Julia Pritt

Julia Pritt ((1932-07-09)July 9, 1932 – (2010-04-03)April 3, 2010[1]) was a Seattle area philanthropist and cofounder of Attachmate.[2] She founded Julia's Place (a homeless family shelter in the Madrona neighborhood[3][4]) and Washington Women in Need,[5][6] and donated land for an Issaquah park.[7][8] Pritt died in April, 2010.[9]

The Julia Pritt House, a shelter for the homeless in Issaquah, was named for her.[10]

Julia Pritt and Frank Pritt were Seattle software entrepreneurs, and co-founded Attachmate in their living room in 1982.[2] They were married for 28 years, divorcing in 1990.[1]

Pritt was born in Torrance, California in 1932 and died in Seattle in April 2010.


  1. ^ a b "Julia Pritt obituary", The Seattle Times, April 11, 2010 – via legacy.com
  2. ^ a b Attachmate Announces Agreement to Sell the Company to Investment Group (press release), Attachmate, April 18, 2005 – via Marketwired.com
  3. ^ Nicole Brodeur (February 16, 2012), "Serve up a helping of comfort", The Seattle Times
  4. ^ Sarah Radmer (October 29, 2014), "Julia's Place home to many homeless families", Madison Park Times
  5. ^ History, Washington Women in Need, archived from the original on 2002-02-08
  6. ^ History of WWIN, Washington Women in Need, 2013
  7. ^ Confluence Area Park: Welcome to Issaquah's Newest Gem (Civic Alerts newsletter), City of Issaquah, August 30, 2013
  8. ^ Keith Ervin (August 28, 2013), "Downtown refuge comes together in Issaquah", The Seattle Times
  9. ^ "Issaquah benefactor Julia Pritt dies", Issaquah Press, April 27, 2010
  10. ^ Monisha Gulabani (August 17, 2011), "Sammamish man honored for community ", Sammamish Review, Eastside Week, p. 14

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