Former Juneau resident James Scott Trivette, of Long Beach, Calif., died April 6, 2009. He was 27.
Born to James F. Trivette, of Juneau, and Lucy Breese, of Tarzana, Calif., he attended elementary School in Lakewood, Calif., through the fourth grade. He moved to Juneau where he lived with his father and his father's new wife, Phyllis Trivette, and attended Auke Bay Elementary School and Juneau-Douglas High School.
In recent years, he spent time working on charter fishing boats and working as a personal fitness trainer. His family said he had a real passion for helping others develop a healthy lifestyle, including their physical fitness. He worked his way up to be able to bench press 500 pounds, his family said.
He loved the outdoors, fishing and camping, and he spent lots of time at beaches in Alaska and California with his family and friends. He had a great sense of humor.
James will be truly missed by all his family and friends, they said.
He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Herman Trivette and Patricia Walker Trivette; maternal grandparents, L. Scott King and Genevieve King; great-aunt, Edith Trivette; great-uncle, Howard Trivette; and cousin, Peter Trivette.
He is survived by his wife, Laura Fleming; mother, Lucy Breese; father, James Trivette; sister, Jamie Trivette; half sister, Dawn Breese; half siblings, Gary Trivette and Jeanette Trivette Urquiza; cousin, Marcus Trivette; aunt and uncle, Gayle and Sam Trivette; aunt, Susan Trivette; maternal step-grandmother, Nancy Rutledge; step-mother, Phyllis Rowland Trivette, and her children, Karen and Glenn Ingram, and Susan and Jerry Macaulay; and step-brother, Jay McCrumb.
Memorial services will be held at noon Saturday, May 16, at the Shrine of St. Therese in Juneau. The family can be contacted at P.O. Box 34063, Juneau AK 99803.