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Angus Day Robertson

Longtime Homer resident Mr. Angus Day Robertson died April 21, 1999, of natural causes at Heritage Place Nursing Home in Soldotna.

He was 84.

Memorial Services will not be held at Mr. Robertson's request.

His cremated remains will be scattered near Iliamna Lake in the Bristol Bay area of Alaska.

Mr. Robertson was born Jan. 14, 1915, in Chengtu, China.

He served in the U.S. Navy and was honorably discharged in 1939.

He then served as a Merchant Marine during World War II. In 1964, he graduated from Western Washington State College where he majored in biology. After graduating, Mr. Robertson moved to Alaska and lived in King Salmon, Palmer and most recently in Homer. He was employed by the State of Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Division of Commercial Fisheries, from which he retired in 1967.

According to his family, he especially enjoyed his years of employment with the Alaska Department of Fish & Game in the Bristol Bay Region.
His family said, "Robbie was a loyal dependable friend. He enjoyed family gatherings, political discussions, and was ready to help anyone with a problem. He was loved dearly and will be missed by those who knew him."

Mr. Robertson is survived by his brother, David Robertson of Dana Point, Calif., and friend, John Bury of Fritz Creek.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapels.

Source: Anchorage Daily News, 29 April 1999



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