Pacific Logging Congress holds memorial tribute to Larry Holmgren

By Mary Bullwinkel
Eureka Times Standard
November 23, 2017
Category: Forestry
Region: United States, US West

This year, the late Larry Holmgren would have been the president of the 109th Pacific Logging Congress, an organization that represents timber industry workers and related businesses in the United States, Canada, and New Zealand. Holmgren was asked to lead the group in 2013 and the Hydesville resident had accepted the nomination to serve as the 2017 president of PLC. Three months later, Holmgren died of cancer. Joe Miller, with Trinity River Lumber Company in Weaverville, then stepped in to lead the PLC in what would have been Holmgren’s year. At the recent gathering of the 109th PLC in Scottsdale, Arizona, Holmgren was remembered for his contributions to the timber industry and to his family and many friends.

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