October 1, 2013
Lana (Haro) Farrington passed away in Issaquah at the age of 70 on Sept. 21, 2013, after a yearlong battle with lung cancer.
She was raised near Lake Sammamish by her parents Elmer Haro and Patricia (Ek) Haro. Her childhood summers were spent at Alexander’s Resort, owned by her grandparents George Ek and Hazel (Alexander) Ek.
Lana graduated from Issaquah High School in 1961 and earned an interior design degree from Washington State University in 1965. In 1966, she married Curtis B. McPhail, a pilot, who was tragically killed while test flying an experimental airplane in 1971. She married Terry Farrington in 1976, and they later divorced.