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.
Frank Carlquist, 86, pioneer Alaska jeweler and father of Mrs. Harold Strandberg and Mrs. Najeeb Halaby, died February 4 at the Pioneers Home in Sitka. He came to Alaska in 1921 and founded Frank Carlquist Jewelers in Anchorage. His widow, Martha, still operates the business. Other survivors include a son, Don, Neyada. Son-in-law Harold Strandberg is a former Alaska state legislator and former commissioner of public works and Halaby is president of Ran American Airways.
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