Dennis Lee Piper, born June 24, 1941, died Aug. 21, 2013 after losing his battle with cancer. He is survived by wife Rosemary, daughter April, and sons William, Jeffrey and David. He was grandfather to eight and great-grandfather to two. He was a veteran of the United states Air Force. Memorial services were held Aug. 23 at the Alaska Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donation may be made to curemeso.org in his memory.