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Darlene Peters memorialized on national TV newscast

Swinomish member dies of COVID-19


December 30, 2020

Her remarkable devotion to others as she worked and traveled was well known to all in the Swinomish and La Conner communities where Darlene Peters grew up.

Now the entire country knows, too.

Peters was among recent COVID-19 victims whose memories were honored and many contributions saluted during the national PBS NewsHour broadcast Christmas night.

“Out of all the COVID-19 deaths each week,” said Peters’ lifelong friend and former Swinomish Indian Tribal Community Senate Chairman Brian Cladoosby, “five are honored and their stories shared.”

Cladoosby thanked Swinomish historia...

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