- July 3, 1949 - December 16, 2012
- Kenmore, Washington
of James' Passing
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Jim was a wonderful man who made our school trips more than memorable, he made them life-changing and unforgettable. Being fairly unorganized myself, I was constantly in awe of Jim's ability to calmly organize and explain a trip of nearly 50 high school students and their chaperones. If anyone was worried, Jim calmed them. If anything seemed difficult, Jim assured you that it would work smoothly, and it always did. I had great admiration for Jim, and so did everyone
Posted by: Dino Annest - Seattle, WA - friend/fellow traveller Mar 28, 2013
Zat was one of my favorite teachers at RHS. I remember babysitting for his kids a few times during my senior yr. I am deeply saddened to hear of his death. He touched me and so many other youth in such a positive way. You will be missed.
Posted by: Joanne Schroedel - Lexington Park, MD - Former student Feb 22, 2013
I was a friend of Jims in High School where he always gave encouragement to others, including me, running cross country. Jim was a natural coach and leader and other team members looked up to him. I hope you lead a peacefull life Jim; although we separated ways, it would not surprise me if he gave of himself to others, always.
Posted by: Roger Schluter - burien, WA - friend Feb 12, 2013
Zat was an amazing teacher, coach and friend to many through out the years at RHS. He will be greatly missed.
Posted by: Jennifer (Hahn) Hansen - Aabenraa, Denmark Feb 09, 2013
Jim is truly one of the finest people I've ever met. See his passing really broke my heart. He's had such a huge impact on so many.
Posted by: Bryan Hoddle - Olympia, WA - Coaching Friend Feb 07, 2013