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John Robert Pugh Jr.


2011 - Obituary Condolences
John Robert Pugh Jr., beloved father, husband, son, brother and friend, passed away unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 24, 2011, at age 35.
John graduated from the University of Oregon with a bachelor of science degree in marine biology in 1998 and spent many years owning and operating a commercial shellfish farm and most recently owned and operated The Scuba Tank, a scuba shop in Juneau.
John is survived by his wife, Myra B. Pugh; daughter, Sophia; and his parents, Margaret and John Pugh Sr.
In lieu of flowers, a college scholarship fund has been set up for John and Myra's daughter Sophia Pugh. Donations may be sent to University of Alaska Savings Plan with a memo "for the benefit of Sophia Y. Pugh" and mailed to The Chancellors Office, UAS, 11120 Glacier Highway, Juneau, AK 99801.
To honor Johnny's love of ocean education, contributions can be made to "Discovery Southeast" a hands-on nature education program for Southeast Alaskans at www.discoverysoutheast.org under get involved/become a member tab or by phone at 463-1500.
A celebration of life will be held at 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28, at Northern Lights Methodist Church, 400 West 11th St., Juneau.
Published in Daily News-Miner on Oct. 27, 2011
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