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Dick Wagner, Center for Wooden Boats founder, dies at 84

Dick Wagner, Founding Director of the Center for Wooden Boats at the south end of Lake Union walks along a dock at the center.

Dick Wagner, who founded the Center for Wooden Boats as a way to remind Seattleites of their city’s maritime history, died last week at 84. He is remembered as a fierce defender of water access for all.

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