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Obituary: Marion Jay Neyman, 83


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Marion Jay Neyman

Marion Jay Neyman died Sunday, July 6, 2014, in his hometown of Wrangell with family by his side.

He was born Feb. 19, 1931, in Burley, Idaho, to Dorothy and Virgil Neyman. The family moved to Wrangell, Alaska, in 1937 when Marion was six.

As a kid, he and brother, Martin, ran a trap line for mink in the winter, rowed a double-ender out to Elephant's Nose to fish for halibut and rode their bikes out to Pat's Creek to camp and fish for trout, among other pursuits.

In high school Marion did well on the basketball team and in band and choir. All were interests that he maintained thr...

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