BOX OF TREASURES – Haida artist Holly Churchill, of Ketchikan, shows Sitka High School senior Myles Magie a weaving technique on a cedar bark basket Wednesday in the Sitka High art room. Churchill finished a three-week residency today sponsored by the Sitka School District and Sealaska Heritage Institute's Sharing Our Box of Treasures" program. Her residency included work in the high school's new dual-credit program with UAS, the Northwest Coast Arts class, and sessions with Blatchley Middle School and the Sitka Native Education Program Culture Class. (Sentinel Photo by James Poulson)

Pamela Robertson-Richards Celebration of Life Aug. 24

Pamela Robertson-Richards

    A celebration of the life of Pamela M. Robertson-Richards will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Moose Lodge.
    The event will be a potluck, the family said, and everyone who knew Pam is invited to bring what they can, including stories and photos.
    Pam died May 31, 2019, in Sequim, Washington. Her husband, Frank Richards, was at her side.
    She is missed every day, her family said.
    Pam was born Jan. 31,1952, in Sitka, the daughter of Martha and Erle Robertson. She grew up in Sitka, and was a member of the Sitka High School class of 1970.
    She was preceded in death by her parents and her brothers Ernie, and Bruce.
    She is survived by her husband, Frank Richards; sons Erle Adams of Spokane, Washington, and Wesley Simpson of Sierra Vista, Arizona; grandchildren Davron Simpson, Brendon Simpson Jr., Aliyah Christina Adams, Jordan McGraw Adams and Joshua Adams; and great-grandson Milo McGraw Adams.
    She also is survived by nieces and nephews.

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