Irwin C. Landerholm
December 12, 1923 – June 19, 2013
We are truly saddened at the passing
of our friend, partner and mentor.
Irwin’s guidance, kindness and
leadership throughout many years will
be greatly missed.
John H. Bright III
John Bright was born in Jackson, Mississippi. The family moved to the Seattle
area where Bright attended middle school
and earned his law degree from the UW
School of Law in 1967. He then joined
the firm of Farris, Bangs & Horowitz. He
also served as counsel to Gov. Daniel J.
evans and as the chief of the consumer
Protection and Antitrust Division of the
Washington State Attorney General’s office. In 1977, he joined the Seattle law firm
of keller Rohrback, where he became a
partner and remained in private practice
as a civil trial lawyer until his retirement
in 2009. Bright read voraciously and was
an avid skier, music fan, political junkie,
and problem solver.
John H. Bright III died April 8, 2013,
at the age of 69.
Arthur C. Claflin
Arthur claflin was born in Bowling
Green, ohio. A graduate of Wesleyan
University and Yale Law School, he
joined the law firm of Bogle and Gates
in 1975. He joined the law firm of Hall,
Zanzig, claflin, Mceachern in 2000. A
true intellectual and gifted writer, his
interest in current events, great literature, and history never waned. He loved
doing The New York Times crossword
puzzles, always in ink. An avid runner,
he completed several marathons, including the Boston Marathon.
Arthur claflin died May 23, 2013, at
the age of 62.
Howard E. Davis
Born in Spokane, Howard Davis graduated from otis orchards High School,
joined the Navy, and served on the
U.S.S. Eversole. He earned a B.A. at
eastern Washington University and
Richard D. Ford
Richard Ford spent his youth in Spokane and graduated from John R. Rodgers High School. He attended Washington State University and earned his J.D.
from Georgetown University School of
Law. Among the places he worked were
the U.S. Department of the Treasury,
the Washington Public Ports Association, the Port of Seattle, and Preston,
Thorgrimson, ellis and Holman (now
k&L Gates). He served on the boards of
many community organizations including Premera, the casey Family Foundation, Washington State University
Foundation, and the Growth Strategies
commission. He taught as an adjunct
professor at the UW.
Richard Ford died May 5, 2013, at
the age of 83.
Henry Haugen’s father was in the U.S.
coast Guard and Haugen grew up in
a number of different coastal communities. Following in his father’s footsteps, he attended the coast Guard
Academy and his first assignment after graduating was on the icebreaker
Northwind. He obtained his law degree
from George Washington University in
1964. He retired from the coast Guard
in 1975 after 20 years of service. He
then practiced maritime law in Seattle
until his retirement in 2012. He was a
member of the Ballard Rotary, the Nor-
wegian commercial club, and served
his law degree from Gonzaga School
of Law. He was an in-house counsel at
Aetna, practiced privately, and served
as deputy Washington state Insurance
commissioner. He relished road trips
— visiting historic sites, family home-
steads, and meeting long-lost relatives.
His hobbies included woodworking,
stereoscopy, and genealogy.
Howard Davis died Jan. 9, 2013.
Caren Sassower Dyson
Born in New York city, caren Dyson
graduated from Stony Brook University.
She moved from New York to Seattle to
attend law school at the UW. She later
returned to school to obtain a teaching
certificate. When she wasn’t practicing
law, she worked as a substitute teacher.
She had a deep appreciation of nature
and would spend her extra time hiking,
camping, and boating. She was an avid
reader and crossword puzzle solver.
caren Sassower Dyson died May 8,
2013, at the age of 58.
Clifford L. Floberg
clifford Floberg worked for king county for 20 years and recently retired
from his position as a business and
finance officer in the Developmental
Disabilities Division. He enjoyed traveling and the opera and volunteered as
a team leader for the American Heart
Association’s annual Heart Walk.
clifford Floberg died April 9, 2013,
at the age of 59.