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)

Glenn Ulricksen

Former Sitkan Glenn Leonard Ulricksen, of Oak Harbor, Wash., died Jan. 13 at Harborview Hospital in Seattle following a long illness. He was 62.
Services will be held at Sitka National Cemetery and will be announced later.
Glenn was born July 23, 1950, in Ketchikan, the son of Ralph and Marlene Ulricksen. After moving to Sitka, the Ulricksens were the Standard Oil distributors and owned Viking Home Center.
When he was 17, Glenn joined the U.S. Navy. After his honorable discharge he returned to Sitka, where he worked for the city and Standard Oil. After moving to Washington in the early 1990s he attended Perry Technical Institute in Yakima Valley, Wash.,  and was with Genentech.
He enjoyed ham radios, astronomy and following world events. He was  Lutheran.
Survivors include his father, Ralph Ulricksen of Mt. Vernon, Wash.; daughter Jodi Ulricksen-Duffield of Sitka; son Tim Ulricksen of Burlington, Wash., and his significant other, Linda Longacre, of Oak Harbor.
His grandchildren are Kody Ulricksen, Myranda Ulricksen, McKenna Ulricksen-Duffield and Kevin Ulricksen-Duffield, all of Sitka, and Maleea Ulricksen, Jacob Ulricksen and Cassey Ulricksen, all of Burlington, Wash.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to Donovans Cremation and Funeral Services, Box 1322, Mt. Vernon, WA 98273.

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