John E. “Jack” Fry, 77, of Boise, whose family has owned a cabin at Trout Meadows for many years, died Sept. 11, 2004, at the Hospice Center of the Boise Veterans Hospital.
No memorial service is scheduled at this time. His family and friends will celebrate his life in the summer of 2005 at Trout Meadows in the Granite area. The date will be announced later.
Mr. Fry was born on June 1, 1927, at Canyon City to Everett and Ora Fry. He grew up at Mount Vernon.
He married Ada Newcome in 1950 at Oakland, Calif. They lived at San Leandro, Calif., until moving to Boise four years ago. He worked as a lath and plastering contractor in California until he was forced to retire after suffering a stroke at the age of 50.
The family cabin at Trout Meadows was purchased by Jack’s father in the 1960s. They made many friends in Baker City and the neighboring communities over the years.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Ada, of Boise; a son, John, of New Baltimore, Mich.; a daughter, Marla, of Shaker Heights, Ohio; and six grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Used with permission from: Baker City Herald, Baker City, Oregon, September 17, 2004
Transcribed by: Belva Ticknor