Deidre Magner, longtime groundskeeper for Sequim View Cemetery, raises the flag at the cemetery on Memorial Day just before noon. Flags at local cemeteries were lowered to half mast through mid-day Monday in recognition of the holiday. Local veterans groups cancelled Memorial Day ceremonies with a statewide ban on large gatherings in place. Sequim Gazette photos by Michael Dashiell

Deidre Magner, longtime groundskeeper for Sequim View Cemetery, raises the flag at the cemetery on Memorial Day just before noon. Flags at local cemeteries were lowered to half mast through mid-day Monday in recognition of the holiday. Local veterans groups cancelled Memorial Day ceremonies with a statewide ban on large gatherings in place. Sequim Gazette photos by Michael Dashiell

Subdued remembrances on Memorial Day

Deidre Magner, longtime groundskeeper for Sequim View Cemetery, raises the flag at the cemetery on Memorial Day just before noon. Flags at local cemeteries were lowered to half mast through mid-day Monday in recognition of the holiday. Local veterans groups cancelled Memorial Day ceremonies with a statewide ban on large gatherings in place. Sequim Gazette photos by Michael Dashiell

The Sequim American Legion Post 62, along with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honor more than 560 veterans by placing flags adjacent to grave markers May 23 at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Judy Tordini

Shannon Meehan, president of the Ladies Auxiliary of the American Legion Marvin G. Shields Post 26, describes why the Legion and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Lodge 317 were laying wreaths on Memorial Day Monday at the Fort Worden Military Cemetery. Photo by Zach Jablonski/Olympic Peninsula News Group

By Michael Dashiell

Sequim Gazette

The Sequim American Legion Post 62, along with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honor more than 560 veterans by placing flags adjacent to grave markers May 23 at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Judy Tordini

The Sequim American Legion Post 62, along with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honor more than 560 veterans by placing flags adjacent to grave markers May 23 at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Judy Tordini

The Sequim American Legion Post 62, along with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honor more than 560 veterans by placing flags adjacent to grave markers May 23 at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Judy Tordini

The Sequim American Legion Post 62, along with local Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and members of the Michael Trebert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution honor more than 560 veterans by placing flags adjacent to grave markers May 23 at Sequim View Cemetery. Photo courtesy of Judy Tordini

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