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By Marc Lutz
Wrangell Sentinel 

Dedication ceremony marks completion of mariners' memorial

 

October 5, 2022

Marc Lutz/Wrangell Sentinel

Jenn Miller-Yancey, president of the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial board, speaks to a gathered crowd at the Sept. 26 dedication of the memorial at Heritage Harbor.

No less than 100 people turned out on Sept. 26 right before sunset for the dedication of the Wrangell Mariners' Memorial at Heritage Harbor.

What some said has been in the works for decades has finally been completed, honoring those who have lost their lives at sea and those who made their lives from the sea.

"It's amazing (that it's finished)," said Jenn Miller-Yancey, president of the memorial board. "We stand out here and can't believe it sometimes."

Miller-Yancey, who's late husband Ryan Miller died in 2005 in a commercial fishing accident, told the gathered crowd that the memorial was...



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