Melinda K. Gordon

Oct. 4, 1971-Oct. 24, 2007

Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted


Memorial Service Bulletin

Memorial Service Sermon by the Rev. Bernard Brown

Mary Oliver poem read at Service

e. e. cummings poem read at Service


Lisa, Melinda's friend and college roommate

Debjani, Melinda's friend

Laura, Melinda's friend and colleague

Mary Beth, Melinda's sister

Nancy, Melinda's Mom

Steve, Melinda's husband

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Quotes from Melinda

"I never wanted a pink ribbon or a gold star for surviving my cancer, because I thought that belittled the people who did not survive, and I knew that I might be one of them some day."

- October 12, 2007

"I need to just enjoy my life and have root beer floats."

- October, 2007

at the wedding of friends, Bellingham, WA 2007

With her Mom and Sister, 2003


Laura and Luca

at the Lincoln Park Conservatory, 2004

In Lincoln Park, 2004

at Mt. Rainier, 2003

 Artwork by Melinda's sister Mary Beth