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Tom Warner was a long-time Secretary of the Seattle-Cuba Friendship Committee, and for 49 years a vocal advocate for normalization of relations between Cuba and the United States.
Tom passed away in 2011.

November 16, 2011
Memorial service highlights
Family and friends held a memorial service for Tom Warner on November 5th, 2011 at Bethany United Church of Christ in South Seattle. Here are some highlights:

Tina Warner's eulogy:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Y1I0h5T_gs&feature=related

Judy's sharing about the Workers Defense Fund:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XjmS8bZEmW4

Gabriela playing "Family":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8zJhiBZ6fU&feature=email

Bill's sharing and poem:
http://www.youtube.com/user/kanatran3#p/u/5/7hByX-QsQmc

November 16, 2011
Tom Warner singing Wobbly songs on Sept 22, 2011:

Casey Jones
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgdQRWhlzVw&feature=related

Christians at War
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI17lUi_Z0c&feature=related

Long Haired preachers
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhBxORt-0D4&feature=related

Mr. Block
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TJtJc6AVNOU&feature=related

Oct 28, 2011
Memorial Service for Tom Warner

Date and Time: Saturday November 5th, 2011, from 2pm to 5pm.
Location: Bethany United Church of Christ, 6230 Beacon Ave. So., South Seattle.
It will be a potluck. Spaghetti (both meat and vegetarian) will be provided. Please bring a side dish to share: salad, bread, dessert, a drink, or an appetizer.
Also if you are inspired, bring a photo, a story, or other memento to share. We are making a scrap book.
More information: (206) 725-7535
See you there!

October 26, 2011
Cuba loses a friend in Seattle
Tom Warner, heart and soul of Seattle's Cuba solidarity movement for the past 50 years, has died at age 86. He passed at home on October 24, 2011, with his loving wife Judy at his side.
His daughter Valentina wrote that "he told us "Don't mourn, ORGANIZE!"

Tom Warner and Judy Zeh at Blaine border crossing, 2010.

Tom and Judy at Blaine border crossing, 2010

Stories about Tom on the web:
2011 Trust fund for favorite causes
http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/jerrylarge/2016652494_jdl31.html

2005 Tom Warner Buzzflash Interview
http://www.chrispforr.net/usa/tom/tom.htm

2002 Seattle Post Intelligencer story
http://www.seattlepi.com/news/article/U-S-threatens-to-fine-man-who-posted-Cuba-news-1103847.php

2002 Seattle Weekly story
http://www.seattleweekly.com/2002-12-18/news/embargo-in-cyberspace/

Tom Warner, Ramon Bernal and Judy Zeh in Havana, 2007.

Tom and Judy in Havana, 2007

Tom Warner, ¬°presente!