A former forest ranger has had his dying wish fulfilled when a hospice arranged for him to be taken to a woodland park for a final visit.
Having learnt of his wish, staff got in contact with the local fire brigade to see if they could help.
And in March staff and members of Snohomish County Fire District managed to take Ed on a trip to Meadowdale Beach Park in Edmonds.
Together, the group took Ed up and down the trails, bringing him the scents of the forest by touching the fragrant growth and bringing their hands close to Ed's face.Ed was delighted. So were all the professionals who accompanied him.