Business and community leader Ginger Ackerley died Jan. 5 at her home in Seattle after a more than six-year battle with ovarian cancer. She was 79.

Ackerley founded and chaired the WNBA Seattle Storm. She and her husband were owners of the Seattle SuperSonics for 18 years.

She was a strong and vibrant community leader with wide ranging interests which included helping underserved children and families, science, the arts, health care and sports. Ackerley’s record of community service and…

Seattle Biz Journal
Former SuperSonics owner, Storm founder Ginger Ackerley has died