Obituaries

Read the latest on the deaths of notable people. These news stories recount the lives that made them prominent locally, nationally and worldwide.

Body of famed skier with Seattle roots recovered in Nepal

FILE- Hilaree Nelson of Telluride, Colorado, left and James Morrison of Tahoe, California, raise their fists as the pair arrived in Kathmandu, Nepal, Oct. 4, 2018. Rescuers in a helicopter were searching on the world’s eighth-highest mountain Tuesday for Nelson, the famed U.S. ski mountaineer a day after she fell off the mountain near the peak. Nelson, 49, was skiing down from the 8,163-meter (26,775-foot) summit with her partner Jim Morrison when she fell off the mountain, according to Jiban Ghimire of the Kathmandu-based Shangri-La Nepal Trek that organized and outfitted the expedition.(AP Photo/Niranjan Shrestha, File) NUM101 NUM101

Hilaree Nelson, who grew up in the Northwest and was a renowned role model for other adventurers, died in a fall on the world’s eighth-highest mountain.

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