Mary Lewis, W7QGP - Silent Key

This a.m. we received word that Mary Lewis, W7QGP, has become a Silent
Key. Mary was very involved in the ARRL at the division and section
levels. She was an Elmer to many of us. Gary Lewis, WA7BBJ, Mary's son,
has provided the following QST

QST QST QST to all Amateur Radio Operators.

It is with great sorrow that I must announce at this time, the passing
of MARY LEWIS, W7QGP on March 12th 2013.

Mary’s love of life and Ham Radio lead her to serve the Ham Radio
community over the years as an:

ARRL assistant Section Manager, and as a ARRL Affiliated Club
Coordinator for Western Washington.

Past ARRL Director Northwestern Division, Section Communications
Manager for Washington and Section Manager for Western Washington.

Mary was also a Life member of the American Radio Relay League and the
Quarter Century Wireless Association. She was also a member of Quarter
Century Wireless Woman and Young Ladies Radio League.

Retired from Broadcasting and a member of “The Society of Broadcast
Engineers”.
Mary was a member of the Western Washington DX Club, North Seattle
Amateur Club, Mike & Key Amateur Radio Club and the Mount Baker
Amateur Radio Club.

Mary and her husband Harry were part of the Original Founding Members
that helped create the Western Washington Amateur Radio Traffic
System. A traffic handling system still in use today by many Amateur
Radio Operators.

Mary is survived by her husband Harry W7JWJ, her daughter Diana K7ETY,
and her son Gary WA7BBJ. As well as, 4 Grandchildren, and 3 Great
Grandchildren.

Mary will be missed by the Ham Radio Community, her family and
friends. Memorial services for Mary will be announced later when the
details are finalized.

The family is requesting that you do not send flowers. Cards can be
sent to: Harry W. Lewis PO Box 5204 Lacy WA 98509-5204.
Any cash donations received will go toward the purchase of an ARRL
Diamond Terrace Memorial Brick to remember Mary Lewis W7QGP as a
Silent Key.

(To be sent in Morse Code if possible)
…_ …_ _ . … _ .. ._ _ .. ._.. ._.. _ _ .. … … _. _ _ _
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v v test I will miss you
all
_.. . ._ _ _ _ _... _ _._ _ _. ._ _. … _._
de W7QGP SK

End of QST

The impact Mary had on us and our hobby will not be forgotten and she
will be missed. Please take a few minutes to pass condolences to the
Lewis family.

Sincerely,

Monte, K2MLS

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ARRL Western Washington Section
Section Manager: Monte L Simpson, K2MLS
k2mls@arrl.org
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