Lacey, Wash. — Scott Erickson, Chief Technologies Officer at Harbor Foods and fourth-generation owner, died unexpectedly on Might 24 of all-natural causes. He was 52 years old.

Erickson initially began operating in the family’s distribution small business though nevertheless in higher college, sooner or later operating in quite a few capacities alongside Justin Erickson, his cousin and the present CEO of Harbor Foods.

He was instrumental in taking Harbor from a modest, regional organization in Aberdeen, Washington, to a effective small business all through the West Coast.

“Scott will be remembered for quite a few issues, but by applying his words we can much better comprehend him,” the organization stated in a statement. “He described friendship, 1 of Harbor Foods’ core values, saying, ‘FRIENDLY implies getting humble, warm and approachable in a commitment to the nicely-getting of other people.’ That is who Scott was and he’ll be remembered for living that way.”

Erickson is survived by his wife, Holly, and his two sons, Soren and Rhys.

Headquartered in Lacy, Harbor Foods is the biggest, fourth-generation, loved ones-owned independent distributor on the West Coast with far more than 1,200 group members. Harbor Foods and its subsidiaries Harbor Wholesale and Harbor Foodservice serve far more than eight,000 restaurants, catering establishments, comfort retailers and independent grocers with a wide choice of regional and national items, small business options and Harbor-owned True Fresh brands. Harbor Foods also has Northlink Logistics, an independent finish-to-finish logistics organization.

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