Philip G. Bardsley
Philip Bardsley was a construction
defect attorney for 38 years. He was a
founding member of The Northwest
Historical Miniature Gaming Society
and the miniature gaming convention
called Enfilade!, held every Memorial
Day weekend in the Pacific Northwest.
Philip G. Bardsley died January 3, 2017.
John G. Budlong
John Budlong was born in 1953. He
graduated from Ingraham High School
in Seattle in 1971 and attended the
University of Washington, where he
received several degrees: a Bachelor
of Arts, Master’s Degree in International Studies, and then a law degree
from the School of Law in 1982. He
practiced law at Stafford Frey (Mertel)
Cooper before starting the Budlong
Law Firm in 1996. He also wrote and
taught on legal topics at legal education seminars, and was a guest lecturer
at the University of Washington Law
School’s trial advocacy program.
John G. Budlong died December 24,
2016, at the age of 63.
Gary D. Box
Gary Box born in Coulee City in 1929.
In 1944, he moved with his family to Se-
attle, where he graduated from Franklin
High School in 1947. That same year, he
attended the University of Washington.
When his National Guard unit was
called up for service during the Korean
War, he was posted at Fort Lewis and
Stewart Air Force Base in New York at
the U.S. Military Academy Preparatory
School, where he qualified for West
Point Academy but was prevented from
attending due to color blindness. He
returned to Seattle and in 1954 gradu-
ated from the University of Washington
School of Law. Soon after, he moved to
Ephrata to practice law with his grand-
father. While living in Ephrata, he also
spent three years as deputy prosecuting
attorney and then five years as city
attorney. In 1962, he moved to Seattle
with his family and worked as a federal
attorney in estate and gift tax with the
Internal Revenue Service (IRS). He
retired from the IRS in 1989 and then
pursued a private practice before fully
retiring in 1995.
Gary D. Box died on November 15,
2016, at the age of 86.
Harvey H. Chamberlin
Harvey Chamberlin was born in Seattle
in 1947. He attended school in Burien
and graduated from Glacier High
School. He received his law degree from
the University of Washington School
of Law and also served in the United
States Marine Corps. His career in law
included working at the Snohomish
County Public Defender’s Association and then in private practice as a
criminal defense lawyer in Snohomish
County. He was involved in Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, and was a
board member at the Highline and Mill
Harvey H. Chamberlin died on November 26, 2016 at the age of 69.
Christy Gerhart Cufley
Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, in 1953,
Christy Cufley was raised in Seattle.
She graduated from Willamette University College of Law in Salem, Oregon, in
1978, and then embarked on a career in
public service, working as an adminis-
trative law judge for the state of Wash-
ington and as a judge pro tempore for
close to 10 years. After retiring early,
she represented unemployment appeal
claimants. Much of her spare time was
spent in voluntary leadership roles in
her community, including the city of
Lake Forest Park Board of Adjustment
and Civil Service Commission, the
board of directors of Teen Hope, and
the Lake Forest Park Rotary.
Christy Gerhart Cufley died on November 11, 2016, at the age of 63.
George O. Darkenwald
George Darkenwald was born in 1939 in
Fargo, North Dakota. Adopted from an
orphanage by his parents, he moved to
Olympia in 1941. He graduated from St.
Thomas Seminary in 1961 and two years
later entered the U.S. Air Force, where he
proudly served three years as a captain.
In 1969, he enrolled in the University of
Washington School of Law. Following
graduation, he worked as a prosecutor
and then had his own private practice.
Toward the end of his career, he headed
the paralegal program at South Puget
Sound Community College.
George O. Darkenwald died on September 18, 2016, at the age of 77.
Ann E. Fleischli
Ann Fleischli of Kankakee, Illinois,
began her career as a poverty lawyer
in the southern United States before
moving to Madison, Wisconsin. There,
she used her background as a lawyer to
take on a number of legal challenges.
She led two efforts to stop the dismantling of the branch library system, and
she sought to prevent construction of
a convention center on the shores of
Madison. She also tried to establish a
magnet school in South Madison.
Ann E. Fleischli died on March 20,
2016, at the age of 73.
Beverly Norwood Goetz
Beverly Norwood Goetz was born in San
Antonio, Texas, in 1948, and spent her
youth in Moses Lake. In 1966, she moved
to Seattle to attend the University of
Washington. She then attended the University of Puget Sound School of Law,
graduating in 1978. In 1983, she joined
the Washington Office of the Attorney
General, representing the Department
of Labor & Industries until she retired in
2015. She supported many groups such
as Planned Parenthood and NARAL, and
volunteered for Northwest Center Kids
and the King County Neighborhood
This In Remembrance section contains brief
obituaries of WSBA members. The list is not
complete and contains only those notices that
the WSBA has learned of through newspapers, magazine articles, trade publications,
and correspondence. Additional notices will
appear in subsequent issues of NWLawyer.
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