Michael Del Walker
Michael Del Walker passed away Tuesday, October 16th at the age of 75 after a four year battle with cancer.
Michael and his family built a home in Whatcom County at the end of the Rutsatz Road on the banks of the Nooksack River’s middle fork and lived there for over 40 years.
Michael was born in Providence Hospital in Spokane WA in the middle of World War II. He lived in Davenport, Vancouver, Pullman, Sedro-Woolley, Sacramento, Berkeley, Hoboken, and Washington DC before landing on the Rutsatz. Michael graduated from El Camino HS in Sacramento CA in 1961; Graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in a speedy three years and then crossed the bay to attend and graduate from Hastings Law School in San Francisco.
Never one to rest, he went directly to Hoboken NJ to work for the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) within the US Commission on Civil Rights.