Many pay respect to Slim Lawson


Several hundred people gathered at Spanaway airport Sunday May 3 to pay respects to Ralph ‘Slim’ Lawson who died last month. Known to all as Slim the owner and operator of the airport and flight school spent more than 26,000 hours in the air as an instructor and helped hundreds to enter the aviation industry.

There were memories shared by those attending and numerous photos scattered around the hangar. The airport remains open as Gary Lawson, Slims son and business operator works on a possible property sale.

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