In Memoriam: John Anderson ’64
John Anderson ’64 died June 26, 2022, at age 79. He loved the rugged beauty and rich history of Northeastern Nevada, hiking its hills, canoeing the Ruby marshes, fishing its streams and hunting elk, deer and antelope.
In addition to his love of the outdoors, after retiring from the Nevada Youth Training Center (NYTC), Anderson was active in the community as a member of the Elko County Chapter of the Nevada Archeological Association and the City of Elko Planning Commission. His wife Terrie said: “His love of Pacific, Gamma Sigma, classmates and professors knew no bounds."
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Theresa “Terrie” (Hjersman) Anderson ’67; his children, Mike and Brandi; his grandchildren, Kelly, Bryce, Lumina, and Caevan; great-grandchildren Kai, Finnley, and Aetheria; and many friends and more family members.