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Washington state’s three national parks are planning upgrades thanks to a $1 million donation from the estate of a woman who loved the outdoors, according to Washington’s National Park Fund.

The Tacoma News Tribune reported that the recently announced gift comes from the estate of Bette Wallace, who grew up in Washington and later lived in California.

“On behalf of (Wallace’s) trust it was our family’s honor to make this donation on her behalf to the Washington’s National Park Fund knowing it will be used for many projects including a combination of saving lives and supporting volunteer infrastructure in the parks,” Cheri Ryan, Wallace’s niece and the estate’s trustee, said in a statement.

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