February 18, 2021
Alma Dean "Dee" McKean, passed away Feb. 8, 2021, at the Whitman Hospital in Colfax. She was 86. A graveside service will be held Saturday, February 20, at 12 p.m. in the LaCrosse Cemetery.
Alma was born Sep. 15, 1934, in Yakima, Wash., to John and Mary Howard Miller. She was raised in the Wapato area and graduated from the Wapato High School in 1953. She married Ron Saxton and they moved to settle closer to the coast near Darrington, Wash. They moved back to Yakima after five years. Dee worked in orchard warehouses where she sorted apples for about 12 years. She and Ron went their separat...