Juneau resident Santana Rich died Jan. 9, 2001. He was 11 months old.
He was born Feb. 7, 2000, with a congenital heart defect. He underwent open heart surgery at Children's Hospital in Seattle when he was seven weeks old. His family wrote that in spite of his physical challenges he was an active, happy baby who thrived in his grandparent's loving care.
He is survived by his mother Raina Rich, grandparents Frank and Donna Rich, uncle Sean Rich and great uncle Alan Carncross, all of Juneau; his great grandmother Janet Carncross and great uncle Charles Carncross of Oregon and great uncle Bert Rich of New Hampshire.
Services were Saturday at the Alaska Memorial Park.
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