Juneau resident Lloyd Marshall Dedrick died Oct. 16, 2002, in Juneau.
He was born in Chicago, Ill., on Aug. 28, 1916. He came to Alaska in 1945 after the war, fell in love with Juneau, and made it his permanent home for 57 years. He worked as a fisherman, cabdriver, janitor, cashier at Fred Meyer and Costco, and a newspaper carrier for the Juneau Empire.
His family said he enjoyed helping and working with people, that he made people feel welcome, comfortable, appreciated, and enjoyed very much talking with them. He had a wonderful sense of humor. He most enjoyed sharing his thoughts and writings and especially the Gospel with everyone he came in contact with. He was well liked and respected by those who knew him. He was a student at the University in Juneau, which he enjoyed as well.
He is survived by his wife Georgina Dedrick; son Dennis (Nancy) Dedrick of Kentucky; daughters Linda Hensley of Sitka; Debi (Tres) Lewis of Juneau; Joann (Paul) Nott of Wasilla; Teri Winge of Juneau; and Toni Allred of Juneau; 23 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.