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Sherman Roger Alexander, 63, died Dec. 14, 2017, in Saxman.
He was born Jan. 31, 1954, in Ketchikan. He resided in Hydaburg, Seattle and Ketchikan.
“He lived his passion as a self-employed master furrier/leather craftsman for many years,” his family writes. “He also was a master diesel mechanic.”
Mr. Alexander “loved hunting for treasure at thrift stores,” his family writes. “He also loved skydiving, scuba diving, hiking, hunting, fishing — commercial and sport, sailing, singing, dancing, tae kwon do, powerwalking, weightlifting and collecting shiny things.”
Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by his mother, Lila Janet Alexander; father, Alfred Alexander; and sister, Thelma “Sis” Alexander.
He is survived by his daughter, Toni Alexander; son, Nahaan; daughter, Jessica Edwards; granddaughter, Amira Alexander; grandson, Tristan Alexander; and brothers, Peter “Punky” Alexander, Benjamin Alexander, Daniel Wolcott, Jack Alexander and Geronemo Alexander.
A celebration of life will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 20, 2017, at The Salvation Army, 342 Stedman St., officiated by Lt. Leah Fowler.