Dwight Clark’s memorial service open to public

AUBURN - The public is invited to a memorial service Sunday, Oct. 17 for Dwight Clark, 18, who was found dead in Bellingham days after starting his freshman year at Western Washington University .

The body of Dwight Clark, of Auburn was found in Bellingham Bay last week, more than a week after he was last seen leaving a party.

The memorial celebration service for him is to begin at 3 p.m. at Grace Community Church, 1320 Auburn Way S., in Auburn, his family announced Tuesday. The family also announced a fundraising effort for the Dwight Clark Memorial Indoor Skate Park.

“Dwight’s dream was to have a skate park in the Auburn area that was indoors/under cover so that kids of all ages could be safe and skate 365 days a year,” family friend Pennie Saum wrote in a statement to the media. “Dwight’s passion was skating and filming, and we are excited to work towards making his dream come true.”

Donations can be made to Chase bank account or on the “FIND Dwight Clark” Facebook page.