Walter Griffeth (1919 - 2011)


Juneau resident Walter R. Griffeth, 92, died on March 29, 2011.

He was born April 5, 1919 in Sacramento, Calif., but lived in Alaska and abroad as a station manager for Pan American Airways for many years, settling in Juneau in 1980.

Walter was preceded in death by his wife, Anne. He is survived by children Linda Perez and her husband, Vic, of Juneau, Victoria Trafton and her husband, Donald, of Scottsdale, Ariz., Pat Ellis of Juneau, and Walter Griffeth Jr. and his wife Coco, of Fremont, Calif., and other family members.

The family requests that memorials be made in the form of a donation to the . A celebration of life will be held in Juneau in July. A full obituary and details regarding the celebration will follow at a later date.
Published in The Juneau Empire on Apr. 30, 2011