David M. Said

Native Harborite David Mark Said, 59, of Olympia died Thursday, April 25, 2002 at home after a four-year battle with cancer.

He was born August 26, 1942 to Jesse and Leona (Lemmon) Said in Aberdeen.

Said was raised in Grays Harbor County and graduated from Aberdeen High School. The family also lived in Aloha and Quinault.

He married Lyn Erwin in Idaho on Aug. 1, 1964. They lived in Seattle, Olympia, Aberdeen, Ellensburg and returned to Olympia where they lived almost 30 years.

He owned Triad West Performance, a Porsche shop in Olympia. He also worked for Lakeside Industries from which he retired. He loved racing his Porsche and was an acitve member in the Porsche Club of America. He coached his daughters’ fast-pitch teams. He happily attended all Aberdeen High School reunions and enjoyed visiting with friends. He was a big Mariners’ fan, often coordinating his cancer treatments in Seattle so he could catch a ball game.

Survivors include his wife of the family home; two daughters, Kristin Kappl of Redmond and Corinn of Lacey; two sisters, Marge Potter of Tumwater and Bonnie Troupe of Silverlake and six grandchildren.

A memorial service is set for 1 p.m. Wednesday, May 1 at Mt. View Nazarene in Tumwater. A lunch will follow at the family home, 4630 Black Lake Belmore Road SW, Olympia.

Donations are suggested to the Said Memorial Fund, TCCU-144720, P. O. Box 718, Olympia, 98507. Money will be donated to the Providence Hospice Fund and the Virginia Mason Medical Center’s Infusion Center.

Arrangements are by Olympic Funeral Home of Olympia.

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