Tom Warner was a long-time Secretary of the Seattle-Cuba Friendship Committee, and for 49 years a vocal advocate for normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.
Tom passed away in 2011.
November 16, 2011
Memorial service highlights
Family and friends held a memorial service for Tom Warner on November 5th, 2011 at Bethany United Church of Christ in South Seattle. Here are some highlights:
Tina Warner's eulogy:
Judy's sharing about the Workers Defense Fund:
Gabriela playing "Family":
Bill's sharing and poem:
November 16, 2011
Tom Warner singing Wobbly songs on Sept 22, 2011:
Christians at War
Long Haired preachers
Oct 28, 2011
Memorial Service for Tom Warner
Date and Time: Saturday November 5th, 2011, from 2pm to 5pm.
Location: Bethany United Church of Christ, 6230 Beacon Ave. So., South Seattle.
It will be a potluck. Spaghetti (both meat and vegetarian) will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share: salad, bread, dessert, a drink, or an appetizer.
Also if you are inspired, bring a photo, a story, or other memento to share. We are making a scrap book.
More information: (206) 725-7535
See you there!
October 26, 2011
Cuba loses a friend in Seattle
Tom Warner, heart and soul of Seattle's Cuba solidarity movement for the past 50 years, has died at age 86. He passed at home on October 24, 2011, with his loving wife Judy at his side.
His daughter Valentina wrote that "he told us "Don't mourn, ORGANIZE!"
Tom Warner and Judy Zeh at Blaine border crossing, 2010.
Stories about Tom on the web:
2011 Trust fund for favorite causes
2005 Tom Warner Buzzflash Interview
2002 Seattle Post Intelligencer story
2002 Seattle Weekly story
Tom Warner, Ramon Bernal and Judy Zeh in Havana, 2007.
Tom Warner, ¡presente!