Neva Egan, 1914-2011



Neva Egan, Alaska’s first First Lady, passed away Wednesday night at 9:40 p.m. at the Juneau Pioneer Home. She was 96.

Former first lady Neva Egan died in the Juneau Pioneer home at the age of 96 Wednesday night. Her husband Bill was a Valdez grocer who became the state’s first governor. Rosemarie Alexander at KTOO found an interview recorded with Neva Egan at the age of 90, and has the story:

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