Harry Leavitt, of Seattle, WA, was born May 22, 1947 and died March 29, 2017.
Environmentalist, teacher, activist, father, grandfather. Many reasons why “everyone loves Harry”. Responsible for earliest environmental initiatives in Seattle area, alternative middle schools in 1970’s, affordable housing since 1978, scholarship fund in President Obama’s mother’s name, and Mercer Island Recycle Center’s 35 years of operation.
Survived by 3 children, 4 grandchildren all flourishing locally. Steward of the earth, champion of the disenfranchised. Harry mined hope with endless love.
Join us to honor him – Harry Leavitt Memorial Celebration: 1:30pm May 22, 2017, Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th St, 98040.
Three causes to donate in his name: protectmiparks.org/leavitt • community.swedish.org/donate/cancer • stanleyanndunhamfund.org