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Barton 'Bart' L. Attebery, 1930-2008


Barton ‘Bart' L. Attebery, 78, former head of the Department of Commercial Photography at Seattle Central Community College, passed away Dec. 11, 2007.

The Laramie, Wyo., native earned a B.A. in commercial photography at the Art Center in Los Angeles. He met his future wife, Margaret "Maggie" Besette, in 1950 and later moved to Seattle where, by 1962, Attebery established his own commercial photography business.

In 1981, Bart retired from the business and joined Seattle Central Community College as the head of the Commercial Photography department, where he taught until his retirement in 1997.

Donations may be made to the Bart Attebery Scholarship Fund for Seattle Central photography students, c/o Amy Ross, 16119 73rd Pl. W., Edmonds, WA 98026.