An artist has been commissioned to design and create a permanent memorial at the William W. Winpisinger Education and Technology Center to give tribute to IAM members who lost their lives as a result of occupational injuries or illnesses.
This workers Memorial will be dedicated in the month of August this year to coincide with the annual Safety and Health Conference. The patio surrounding the Memorial will be finished in bricks. For each member who has died in the past, a brick will be inscribed with their name, date deceased, and their local lodge number.
Local Lodge W246 will have 3 bricks placed at the memorial for the following workers:
If you should know of any other former members of Machinists Local Lodge W246 who have lost their lives as a result of occupational injuries or illnesses, please contact the Local so we may make arrangements to have their names added to this memorial.
|William L. McDaniel
||Duane M. John
||Donald K. Gates
|Deceased February 1, 1996
||Deceased March 17, 2000
||Deceased November 1, 2000
||Particleboard Warehouse Accident
|Taylor Lumber, Sheridan Oregon
||Cascade Logging, Lebanon Oregon
||SierraPine Ltd, Springfield Oregon