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Judy E. Knight

Juneau resident Judy E. Knight died Nov. 27, 1999, in Juneau.

She was born Nov. 4, 1931, in Greenwald, Mich.

She sang, played bass and rhythm guitar, and performed as a professional musician for about 30 years. Her husband and her sons were also musicians, and she often performed with members of her family.

She lived in Juneau from 1972 to 1981, then again from 1995 until her death. She enjoyed fishing and bird hunting as well as music.

She was preceded in death by her husband, George Lee Knight, her brothers Nicholas Sand, Tony Sand, Bernard (Shorty) Sand, Fr. Matthew Sand and Joseph Sand, and her sisters Barbara Sand and Rose Fuller.

She is survived by her brothers Fr. John Sand of Idaho and Edward Sand of Washington, sisters Ann Kulzer, Cecilia Ashmead and Laura Willett, sons David (and Emma) Knight, John (and Tammi) Knight, Mark (and Anne) Knight, all of Juneau, grandchildren Amy Knight of Arizona, Kiya Knight of Idaho, Christopher Coleman of Missouri, and David, Staci and Cari Knight of Juneau, and step-grandchildren Katrina Houston of Seattle, Jeremia Houston of Sitka, and Joshua Houston, Cyndi Marr and Ryan Marr of Juneau.

Services will be 7 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Catholic Church.

The family may be contacted in care of John Knight, 8689 Dudley St., Juneau, Alaska, 99801.

Source: The Juneau Empire, 29 November 1999



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