Yet another former colleague has died too young. I worked with H. Mason (Mase) Sizemore at The Times back in the late ’60s when I was a reporter and he was an editor, just a step along the way for him, on his way to becoming president of The Times. Do yourself a favor and read Lynda Mapes’ excellent and sensitive obituary of his death at age 76.
Daughter Jill Mansfield emailed the news that there will be two celebrations of her dad’s life. The first is at 2pm, Saturday, Feb. 10 at Our Redeemer’s Lutheran Church at 2400 NW 85th St. in Seattle and the second is a party at 2pm, Sunday, Feb. 11 at the Washington Athletic Club in Seattle. —LC