Lavone Newell Reim
August 11, 2021
Skagit Valley artist, instructor and hostess of the Barn Show, Lavone Newell Reim, passed away peacefully on July 29 at home, with her family at her side. Newell Reim lived most of her life in the Skagit Valley area. She taught art for more than two decades, led the valley’s Barn Shows art events from 1987 to 2003, travelled extensively, wrote two books and was a renowned painter throughout. An obituary and full-length feature story will run in a future edition of La Conner Weekly News.