A memorial service for former Juneau Assembly Member David Stone will be at Centennial Hall on Wednesday, Dec. 5, from 2 p.m. to 4 pm.
Stone died unexpectedly last week. He was 55 years old.
He was Deputy Commissioner of the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.
Stone served on the Juneau Assembly for nine years and was Finance Committee Chairman for much of that time. He also served as Deputy Mayor of Juneau.
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