By Senators Wojahn, Talmadge, McAuliffe, Sheldon, Loveland, Gaspard, Snyder, Vognild, Williams, Newhouse, Drew, Quigley, Sellar, Amondson, Anderson, Bauer, Bluechel, Cantu, Deccio, Erwin, Franklin, Fraser, Hargrove, Haugen, Hochstatter, Ludwig, McCaslin, McDonald, Morton, Moyer, Nelson,  Niemi, Oke, Owen, Pelz, Prentice, Prince, Rasmussen, Rinehart, Roach, Schow, Skratek, A. Smith, L. Smith, Spanel, Sutherland,  West and  Winsley


            WHEREAS, Ray Moore has represented the people of Seattle and the 36th Legislative District faithfully and well for sixteen years by making his constituents his number one priority; and


            WHEREAS, This concern was shown when Ray Moore became a founder of FOOD Life Line, which is one of the largest food banks in the state; and


            WHEREAS, Ray Moore proved his stamina and durability by running for political office for thirty-four years before finally winning; and


            WHEREAS, Ray Moore has been honored as "Democratic Legislator of the Year: by the Seattle-King County Democratic Club, which probably did not realize he had once been King County Republican chairman; and


            WHEREAS, He was an ardent civil rights advocate before the cause of civil rights was fashionable or popular, and was selected "Man of the Year" by B'nai B'rith in 1957, and later appointed to the President's Civil Rights Advisory Commission; and


            WHEREAS, Ray Moore's legislative interests ranged from the animal rights bill he fought for to the stability of financial institutions throughout the state; and


            WHEREAS, Ray and his wife, Virginia, are responsible for some near legendary Indian curry dinners that greatly added to the spice of life on Queen Anne Hill;


            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, That the Senate of the State of Washington wish Ray and Virginia the best life has to offer and say "Mahalo" and "Aloha"


I, Marty Brown, Secretary of the Senate,

do hereby certify that this is a true and

correct copy of Senate Resolution 1994-8705,

adopted by the Senate March 14, 1994.





Secretary of the Senate