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Former Valley resident Paul Kendall Corliss dies at 68

Paul Kendall Corliss, 68, a resident of Kingstowne in Alexandria, Va, and a former Valley resident, died Thursday, Jan. 31, at home due to complications after a 2010 lung transplant.

Paul was born in Seattle on July 4, 1944, the youngest son of Kenneth Corliss and Margaret “Peggy” McKibben Corliss.

Paul attended Fall City Elementary and Mount Si High School in North Bend. He attended Eastern Washington University and graduated in economics from Hunter College. He was a VISTA (Peace Corps) volunteer in New York City. In 1976, Paul married Linda Laws Corliss  in Manhattan.

He is survived by his wife Linda, sister Kathy Corliss Kranseler of Palm Desert, Calif.; son John Corliss and daughter-in-law Ella Barros of San Jose, Calif.; step-son Richard Palmer and daughter-in-law Brenda Palmer of Canton, Georgia; grandchildren Adam Palmer, Alec, Olivia and Emma Corliss; and many, many friends and extended family.

 

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