Seattle mayor Jenny Durkan has proclaimed August 22, 2019 to be “Layne Staley Day”.
According to KEXP, “Layne Staley Day” is a call to attention to the Layne Staley Memorial Fund, which was established by Layne‘s parents in 2002.
The organization strives to provide “hope, education, support and treatment funds for her*in recovery in the Seattle music community.”
Here’s the statement:
“We support our residents who struggle with substance use disorder, and commend Layne Staley Memorial Fund for providing hope, education, support and treatment funds for her*in recovery in the Seattle community.”
“The city of Seattle celebrates Layne‘s artistry and the promotion of the arts in Seattle as we work toward a more vibrant, healthy and safe city.”