Albert Kyle Shull Dies; Sitka Resident was 61

Albert Kyle Shull


Albert Kyle Shull, 61, passed away Friday, December 17, 2021, at his home in Sitka.

He was born August 17, 1960, in Mattoon, Illinois, to Albert Dwane Shull and Patsy Elaine (Elkin) Shull.

The family moved to Lakeside, California, when he was 8. He graduated from El Capitan High School and, following in his father’s footsteps, became a heavy equipment operator.

He was a lifelong member of I.U.O.E. Local 12. He worked on many important projects in the San Diego area and became a master of his craft.

He married Angel Rae in 1981 and they had four children. He later married Robin Juan, in 2001, and had another child. They moved to Sitka,where he spent the remaining years of his life in the place he felt was the finest on earth.

Kyle enjoyed the outdoors – hunting, fishing and just taking in the beauty around him.

He is survived by his children Aleah, Holly, Kyle James, Justin and Amanda Shull; his mother, Patsy, and his sister Keela (Shull) Denham; his niece Nakita (Phillip) Pruitt; nephew Theran Allee; grandson Ryder Dale Maverick Smith; and ex-wife Robin Shull. Kyle also leaves behind many cousins and good friends.

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At a Glance

(updated 1-12-22)

By Sentinel Staff

The state Department of Health and Social Services has posted the following update on the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Alaska as of 11:55 am Wednesday.

New cases as of Friday: 2,512

Total statewide – 172,329

Total (cumulative) deaths – 955

Total (cumulative) hospitalizations – 3,337

Current Hospitalizations – 103

To visit the Alaska DHSS Corona Response dashboard website click here.

COVID in Sitka

The COVID alert rate for Sitka is “high,” based on 153 new COVID cases in the past 7 days. Case statistics are as of Sunday.

New cases in Sitka – 34

Cases in last 7 days – 153

Cumulative Sitka cases – 1,531

Deceased (cumulative) – 6

The local case data are from the City of Sitka website.





January 2002

Classified ads, Rentals: 3-bdrm. house on the beach. $900; 3-bdrm duplex, washer/dryer $945; Great downtown house, 2 bdrms., 2 baths, furnished,
W/D, hardwood floors $850; 2-bdrm. roomy apartment $945..


January 1972

The City and Borough Assembly Tuesday approved an ordinance establishing a transportation committee to advise the assembly and promote transportation services for the municipality. Members are Cecil McClain, Ray Mabey, Clarence Kramer,
Dick Cushing and Burt Hansen.