Lloyd Johnson lost his 6-year battle with ALS – Lou Gehrig's Disease on Saturday August 16, 2014. He died at home with his family by his side. He was 56 years old.
Lloyd was born in Long Beach, CA in 1958 to George and Janice Johnson, he was raised in Anaheim with his four brothers. Lloyd came to Alaska in 1980 on a basketball scholarship at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. He was hired with First National Bank Alaska out of college and managed the Kenai Branch before moving to Juneau in 1997 to become the Southeast Regional Manager.
Lloyd was active in the community as a Rotarian and serving on both the Juneau and Alaska State Chamber of Commerce boards. He coached Hooptime Basketball and was a high school basketball referee.
Lloyd leaves behind his wife, Lynne, of 29 years, daughter Emily and son Travis. He is survived by his parents, and brothers: Paul, Craig, Leslie and Noland and their respective families.
A Memorial Service and Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, August 22, 2014 at 4:00pm at Chapel By the Lake. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial donations be made to the UAS Juneau Rotary Club Scholarship fund or Hospice & Homecare of Juneau. A special "thank you" to all of his family, friends and caregivers who helped with his struggles at the end. Your kindness and love will never be forgotten.
Published in The Juneau Empire on Aug. 20, 2014