Grant Shellenberger was hired by West Coast Airlines in
1967. He retired from NWA after spending the greatest part of his airline
career in Seattle.
He was 65 when he died on March 16, 2011. He was born
on March 18, 1945 in Colorado Springs, CO. He attended Shadle Park High
School in Spokane, WA where he was on the Varsity wrestling team.
In 1963 he enlisted in the Army Reserve for a 6 year stint.
Grant's interest included classic cars, music and
photography. He was among the first to experiment with and successfully
design holographic and laser photography as an art form.
He is survived by his two daughters, Gina Saville and Amy
Shellenberger, two grandchildren, Garrett, and Gavin Saville and Grant's only
sibling, Gael Shellenberger.
A memorial is planned for Saturday, May 28, 2011 @ 3:00PM at
a park near Alki Beach in West Seattle.