Alan Lane Webster Gunsul, MD

Alan Lane Webster Gunsul, MD passed away peacefully on March 28, 2020 in his home of 62 years in Burien, WA. He was just weeks away from his 94th birthday.  Dr. Gunsul graduated from the University of Washington medical school in 1955 and spent his entire Family Medicine career in Burien, retiring in 1999.  He was one of the medical founders of Burien General Hospital, now Highline Medical Center.  He was involved with the hospital for 57 years.  His first wife, Barbara Jean Davis Gunsul predeceased him in 2006.  He is survived by his wife Katherine Shults Ostrom Gunsul, EdD, and his five children: Magen Michaud (Nick), Alan, Moira, Maude and Ian Gunsul.  Also surviving are six grandchildren:  Kelly Aversa (Marc) and Leigh Hall (Joe), Corey and Riley Fujimoto, and Ethan and Erin Gunsul.  There are six great-grandchildren: Anna Aversa Aguirre (James), Nicolas and Alexander Aversa, Alyssa, Ryan and Nathan Hall.  There will be no services and a celebration of life will be held later after the pandemic.  Memorials in his name can be made to the Highline Hospital Foundation or to the Renton Regional Community Foundation for the SeaTac Senior Program.  To see the full obituary with pictures go to  

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