Les PachecoJanuary 31, 2017
Les Pacheco passed away of natural causes January 31, 2017, at the age of 78.
Les was born in California.
In 1989, he and his wife, Helen, moved to Sequim and in 1999 he received his masters degree from Sacremento State college and PhD from UC Berkley.
He was a substitute teacher and enjoyed playing cards at Shipley Center, as well as softball and golf. He worked as an educator for 37 years. He was an elementary school teacher, then became a vice principal and later a principal. He headed the Right to Read program for the California Department of Education. He won an award for teacher of the year as well as many other awards.
He is survived by his wife Helen of 60 years, his son Steve and daughter-in-law Holly and his two grandsons Ryan Murphy and Conner Pacheco.
There will be a private graveside service. Memorial contributions can be made at Shipley Center. Contact Michael Smith at 360-683-6806.