Sun. May 28th, 2023

LACEY, Wash. — Scott Erickson, chief technologies officer at Harbor Foods and fourth-generation owner, passed away unexpectedly of all-natural causes on May perhaps 24. He was 52.

Erickson very first started operating in the loved ones-owned distribution small business though he was nonetheless in higher college, at some point operating in quite a few capacities alongside Justin Erickson, his cousin and the existing CEO of Harbor Foods.

He was instrumental in taking Harbor from a compact, regional Aberdeen, Wash., corporation to a thriving small business across the whole West Coast, the corporation shared in remembrance.

“Scott will be remembered for quite a few points, but by working with his personal words, we can comprehend him greater,” the corporation mentioned in a released statement. “He described getting friendly, 1 of Harbor Foods’ core values, by saying, ‘FRIENDLY signifies getting humble, warm and approachable in the dedication to the effectively-getting of other people.’ That was who Scott was, and he will be remembered for living his life that way.”

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

Headquartered in Lacey, Harbor Foods is the biggest independent, fourth-generation, loved ones-owned distributor on the West Coast, and has extra than 1,200 group members. Harbor Foods and its subsidiaries Harbor Wholesale and Harbor Foodservice serve extra than eight,000 restaurants, hospitality venues, comfort retailers and independent grocers with a wide choice of regional and national merchandise, small business options and Harbor-owned Genuine Fresh Brands. Harbor Foods also homes Northlink Logistics, an finish-to-finish third-celebration logistics corporation.

By Editor