Louis "Packy" Dick
Louis "Packy" Dick was born in Portland, Oregon and grew up in Seward, Alaska where his father worked for the military during World War II. He got the nickname, "Packy," from his mother and sister when he was a boy, referring to his penchant for collecting things. Packy has done all kinds of work in his life, from longshoring, to logging, to operating heavy equipment, and building docks around Alaska. He retired in 1991. He has been an avid snowmachiner in Seward, since they were first introduced in the 1970s.