Death Notice: Wallace “Wally” Olson

Wallace “Wally” M. Olson

Wallace “Wally” M. Olson passed away Dec. 21, 2015. He was 83.

Wally graduated from the University of Alaska Fairbanks in 1968 with a master’s degree in anthropology. He taught Alaska studies and philosophy in Juneau from 1972 until retirement in 1994 as a professor of anthropology, emeritus.

More information about Wally’s life will appear in the Empire soon.

Condolences are extended to his family, many former students, and many close, long-time friends and colleagues.