Luke Gary Benson died of pneumonia shortly after his 34th birthday on September 29, 2021. He was born and raised in Olympia, WA, and recently was a resident of Shelton. He was loved by his mother and father, Mimi and Gary. He was loved by his brothers Erik (Jamie) and Kyle (Amanda). He was loved by a whole community of people who helped raise, teach and care for him. Those who loved him will miss him. We were all fortunate to have known Luke and are all the better for his existence.
A funeral service will be held for Luke at St. Michael Catholic Church - Downtown in Olympia on Friday, October 15th, 2021 at 12 noon. If you wish, donations in his memory may be made to South Puget Sound Up with Down Syndrome, P.O. Box 5422, Lacey, WA 98509.