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Peter Sherwin, Seattle monorail’s ‘cantankerous’ and kindhearted promoter, dies at 70

John “Peter” Sherwin

“Don’t fear the voters,” Peter Sherwin would say. The activist was unrelenting in his calls for Seattle officials to listen to the grass-roots movement to expand the city’s monorail.

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