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In Memory of Dixie Gatchel

Beloved community leader Dixie Gatchel passed away on February 6, 2021 at 96 years old. Dixie spent much of her life volunteering to expand trails and trail access in Pierce County for the benefit of people and our environment. This short film serves as a tribute to Dixie’s life and legacy. We hope it inspires you in the same way Dixie inspired us. Happy Trails, Dixie. To learn more about Dixie’s dream, please visit