King County councilmember proposes memorial for lives lost to COVID

King County Councilmember Reagan Dunn is proposing the creation of a public art memorial to honor those who have lost their lives to COVID-19.

1940s Victory Square in Seattle and plans for a COVID-19 monument

Dunn introduced new legislation Wednesday that would direct the county to explore making a memorial for King County residents who lost their lives during the pandemic.

“Nearly 2,000 of our residents have lost their lives to COVID-19 to-date, bringing great tragedy to communities across King County,” Dunn said in a news release. “This memorial would preserve for posterity a consequential chapter in King County’s history while honoring every person who has passed away to

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