Juneau resident Rick Urion and his wife, Ginger Johnson, smile as a citation is read listing some of his many accomplishments Wednesday in the Senate chambers. Urion, who served from 1972 to 1978 in the state House of Representatives as a Republican fromAnchorage, publicly opposed the capital-move issue, a very unpopular position in the state's largest city in the 1970s. His other occupations included fisherman, photographer andlobbyist. Urion is battling cancer.
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