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Flags To Be Lowered for Former Lawmaker Carroll Fader


October 18, 2011
Tuesday AM

(SitNews) - Governor Sean Parnell has ordered state flags be flown at half-staff on Thursday in honor and memory of former Ketchikan Representative Carroll Fader. Representative Fader died in Sitka on Friday. He was 88.

KGB Mayor Carroll Fader sitting at his desk... circa 1975-1984
Ketchikan Daily News Collection, Ketchikan Museums
Photograph Courtesy Ketchikan Museums

Fader served as mayor of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough serving three terms - nine years - from 1975 to 1984. He was a member of the Ketchikan Gateway Borough Assembly from 1971 through 1974, and 1991 through 1992. Fader also served on the Ketchikan City Council. He served briefly in the Alaska State House in 1992.

“Representative Fader will be remembered for his tremendous dedication to his community and his tireless advocacy for vocational education in Alaska,” Governor Parnell said. “Sandy and I offer our prayers and condolences to his family and friends.”

Fader is survived by his wife and six children.

Flags will be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, October 20, 2011. Flags will be raised to full-staff the following day.


Edited by Mary Kauffman, SitNews

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