• Mount Rainier peeks through clouds, viewed across subalpine wildflowers and glacial moraine.

    Mount Rainier

    National Park Washington

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Memorial Service in Celebration of the Life of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson

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Date: January 6, 2012
Contact: Patti Wold, 360-569-6515

A memorial service will be held to celebrate the life of Park Ranger Margaret Anderson, at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, January 10, 2012, at Pacific Lutheran University - 12180 Park Avenue S, Tacoma, Washington. Ranger Anderson was fatally shot in the line of duty on January 1, 2012. Arrangements are in progress and will be posted on the park website www.nps.gov/mora as information becomes available.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to KeyBank, P.O. Box 159, Eatonville, WA 98328. Checks should be made out to the Margaret Anderson Donation Account.

Please direct all correspondence including requests for information, resource offers, and condolences to MountRainierInfo@gmail.com.

Did You Know?

Artist rendering of the new Paradise Visitor Center.

The park recently completed building a new visitor center at Paradise & rehabilitating the historic Paradise Inn. The new visitor center is more sustainable and less expensive to operate than the existing visitor center. The Paradise Inn, after 90 years of use, was in need of rehabilitation.