John R. Foster, 78, passed away from Parkinson’s disease in Federal Way on March 4, 2013. He graduated from Colville High School in 1952 and attended Whitworth College. John loved history, camping, CB radio, working hard to provide for his family and was especially fond of the Oregon Coast. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wallace Foster and Nellie (Holliday) Foster, and his wife, Helen (Anslow) Foster. He is survived by his brother, Wallace Miles Foster (wife Patricia); three sons, Mark (wife Karen), Eric (wife Karen), and Keith (wife Janet) Foster, as well as eight grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren. At his request, no formal service will be held. It was John’s wish to have his ashes combined with the ashes of his beloved wife and released together at the Oregon Coast.