Summary: founder of the Pacific Northwest's first outdoor summer music festival Britt Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon in 1963 who homesteaded the site in the 1850's as the Britt Festival (named for Peter Britt) had expanded over the years to include jazz, folk, country, rock, and dance in a season that runs from early June to past Labor Day.
Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure
Born: February 26, 1927
Died: November 3, 2008
Location: Portland, Oregon