Paul Allen, who gave the UW Libraries $11.9 million and is the son of the late Kenneth S. Allen, the libraries' associate director for 20 years .
Harriet Stimson Bullitt, '64, environmental benefactor and former co-owner of King Broadcasting
KVI talk radio host John Carlson, '81
Glass artist Dale Chihuly, '65, the UW's 1993 Alumnus Summa Laude Dignatus
Seattle City Councilwoman Martha Choe, '76
Bill Gates, the UW's most generous donor and son of William H. Gates, '50 and Mary Maxwell Gates, '50
Best selling author David Guterson, '78, '82
UW English Professor Charles Johnson, winner of the 1990 National Book Award
Jonathan Poneman, former UW journalism student and KCMU staffer, co-founder of Sub Pop Records and force in Seattle's music scene
Seattle Mayor Norm Rice, '72, '74
Tomio Moriguchi, '61, owner of Uwajimaya, the Asian supermarket chain
"Another big problem in health care is the high cost of malpractice insurance. The problem is, for every doctor graduating from medical school, there are two students graduating from law school waiting to sue you."--Art Buchwald, speaking to a gathering at Hogness Auditorium at the UW School of Medicine on June 6.
For several letters concerning Ron Martinez and his death, see December 1996 Letters to the Editor.
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