Cindy Vest, the smiling face of La Conner’s newspapers for decades, has died
April 19, 2022
Newspaperwoman Cindy Vest, who was integral to a half century of news publishing in La Conner, died on Sunday, April 10 with her family at her bedside. She had been battling leukemia.
Until she retired last year, Cindy had been the behind-the-scenes engine keeping La Conner’s weekly newspapers running since the 1970s.
Cynthia Louise Graff was born in Everett, Washington to MaryLou and Robert Graff on May 19, 1950. Her father was a printer and from the time she was a schoolgirl, she worked with her dad at Graff Printing in Everett, a business founded by her grandfather in 1928 at 2927 We...