Eagle River’s Thomas Joseph Merrill died Feb. 24, 2013 at Alaska Regional Hospital with his family by his side.
Ralph Gordon Baranow died at his home in Eagle River on Feb. 26, 2013. A memorial mass was held March 6 at St Andrew Catholic Church in Eagle River.
Chris “Dago” Purvis died with her family and friends by her side on Feb. 2, 2013 at her home in the Butte. She was 63.
Walter Warren “Wally” Palmer died Feb. 8, 2013, at his home in Chugiak from Alzheimer’s disease and liver cancer. He was 84.
Palmer resident Mark Wilson died Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013 at Providence Alaska Medical Center. He was 54.
Longtime Eagle River resident Lawrence Charles (Larry) Rooney died of complications from lung cancer Feb. 2, 2013 surrounded by family at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson Hospital. He was 83.
Margaret Dale McLane, of Wasilla, died with her husband, daughter and son-in-law at her side on Jan. 19, 2013 at Mat-Su Regional Medical Center in Palmer. She was 64.
Longtime Eagle River resident Jean M. Leary died Jan. 17, 2013 at her home in the South Fork Valley, where she had lived for 37 years. She was 66.
Sarah Matthew, an Eagle River teen whose courageous battle against cancer united her community in support, died Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. She was 19.