Former First Lady Neva Egan, approximately 1974.
Neva Egan has died at the age of 96. She was the state’s very first First Lady.
She passed away Wednesday night (Jan. 19, 2011) at the Juneau Pioneer Home.
The wife of the late Governor Bill Egan, she was the mother of Juneau State Senator Dennis Egan.
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