, achieved enlightenment beneath the leaves of the sacred fig. Read more
January 5, 2009
Clayton Taylor Olney, formerly of Sammamish, died Monday, Dec. 22, 2008, at home in Seattle. He was 25.