Obituaries and Memorials

Carmen Marina
Loughlin Field

April 14, 1963 - May 31, 2016

Everyone is invited to celebrate the life of beloved Alaska naturalist and educator Carmen Field, who died May 31, 2016. A full obituary appeared in the Homer News on June 9, 2016.

A memorial is 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016, at the Mariner Theater, to be followed by a potluck with kids’ activities, music and a fun walk/run/bike at Bishop’s Beach from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Please send your favorite photos or music ideas for the slideshow to and Carmen-inspired stories or poems for reading aloud to by Sept. 23. Flower seeds for sharing and planting memorial gardens may be brought to the Homer Bookstore by that date. People interested in volunteering at the event should contact Jenny at


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