January 23, 2014 | Volume 44, Number 3

Piper was painter, outdoorsman

Jim Piper, a commercial painter and gillnetter who moved his family to Alaska in 1979, died Jan. 15 at his home in Haines following a respiratory illness. He was 72.

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Jim Piper

James Clarence Piper was born in Highland Park, Mich., one of three sons of Clare...