Thursday, March 26, 2009

At Last ~ Memorial Service Details

Finally, here are the details for Jack's memorial services and memorial contributions:

Seattle area:

4/4/09 Woodinville Unitarian Universalist Church
19020 Woodinville Duvall Road
Woodinville WA 98072
Time: 12:30 to 3:00

There will be an opportunity for folks to gather at local restaurants to continue remembering Jack after the service if they choose.
If you are interested in helping with set up or clean up or refreshments we need a few volunteers, please call Jack's little sister Celia Alario at 310.721.6517

Santa Cruz services:

Hosted by Herne’s Oak and Friends

Saturday, April 18th, 2009
Gather at 1PM, Ritual at 2PM

Forty Thieves Picnic Area, George Washington Grove, in Lower DeLaveaga
Park (850 N. Branciforte Dr.)

Join us for a memorial service for our wonderful friend Jack Darkhand who passed on to Summerland March 22nd, 2009. All are welcome, especially those who were unable to make it up to the funeral in Seattle. There will be a simple ritual, followed by a picnic potluck social.

What to bring: A white flower (natural, not synthetic), food & drink to share, pictures of Jack, your stories and memories, drums and
instruments to play. Donations towards the cost of the site rental fee will be much appreciated.

The Forty Thieves site is accessible to those who are physically challenged, with plenty picnic tables and grills, potable water,
brand-new accessible bathrooms and paved, accessible parking. Please leave your all your animal friends (Dogs, Cats, Ferrets, Toads, Owls, etc.) at home. Santa Cruz weather can be unpredictable at this time of year so you may wish to dress in layers, bring sunscreen and a hat. Poison Oak is widespread in the park, please use caution if exploring away from the cleared areas.

Memorial Contributions in lieu of flowers:
fund to help support Linda & the girls in the interim:
WaMu account 313-624370-0
There will be a PayPal link on the here soon for this donation


Seattle Children's Hospital
PO Box 50020
Seattle WA 98145
in memory of Jack Darkhand

There will be an online guestbook at soon.


  1. Thanks, Linda. Hope to see you there. -- Michaela

  2. Hi Linda. I'm scheduled to be on a train during the memorial, so I'd like to pass on my sincerest condolences. Jack was the kind of person that could never be compared to another. It's been more than a year since he left our motley crew of geeks, but no more than a few weeks since he last came up in conversation. That lasting power of his personality is a legacy for his spirit to proudly own. My heart is entirely with you and your family. -- Jonathan