I first met Mr. Jordan in about 2000, shortly after he retired. I admired him, I learned from him, and I had the honor of photographing him.
It was our honor to serve with Lee on the Chinooks Board, working to bring these talented players to our community every summer.
Midway through the summer, we found out that a new name for the baseball field had been approved. It would now be Lee Jordan Field.
You were a steadfast source of support and encouragement, and for this, I will forever be grateful. Thank you.
The “Cutthroats” were good men, tough as nails, strong in spirit, and loved the place they defended.
I’ve known Lee Jordan for many years and was deeply saddened to hear of his passing. Over the years he was my editor, mentor, colleague, and friend.
Even the US Coast Guard, the successor to the Revenue Cutter Service, proudly recognizes Healy as the first black captain of one of its ships.
HistoricLee, Lee Jordan, passed quite suddenly New Year's Eve. Lee was a wonderful friend to the ECHO. It's with great sadness we share this.