Visionary leader, Inupiaq whaling captain and former Mayor of the North Slope Borough, Edward S. Itta, 71, passed away peacefully on Nov. 6, 2016, in Barrow/Utqiagvik, Alaska, surrounded by his family after a courageous fight against cancer. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016, at the Cornerstone Church in Utqiagvik. Visitation will start at 12 p.m., with service at 1 p.m. The family is grateful for the prayers, support and the kindness everyone extended to the family.
Published in Alaska Dispatch News from Nov. 8 to Nov. 10, 2016