Lars Spurkland, NSAA board president, passed away Friday, December 12th after a short illness surrounded by family and friends. A memorial service is being planned in the next few weeks and information concerning time and location will be posted on this site as it becomes available. The skiing community mourns the loss of one its best and brightest young leaders.
The Spurkland Family has a special request. They will spend Christmas in Anchorage and would like to have a tree decorated with ornaments with photos of Lars or just a special ornament made in his memory. Ornaments can be dropped off at the:
Nordic Ski Association of Anchorage Office
203 W 15th Avenue #204
Anchorage, Alaska 99501
This is also a good place to drop off cards for Tania and Tobben as well as Raye Ann Neustel. If you are out of town you can mail cards to:
Tania and Tobben Spurkland
P.O. Box 46
Seldovia, AK 99663
Cards for Raye Ann can be mailed directly to the ski club office.This will be very special for Lars' family.
Memorial Service: Lars Spurkland's memorial is on Sunday, January 4th will be posted on this page when it becomes available.