Eleanor Stopps

Posted by Ken Campbell April 29, 2012 0 Comment 1068 views
Eleanor Stopps, the woman who was responsible for Protection Island being named a wildlife refuge, passed away a few days ago. At 92 years of age, Stopps had been battling cancer since being diagnosed in March and was surrounded by friends and family when she died. 
The Port Townsend Marine Science Center gives an annual award in her name, the Eleanor Stopps Environmental Leadership Award.
At her request, there will be no memorial service and her ashes will be spread on the grounds of her home in Mats Mats Bay.

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