Seeking the generous family of trick-or-treaters on Main Street

Edmonds resident Jack Loos was down to his last two pieces of Halloween candy Monday night when the doorbell rang. There stood a large group of children, accompanied by their parents. Loos, who usually doesn’t get many trick-or-treaters at his Main Street residence, apologized and explained his predicament to the trick-or-treaters.

According to Loos, family members then began discussing how to fairly distribute the candy. As the family talked, Loos said, two little girls then approached the Loos residence for their treats.

Without hesitation, the father accompanying the larger group told Loos to give the two remaining candies to the just-arrived girls. After everyone had left, Loos called My Edmonds News with an offer. “I’d like to take them out for ice cream, if I had some way to find them.” So if you were that family, email

3 Replies to “Seeking the generous family of trick-or-treaters on Main Street”

  1. What a thoughtful thing to do, Jack! I hope you find the family and enjoy ice cream together. Please let us know when this happens.


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