Myra Jo Richardson

Long-time Orcas Islander Myra Jo Richardson died in her sleep in the early morning hours of April 16, 2013.

She had been under hospice care and died peacefully at her daughter’s home in Port Townsend, Wash.

She was born on Sept. 1, 1926 in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Alton and Joe (Gumm) Durham.

A memorial service will occur at the Orcas Island Community Church, date and time to be determined.

Arrangements are in the care of Evans Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Anacortes, Wash. and the San Juan Islands.

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