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Planned Giving

The Heritage Society recognizes alumni, parents, and friends who have committed a planned or deferred gift to Annie Wright Schools.
Planned giving to Annie Wright Schools ensures that generations of students will benefit from your investment. By joining the Heritage Society you help shape the legacy you will leave while strengthening and providing stability for the institution.

If you have already included Annie Wright in your estate planning or would like information on some simple ways to do so, please complete this form or contact Director of Development Grace Finch at 253.284.8604 or

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  • Beneficiary Designations

    A beneficiary designation is one of the simplest ways to make a planned gift. Simply list Annie Wright Schools as the beneficiary on a retirement or insurance account.
  • Bequests

    A bequest is a gift provision in your will or revocable living trust that transfers assets to Annie Wright Schools at the end of your life.
  • Heritage Society Members

    Jae-Chan Ahn and Young-Sun Nam
    Shirley Anderson* ’52
    Sally (Peterson) Atherton ’66
    Grace (Brynolson) Atkinson* ’33
    Elaine (Tubbs) Austin* ’36
    Martine Baker-Anderson* ’57
    Anne (Murray) Barbey* ’38
    Ruth (Nunan) Bartells* ’26
    Sue (Spiegle) Batema ’61
    Rex J. Bates*
    Barry and Susan Bauska
    Mildred Anne (Campbell) Bechtel* ’45
    Florence Behnke*
    Catherine (McPherson) Bernhard* ’30
    Suzanne (Baker) Bethke* ’55
    Kay Bishop* ’60
    Ruth Bishop* ’63
    Ann Bogrette*
    Dzidra Briedis*
    Betty Lou (Ervin) Broderick ’53
    Beverley Brown* ’41
    Samuel Brown*
    Alma (Corry) Campbell Fleet ’64
    Laura and Mark Carlson
    Patricia (Sutherland) Carver '45
    Michael Churng and Kate Dorr ’96
    Tad Ellis*
    Mary (Turrill) Ellis* ’39
    Anne Field*
    Judith (Yengling) Forkner '63
    Jane (Spencer) Foster* ’56
    Will and Anne (Middleton) Foster ’70
    Katherine (Parks) George '61
    Barbara Glasgow* ’36
    Stacey and Jake Guadnola ’90MS
    Pamela Hanson ’70
    E. Harvey Headland*
    Greta (Shaw) Heide* ’24
    Allan and Melissa* (Sallee Sheldon) Hess ’63
    Henry and Barbara Hewitt*
    William and Anne (Fisher) Hofius* ’55
    Susanne (Fisher) Hubbach* ’37
    William and Elizabeth (Doud) Hyde* ’38
    Mildred (Russell) Jensen* ’50
    Joan Gardner-Johnston*
    Barbara (Roberts) Kenney* ’38
    Helen (Edwards) Kenney* ’46
    Rebecca Kirkpatrick ’97
    Susan Kirkpatrick
    Janet (Ferris) Koltun-Titus ’53
    James Mack Koon Jr
    Elizabeth (Allen) Koons* ’36
    Sally Briggs Leighton
    Phyllis Lewis
    Sharon Levy
    John and Sara Long
    Rose Magrini*
    Susan* and David Manger
    Patricia (Gibson) McAvity* ’60
    Amy (Schanno) McCarthy* ’54
    John and Burdette (Craig) McClelland* ’36
    Edward and Adele (Houx) Miller* ’49
    Kathryn Monroe*
    Derry Ann Moritz* ’53
    Allen and Elizabeth (Ayrault) Moses* ’48
    Kimberley Munson '82
    Lynne (Rubush) Nickel* ’60
    Marjorie Oda-Burns ’66
    Yu Chin Pan*
    J. Bruce and Laura (Gonyea) Partridge ’70
    Cordelia (Hartwell) Puttkammer ’57
    Linda (Waldherr) Riggio ’67
    Marlene (Westfall) Robbins ’73
    Peggy Lou (Stebbins) Roberts* ’35
    Jean (Harriett) Roskos*
    Frances (Young) Rushton* ’38
    Ruth (McFarland) Rystogi* ’31
    Robert and Eleanor Sanders*
    Veronica Sauer '86
    Rand and Lynn (Beaty) Sealey ’61
    Grace (Rexroth) Seaman* '48
    Lance and Marion (Williamson) Shipley ’89
    Jay and Peachy Smalling
    Pamela Hyde Smith '63
    Suzanne P. Smith* ’82
    Ann (Terteling) Sparks* ’53
    Barbara (Brooks) Spaulding* ’34
    Mary Jane Stamm* ’42
    Susan (Backus) Stoller '66
    Waldo and Norma (Gjertsen) Stone*
    Herman Tenzler*
    Eleanor (Walker) Threlkel '55
    Camilla Titcomb*
    Mary Trodden ’69
    Bob and Emily (McFadon) Vincent ’49
    Kristen Wallerich ’75
    Marilyn (Muckey) Walter* ’44
    Barbara Jean White Eckles
    Peter and Karen (Warren) Wickstrand ’60
    Holly (Hewitt) Wight '61
    Wilbur Woodhams*
    Virginia (Baker) Woolf* ’36

    *Heritage Society members noted with an asterisk have already left their legacy at Annie Wright Schools.
"I want to help make it possible for the next generation and beyond to benefit from the fine academics and opportunities to form enduring friendships as I did."
-Lynn (Beatty) Sealey ’61

Gifts via stocks, bonds & mutual funds

Many donors prefer to make gifts of appreciated stocks, bonds, mutual funds or exchange traded funds because it can have a significant impact on our mission, while maximizing potential tax benefits.

If you would like to transfer your appreciated assets, you can access our transfer information and work directly with your broker to transfer your stocks.
Contact Director of Development Grace Finch at or 253.284.8604 to learn about adding your gift to tuition, making a pledge to be paid later, sending a check or paying with stocks. Thank you for your generosity!

Federal Tax ID Number (EIN): 91-0567266


Annie Wright Schools
827 North Tacoma Avenue
Tacoma, WA 98403


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Founded in Tacoma, Washington, in 1884, Annie Wright Schools serve students from age three through high school. Annie Wright Lower and Middle Schools offer coed programs in Preschool through Grade 8, while separate Upper Schools for girls and boys offer day and boarding options in Grades 9 through 12. Annie Wright is proud to be an International Baccalaureate World School.