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Christian F. Wyller ’55

Christian Frederik Wyller ’55, June 3, 2003, in Juneau, Alaska, following a lengthy battle with ALS, Lou Gehrigs’ disease. Fred attended Reed for three years before transferring to Colorado School of Mines and earning a bachelor’s degree in geological engineering in 1958. Following graduation, he worked for two years in Texas, then returned to Alaska, where he worked for the Alaska Department of Highways in Fairbanks and in Anchorage. He later purchased and operated Basin Marine fuel dock in Aurora Harbor in Juneau. He owned and lived on two boats, one he built by hand. Fred was a member of Resurrection Lutheran Church, the Pioneers of Alaska, and the Sons of Norway. Survivors include his sister, and extended family.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 2004

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