End of the Trail
Notices in this section are limited to names of those who have achieved pioneer status through many years in the North, or who are otherwise of unquestioned importance in the daily scene.
Allen Rock, 88, one of Point Hope's great whalers, died January 12 In Anchorage. A traditionalist who followed ancient hunting principles, he was respected in his village for his ability as a hunter. Survivors include his widow, Frances; two adopted sons, Elijah and Rex Allen; two sisters, Mrs. Helen Seveck and Mrs. Ruth Nash, and two brothers, Eebrulik Rock and Howard Rock, editor of the Tundra Times. Final funeral services will be at Point Hope in July,
This obituary is printed here with special permission from the editor and is copyrighted as such.