Juneau resident Jeff Watson died Feb. 24, 2000, at his home in Juneau.
He was born June 18, 1964, in Bremerton, Wash. He grew up in Poulsbo, graduating from North Kitsap High School. He later attended Seattle Community College. When he first came to Alaska he lived in Haines and worked with Chilkat Guides before settling in Juneau in 1993.
He was a master carpenter, having worked on numerous houses around town. He was also a drum-maker and member of the African Rain music ensemble. His hobbies included fishing, rock climbing, hunting and scuba diving. He was also interested in computers and once worked for a Seattle law firm managing their database.
He is survived by his parents, Ron and Joan Watson of Poulsbo; sister and brother-in-law, Janice and Steven Wisman of Kenmore, Wash.; and by nephews Foster and Taylor.
Friends are invited to an informal memorial celebration at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28, at the Shrine of St. Therese chapel. For further information contact Dave Hunsaker or Annie Calkins at 789-3486.