Ashton Ericka-Marie Reyes ( - 2012)


Ashton Ericka-Marie Reyes died Jan. 3, 2012. She was 22.

She attended Capital and Harborview elementary schools, Dzantiki Heeni
Middle School, Juneau-Douglas and Yaakoosge Daakahidi high schools and the
University of Alaska Southeast. She graduated from Everest Community College
in Washington state as a registered dental assistant.
She worked as a saleswoman and spent on season aboard a fishing vessel in
Southeast. She also volunteered in the community and was an artist, dancer,
writer and singer.

She is survived by her mother, Terri Reyes of Oregon; father, Rick Reyes of
Alaska; brother, Nathan; sisters, Merissa, Maegan and Andrea, all of Oregon;
and many other family members.

A memorial and celebration of her life will be held in June in Juneau.
Published in The Juneau Empire from Jan. 26 to Feb. 3, 2012