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April 14, 2014 · 8:08 AM

Richard Frank Searing /

Richard Frank Searing passed away peacefully on April 1, 2014 at the age of 95.

He was born on Feb. 22, 1919 in Seattle to Frank and Juanita Searing.  He was raised in Laurelhurst and attended Roosevelt High School. He served in the Air Force during World War II and married Evelyn Youree from Union City, Tenn. in Tallahassee, Fla. in December 1945. Together they raised three sons: Mark, David, and Dennis on Bainbridge Island.  He made a career of photo-lithography at Western Engraving and the Seattle Times.

His passions were travel, hiking, climbing and cross country skiing.  He and Evelyn enjoyed cruising together in the U.S. and Europe. He led many trips as an active member of the Mountaineers.

He is preceded in death by wife Evelyn and son Mark.

He is survived and will be dearly missed by his sister Virginia Stave; sons David and Dennis and their spouses; his three grandsons and their spouses.

Arrangements by Cook Family Funeral Home.

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