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December 17, 2014 at 10:28 AM

Unclaimed ashes to be scattered on Puget Sound

The Associated Press TACOMA — The Pierce County medical examiner plans to scatter the unclaimed ashes of 23 people on the waters of Puget Sound. Dr. Thomas Clark says many of the cremated remains are decades old and no relatives can be found or they’re not interested. So, on Thursday, the sheriff’s patrol boat will carry the remains…

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