Con Erickson completed his "It's been a great trip" in a timely manner to join the Heavenly Celebration of our Savior's Birth. Bidding him safe travels were his loving wife of 26+ years and his best friend Pepper. There will be a memorial service at The Good Shepherd United Church of Christ, 17750 S. La Canada Drive, Sahuarita, Ariz., 85269, on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at 1:30 p.m., followed by a time for sharing memories. No flowers please. Memorials are suggested to The Sahuarita Food Bank of the Food Bank of your choice.