US Obit Gardner
FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2006 file photo, former Washington Gov. Booth Gardner is shown in Vashon, Wash. Gardner, a two-term Democratic governor who later in life spearheaded a campaign that made Washington the second state in the country to legalize assisted suicide for the terminally ill, has died after a long battle with Parkinson's disease. He was 76. Gardner died Friday, March 15, 2013 at his Tacoma home, family spokesman Ron Dotzauer said Saturday. He was the state's 19th governor. (AP Photo/Seattle Times, Thomas James Hurst) OUTS: SEATTLE OUT, USA TODAY OUT, MAGAZINES OUT, SALES OUT, WORLD WIDE WEB OUT. MANDATORY CREDIT TO THOMAS JAMES HURST/THE SEATTLE TIMES.