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Barbieri An Uncommon ‘Common Man’ Letter Of The Week - From July 11

Re: The death of Lou Barbieri:

I have had the privilege of working for Goodale & Barbieri for six years. For four of those years, Lou himself lived in our building at Rockwood Lane. Lou and his lovely wife Kay are the most genuine, down-to-earth people we have ever known.

His office downtown was unassuming. He once said that he never forgot his roots and he never lost the touch and feeling of the common man.

In an era when families are fractured and wealth or power takes precedence over family values, he and Kay kept their family close and strong.

The beautiful hand print of Lou Barbieri will forever be reflected on those of us who live here. Spokane is a much more lovely and forward-looking city because of his efforts and vision.

God rest his soul. We loved him. Marlene and Bill Walters Spokane

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