November 27, 2012
Ellen Lora Vaughn, of Issaquah, 62, died peacefully at home Nov. 12, 2012, in the company of her sister Lesley.
The youngest daughter of Bruce and Jessie McPhaden, she is survived by sisters Lesley McPhaden, of Virginia, and Jean McPhaden, of Florida; brothers Douglas McPhaden, of Texas, and David McPhaden, of Ohio; and by nine nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
She was beloved by many friends.
Ellen had a distinguished career, including starting her own public relations firm, and later as a valued executive for Puget Power, and most recently as a travel agent with Costco Travel.