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Pete Merry

Pete and Renee Merry

Born in Oregon and growing up in the Seattle area, Pete Merry first came to Alaska in the late 1940s by flying to Petersburg when he was eighteen years old. Pete has since flown all over Alaska, including many years on the North Slope and in the Brooks Range. He has worked as a pilot for Alaska Coastal Airlines and Wien Airlines, as a hunting guide/pilot, and still works for Everts Air Cargo in Fairbanks, Alaska as an engine mechanic. Pete married Renee, originally from Rampart, and together they raised a family.

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