OBITUARY

Lam Q. Mai

March 23, 1969March 15, 2018
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Lam Mai passed away at Evergreen Hospital on March 15th, 2018 in Kirkland, WA, at the age of 48. Lam was born on March 23rd, 1969 in Nha Trang, Vietnam. He is survived by his father and mother, Na and Khiem and siblings, Son, Thuy and Long. He graduated from Lake Washington High School in 1990 in Kirkland, WA and has worked at Lake Washington School District for a little over 20 years as a Mechanic Helper. Due to many chronic illnesses, Lam was too weak to work. He had to retire early and the school district accepted Lam’s resignation June 27th, 2012. Lam stayed home to recover as he missed his co-workers every day because he loved the people he worked with. Everyone who knew him would agree that he was one of the nicest, sweetest and purest guy a person could know. Lam loved to spend time with his family, his nephews, and niece. He liked dogs and listened to 80’s and 90’s music. His favorite television shows were WWE Wrestling, Little House on the Prairie and Full House. He also loved scary movies. He enjoyed riding his bike and watching the Seahawks. Lam will be cremated on his birthday March 23rd, 2018. His two-day funeral will take place on March 22nd, from 10:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m. for viewing and March 23rd, 9:00 a.m. –- 10:30 a.m. for cremation at Forest Lawn Funeral Homes, Seattle, WA. His oldest brother, Son, will deliver his eulogy on March 23rd at 10 a.m. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Lam Mai’s life.

Services

  • Buddhist Prayer Service Thursday, March 22, 2018
  • Funeral Service Friday, March 23, 2018
REMEMBERING

Lam Q. Mai

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D F.

August 16, 2018

To the beloved family, my deepest and heartfelt compassion for all the pain you are experiencing. Words may not be sufficient, so I give my warm and tender consolation.

Vickie Simpson

March 24, 2018

Lam was such a joy to be around at Transportation. I recall the first day I met him. One of his aides was teaching him how to vacuum.
He was a true part of the drivers family and we missed him dearly when he retired.
I am honored to have worked with Lam.

Richard Haines

March 22, 2018

Lam’s eyes never shined brighter than when he was at work - well maybe when he was talking about professional wrestling. 😉 Thank you for trusting Ed Herbert and me when we shared our belief that Lam could work. He could and did with grace, humility and joy. Never underestimate the power of a job. My thoughts are with you all in this time of grieving and celebration.

Proud to be one of Lam’s former teachers at LWHS

Richard Haines

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