Who We Are

Contact:  hospicefoundationjhc.org;  360-385-0610

Members of the Hospice Foundation believe that each of us has the right to die with dignity and without pain. We wish to ensure that everyone’s loved ones are given the support they need to live each day as they choose.

Board of Directors

Tom DukeTom Duke, President. Tom is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Chemical Dependency Counselor whose professional life began with a practice in Port Townsend in 1988.  A board member of Olympic Community Action Programs (OLYCAP), Tom’s past Board experiences include service as president of the Port Townsend Food Coop and member of the Jefferson County Alcohol and Drug Advisory Board. He enjoys skiing, backpacking, and hiking.  email: contact @hospicefoundationjhc.org

Hospice 2Dotty Flowers, President Elect.  Dotty has spent many years in the restaurant business in addition to graphic arts and computer programming experience.  She plans to spend the rest of her life in Port Townsend and would like to offer her skills to the community by becoming involved on the Foundation Board. 

Barbara MurphyBarbara Murphy, Secretary.  A retired administrative services manager for both nonprofit and local government agencies, Barbara moved to Port Townsend twelve years ago from the San Francisco Bay Area.  Hospice became an important part of Barbara’s life during the last weeks of her husband’s illness and through bereavement support after his death.  She enjoys volunteering at a variety of Port Townsend events.

Lynn AndersonLynn Anderson. A retired school teacher and inn keeper, Lynn moved to Port Townsend with her husband in 1982. After restoring two Victorian homes, they built a new home where they have lived for 23 years. Lynn’s experience as a participant in the Hospice Bereavement program after her husband’s death feeds into her deep belief in the purpose and focus of hospice. She loves her dog, home and garden, and friends.

Hospice 3Bill Beezley. Bill is a public information and education professional with both public agency and private business experience.  He has a strong foundation of knowledge regarding investments and would like to assist the Board in future decision making.

Karen GriffithKaren Griffith. Karen moved to the Northwest 3 years ago from Salt Lake where she retired as director of volunteers for a hospice. She came to love the services hospice provides when her father was in his last days and “angels” came to the home to help the family. Karen is the current president of East Jefferson Rotary Club as well as a Client Services Volunteer with Compassion and Choices of Washington. She founded Memory Catcher where she records people’s Life Stories.


David HarrahDavid Harrah. A native of the Pacific Northwest, David attended Port Townsend schools while growing up, then traveled extensively in his career in the Surety/Insurance industry. He retired to Port Townsend in 2005. David is past Exalted Ruler and current Trustee of the Port Townsend Elks. He serves as Post Chaplain for American Legion Post No. 26 and is Vice-President of Rakers Car Club.

Bradford Y. Lee, M.D.Bradford Y. Lee, M.D.. Brad and his wife, Sally, moved to Port Ludlow, WA, in 2005. A retired cardiac surgeon from San Jose, CA, he served as a volunteer Medical Director for Tahoe Forest Hospice, in Truckee, CA. Brad enjoys gardening, photography, biking, reading, and continues to maintain an interest and passion for healthcare. He and his wife, along with their two Bichons, enjoy hiking and exploring the Northwest with family and friends.

Sally Lynum-Lee.  A retired RN and Nursing Administrator, SallyFullSizeRender (1) has lived in Port Ludlow for 10 years.  Her professional work in the Healthcare field has included Oncology, Quality Management, and Hospice Nursing services and practice.  She loves golfing, gardening, bridge, book club and singing in a choir.  She joins the Foundation Board after 4 years of serving as a Hospice patient volunteer.

MaryAnn SewardMaryAnn Seward.  A native Washingtonian, MaryAnn has lived in Port Townsend since 1999.  Her heart belongs to non-profit and public sector organizations where, for over 40 years, she has served in the capacities of director, consultant, mentor and volunteer.  She is the Principal of Seward Associates’ Consulting.

Ci ndy ThayerCindy Thayer. Cindy moved to Port Townsend with her forester husband in 1978 and has been an active part of this community ever since. A realtor for 25 years, she also served on the Port Townsend Planning Commission for fourteen years and has been a member of the Centrum Board for ten years. She retired in 2003 and spends much of her time volunteering, working in her yard, and traveling.

Hospice 1Shirley Williams.  Shirley and husband George retired, moving to Port Townsend in 2002.  She was a Clinical Specialist/manager in oncology services at a Minnesota hospital and on the speaker’s bureau for the American Cancer Society.  Shirley is active in the Jefferson Master Gardener Foundation, the Red Cross, her garden and work with her therapy dog, Otis.  She believes in helping people understand their options in becoming their own best advocate in treatment and care.

Lisa Holt, Executive Director Home Health, Hospice, and Chief Ancillary Officer Jefferson Healthcare

Contact Information

Hospice Office: (360) 385-0610
Open Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

Hospice Foundation for Jefferson Healthcare
2500 Sims Way, Suite 300
Port Townsend, Washington 98368