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Liam James Gillikin


Liam James Gillikin

October 11, 2000-July 4, 2023

On July 4, 2023, Liam James Gillikin, age 22, of Leavenworth, Washington, died in a cliff diving accident near Crescent Bar, Washington on the Columbia River.

Liam was born in Anchorage, Alaska on October 11, 2000. He graduated from Cashmere High School in 2019. At the time of his death, he was working in Prudhoe Bay, Alaska as an Industrial Technician for Ice Services, Inc.

Liam is survived by his father, David Gillikin, mother Karin Jorgensen, brothers Whelan and Aengus Gillikin, sister Finna Jo Gillikin and grandparents Arne and Judith Jorgensen. He will be deeply missed by his friends, family and all who knew him.

An avid fisherman, hunter, snowboarder, hiker and mountain biker, Liam displayed a passionate and enthusiastic love of all outdoor activities, including collecting elk and deer sheds.

A celebration of life is scheduled for 6:00 pm on August 28 at the Leavenworth Ski Hill Lodge. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to organized by Bryson Murdock in the name of Liam James Gillikin. The funds will be used to update the Cashmere Pump Track as well as hunting and fishing programs for youth.