Gene S. Anderson, who served as the U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington 1981-89, died on March 27, 2011. He was noted for his prosecutions of white collar crime, both in the King County Prosecutor's Office and then on the federal level. He also worked with his counterparts in other jurisdictions to convict 20 members of the Order, a neo-Nazi group. A memorial will be held Friday, June 24, at 4 pm in the U.S. Courthouse, 700 Stewart St. Gene S. Anderson: memorial to honor trailblazing prosecutor, Seattle Times, June 18, 2011.