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Mark David Judy

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Mark David Judy

July 7,1947-March 25, 2023

Mark David Judy beloved husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend died peacefully at his Snohomish residence on March 25, 2023. He was 75 years old. Mark was a long-time resident and deeply respected member of both the Snohomish and Plain, Washington communities. Born in 1947 to James Judy and Harriet Judy, Mark was the second son of seven children and is survived by five siblings. Mark was a proud 5th generation Californian raised in Palo Alto from age five through graduating Palo Alto High School Class of 1965. He continued with his undergraduate education at the University of Redlands and received a Masters of Hospital Administration from the Medical College of Virginia. Mark’s life had a far-reaching and powerful impact. Mark worked in healthcare administration in various locations, including as the Chief Executive Officer of Everett General Hospital from 1983-1994 of Valley General Hospital from 2000-2009, and of Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth from 2009-2011. Mark was a well-respected member of the Washington State Hospital Association for decades, serving on the Board of Trustees from 2001-2011 and being awarded the Joe Hopkins Memorial Award in 1996. Mark was known and valued for his lasting influence on positively shaping a culture of dignity and respect within every context that he worked. Mark dedicated several years of his life and all of his heart to mission work, operating in various roles for the Africa Inland Mission in Kenya, East Africa. In his retirement, Mark was an integral part of multiple foundations and mission boards, including Bethany of the Northwest and Cascade Medical Foundation. He was an active member of the Plain Community Church. He was, and is, abundantly loved by his wife of 54 years, Terri Judy, and their children: Jeff and Amy Judy, Jonathan and Rebecca Judy, Jonelle and Aaron Johnson, and Joanna and Caleb Swart. Eighteen grandchildren called him their own. He will be profoundly missed. Celebration of Life services were held  at Crossview Church in Snohomish, Washington and at Plain Community Church in Plain, Washington. In honor of Mark, donations are being received at Plain Community Church or Cascade Medical Foundation where Mark and Terri have been actively involved.