Ezio Parissenti, age 72, was born on March 5, 1941 in Frassene, Italy, and passed away on March 22, 2013 of liver cancer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Cesare and Margherita Parissenti, a brother Albino of Vancouver BC, sisters Ave, Neda in Italy, and Gabriela of Auburn, WA. He is survived by his loving sister, Annie (Parissenti) Garrison and brother-in law Jim Garrison of Puyallup, WA, and numerous nieces and nephews in Italy and in America, as well as brother-in-law Rupert L. Wheeler of Auburn, WA. Ezio, a former Marine, served in Viet Nam until he was medically retired in 1968, and he worked on the Alaska Pipeline before retiring to Bonney Lake, WA and most recently in Ocean Shores, WA. Ezio was an avid hiker (along with his dog Tigger). He had many friends and he was fun loving. He loved cooking Italian food.