Hundreds gather to honor Tara at Taradise with 'Nothin' but love'
A crowd of approximately 500 people came to the Taradise Cafe in White Center on July 17 in a Celebration of Life for Tara Eckman Scott. Scott, 51 passed away on July 12.
Her long history in the West Seattle/White Center neighborhoods was evident as many people she had come to know through her work at The Chelan Cafe, Meal Makers, The Charlestown Cafe and since 2015, her own business Taradise Cafe.
An opening prayer was delivered by her brother-in-law Longhair Warrior, which was followed by her friend Darnell Shut the Doe.
A Eulogy was given by her niece Bailey Warrior Pahang,
All three of her sons offered their remarks and memories including DeAndre' Coulter, Gee Scott Jr. and Zion Scott.
Also speaking about Tara were, Joe Bell Austin, her Niece, Kaya Caldera Warrior.
A poem was read by her close friend Trisha Morrison Fladseth, and Raquel Soliz.
An open mic was made available for anyone who wanted to share their memories or stories about Tara.
Then a closing prayer was delivered by her brother Todd Eckman.
Thank you Tara for changing the world!
Thank-you foe your posting!
I feel honored to have known you over the years! You always had a hug and big smile for me no matter what may have been going on?!?! I just wanted to say you will be in my heart and I’ll pray for your family going forward! You touched me and many others… you’ll never be forgotten! Rest In Taradise! One LOVE girlfriend 💚
She will be so sorely missed. What an amazing person.
You will truly be missed. You were a huge impact on a lot of people’s lives. A true Angel. With a heart of gold. Till we meet again ❤️❤️❤️
Love, for each other, helped solidify our community and began the healing process that our neighborhood ,city and country needs to go forward, United. One love. Juliette
Tara was one of my favorite humans. She always has that incredible smile and could make me laugh like no other with her quick wit. Her crowning glory was definitely her boys. I've never met a prouder mom. I made those buttons for her but 100 was clearly not enough. The good.people at Chelan Cafe asked me to make some more for an up coming fund raiser on August 1st at Chelan Cafe to help keep Taradise open under her sons new ownership. Please join us. 🙏☝💗
Rest in Taradise special lady! You not only touched the lives of your customers but a community. May your legacy live on!
You will definitely be missed. Gone way too soon. Beautiful kindhearted and one of the sweetest people I know. Angel got her wings. Rest easy Tara. See you on the other side. One Love DShott
She will definitely be missed RIP Angel 💕
Listening to your boys speak of you, made my heart swell. You left us too soon, but your time here was well spent. Rest easy, and know that your legacy lives on with all the hearts you touched.