Albert Dowd (1955 - 2017)

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Albert Dowd was born on November 4, 1955 in Nome, Alaska. He passed away peacefully at home with his sisters, Barb and Norma by his side, on August 28, 2017.
Albert was the third of five children born to Walter and Mabel Dowd; he attended Juneau Schools and graduated in 1973. He served in the Navy and was honorably discharged. Albert was a friend to everyone he met. Prior to his illness, Albert loved hiking around on Juneau trails with his beloved dog, Kootz. Cope Park, the flume, and Basin Road were among his favorites. He loved panning for gold in his spare time.
He is preceded in death by his father and mother, Walter and Mabel Dowd. He is survived by his parents Gilbert and Gail Lucero, his daughter, Rista Shelley (Aaron), granddaughters, Ava, Aly, Arabella and Aria, his siblings Annmarie Dowd, Glen Dowd (Linda), Norma Unger, Barbara Duncan (Jerry), as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Albert was a very private individual requesting to forego a memorial service. He was loved by all. Thank you to SEARHC, Compass and Hospice of Juneau for being there with us till the end. Correspondence can be sent to 3821 Melrose St. Juneau, AK 99801
Published in The Juneau Empire from Oct. 6 to Nov. 5, 2017
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