Disciplinary actions: Funeral directors

For details about many of these disciplinary actions, please see Search business and professional licenses.

August 2015

Ronald Larson

  • Findings: Failure to supervise auxiliary staff
  • Action: 2 year STAYED suspension and fine

Terry Harper

  • Findings: Practicing with an expired license
  • Action: Fine.

David Terrance

  • Findings: Practicing with an expired license
  • Action: Prohibited from applying for a funeral or cemetery license for 10 years and a fine.

June 2015

Zane Fitch — Seattle

  • Findings: Unlicensed activity and failure to cooperate with board inspection.
  • Action: 3 year suspension, 2 years stayed, fine and random audits for a period of 6 months.

Dayspring Fitch & Sons Funeral Home — Seattle

  • Findings: Failure to file death certificates within 3 days.
  • Action: Fine.

February 2015

Walter Williams — Kent

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 1 year stayed suspension, written summary of the funeral and cemetery laws and rules, and fined.

Sunrise Cremation Society — Everett

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 5 year stayed suspension and fined.

Julius Collins — Everett

  • Findings: Unprofessional conduct.
  • Action: 5 year stayed suspension and fined.

November 2014

Michael Galaviz — Bellingham

  • Findings: Failure to follow directions from next of kin, failure to file death certificate within 3 business days of known death, and altering a death certificate.
  • Action: 18 month stayed suspension, 18 month monitoring of death certificate activity and a fine.

Lewis Funeral Chapel — Bremerton

  • Findings: Failure to follow direction from next of kin and failure to properly supervise intern.
  • Action: Fine.

Glen Henrickson — Bremerton

  • Findings: Failure to follow direction from next of kin and failure to properly supervise intern.
  • Action: 1 year stayed suspension and fine.

Bayard Osborn — Bremerton

  • Findings: Failure to follow direction from next of kin and failure to properly supervise intern.
  • Action: 1 year stayed suspension and fine.

October 2014

Cindy Figueroa — Kent

  • Findings: Failure to comply with board order.
  • Action: Previous stayed suspension was lifted resulting in a 3 year suspension.

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