Wayne Matthew Price passed away on Saturday Dec. 16, 2017 at Providence Mt. St. Vincent in West Seattle. He was born on Nov. 13, 1947 to Norma Ellen Abigail and John Walton Price in Portland, Or. His parents soon moved to Bellingham where he spent his childhood and where he graduated from Bellingham High School in 1966.
Most of his working life was spent at Western Washington University. Wayne retired in 2013. He was also a licensed Electrician and Electrical Administrator. Wayne loved helping his family and many friends with their house projects and repairs, it gave him an excuse to buy more tools. He loved skiing and had the strength and grace to do it beautifully, making it look effortless.
Wayne is survived by his wife Anne-Marie, daughter Jennifer (Jim) Westmoreland, granddaughters Megan and Ainsley, brothers Dave Price and Larry (Beth) Price, sisters: Norma Jean (Karam) Lamoureaux, Katey Ellen Price, Alice (Alex) Benedict, Mary Anne (Estyn) Mead, nieces and nephews: Ian (Pati) James, Siri (Phillipe) Lamoureaux, Sarah (Jeff) Sperley, Anika Price, and Willem Price, and grandnieces and grandnephews Kaelan, Naomi, and Margot.
Donations may be made to Providence Mt. St. Vincent in West Seattle, who did such a wonderful job of caring for Wayne in his last few months.
A Celebration of Wayne’s Life will be held on Saturday, February 3, 12:00pm with a luncheon to follow, at Moles Farewell Tributes – Bellingham.