Gerald Van Zanten

 Gerald Van Zanten, son of Peter Van Zanten Sr., died from cardiac arrest on Feb. 15, 2011. Internment was at the Veteran’s Cemetery in Albequerque, New Mexico.
Jerry lived in Skagway from 1945 to 1957. He is survived by two brothers, Pete Jr. and Gene, along with two children, Terry and Randy. – Submitted by the family

Celebration planned for Frank Wiggins April 16 in Seattle

Skagway residents are invited to join in a celebration of the life of L. Frank Wiggins on Saturday, April 16, 2011 at the Roy Argosy Pier 56 Main Deck in Seattle, from 1 to 4 p.m. The ship will remain docked.
Wiggins (April 2, 1927 – October 16, 2010) was based in Skagway during late 1970s and 1980s, where he ran the M/V Fairweather operation for Holland America Westours.
Friends may share their stories and memories of Frank starting at 2:30 p.m. Please visit for parking and general information.