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Posted 2019-08-06T19:55:42Z

Adding to the legacy of Jeff Cawley!

On September 28th 2019 we will be celebrating the life of Jeff Cawley and putting our energy toward forwarding his commitment to stewardship of nature and the arts of fine craftsmanship, especially blacksmithing. Jeff dreamed of creating a conference and teaching space at our family land in Brinnon WA where groups of people could come together to learn and share knowledge and inspiration. We will be having a gathering to celebrate his life, honor his values, and have a groundbreaking of the future art space.[...]

Posted 2019-06-19T07:02:44Z

Memorial information

Thank you all for your kind words of support through this difficult time. I would like to invite you Jeff's memorials. The first will be a more traditional memorial and reception this Saturday, June 22nd starting at 2pm at the Multnomah Friends Meeting, 4312 S.E. Stark Street. There will be plenty of time for stories, so if you feel like sharing one we would love to hear it!
There will also be a life party and ground breaking of a new blacksmith shop and teaching area at our family land in the Olympics, Oleanna, on September 28th. If you are interested in coming up for that please contact [email protected] or [email protected] for more information.[...]

Posted 2019-05-29T03:13:59Z

Jeff has moved on

Jeff passed out of this world on Memorial day, Monday May 27th at 8am surrounded by his family.

He started his transition on Friday, but had many good days until then. We thank everyone for their love, support, kind thoughts, and gifts through this difficult time.[...]

Posted 2019-04-11T04:58:16Z

Starting the transition

Today Jeff was enrolled in hospice. He will be staying at home through this process and has a whole gaggle of people around him. Jeff is not in pain, he is however very sleepy and a disoriented, and has not been eating or drinking very much. The hospice team seems very nice and extremely helpful. The nurse today said that we are looking at two possible outcomes, he might be in a lull and might be able to regain some ability, or we might be coming to the end, it is still a little too soon to tell.[...]