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Barton Austin Sollars Sr., 83


Barton Austin Sollars, Sr.

Barton Austin Sollars Sr. died at age 83 on February 11 in the family’s winter home in Yuma, Ariz. He passed away five weeks after being diagnosed with stage 4 renal cell cancer. He was born in Klamath Falls, Ore. on November 9, 1929. Barton moved to Sitka when he was 13 yrs. old with his father Albert Sollars. They fished on the boat “Higill”.

He married Carol Ann Johanessen in 1950. Together they raised four children in Sitka, Barton Sollars Jr., Lorna Sollars, Thomas Sollars and Lyman Sollars. The family spent many summers fishing the “Bertha R” around Southeast Alaska. He...

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