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Eric Bjornlund


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Eric Bjornlund Obituary
Bjornlund, Eric
July 9, 1926 - April 13, 2018
Eric Bjornlund passed away on April 13 in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 91. Eric lived in Sarasota, Florida from 1973 to 2017. He was born in Ogdensburg, New York and grew up in Cornwall, Ontario. He served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II.
After the war, Eric attended Williams College and graduated in 1950. He married Suzanne Weisser in 1956 and they had three children: Eric, Lydia, and Britta.
Eric had a successful career in investments, working for many years in Sarasota. He was an animal lover, avid reader, and green thumb. Eric especially loved cultivating orchids and at one point had over 200 orchid plants at his Sarasota home. He enjoyed attending the symphony and opera. He also loved his exercise class at the YMCA.
Eric passed away at home, surrounded by his family. He is survived by his three children and their spouses, six grandchildren, and two older sisters.
Published in Herald Tribune from May 11 to May 12, 2018
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