Former Juneau resident Fred A. Sorri Jr., 77, died Feb. 21, 2002, at Live Oak Manor in Live Oak, Calif.
Born and raised in Juneau, he lived on the Monterey Peninsula, Calif., where he was a reporter for the Monterey Peninsula Herald. In 1952, he was named city editor and was elected commander of the American Legion Post 41, the youngest commander at that time. He was also involved with several civic organizations and was director of development and public relations for the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula. He retired to Albuquerque, N.M., and was a resident of Yuba City, Calif., for the past six years.
He is survived by his wife Patricia; daughter Cheryl Boucke, Yuba City, Calif.; sons Keven Sorri, Yuba City, and Ronald Sorri, Albuquerque.
Services were private. Contributions may be made to the donor's choice or to Easter Seals.
The family may be contacted at 750 Lincoln Rd., Apt. 29, Yuba City, CA 95991-6652.