LACEY, Wash. — Scott Erickson, chief technologies officer at Harbor Foods and fourth-generation owner, passed away unexpectedly of organic causes on May perhaps 24. He was 52.
Erickson initially started functioning in the family members-owned distribution business enterprise whilst he was nonetheless in higher college, sooner or later functioning in several capacities alongside Justin Erickson, his cousin and the existing CEO of Harbor Foods.
He was instrumental in taking Harbor from a modest, neighborhood Aberdeen, Wash., firm to a thriving business enterprise across the complete West Coast, the firm shared in remembrance.
“Scott will be remembered for several issues, but by working with his personal words, we can recognize him much better,” the firm stated in a released statement. “He described becoming friendly, 1 of Harbor Foods’ core values, by saying, ‘FRIENDLY signifies becoming humble, warm and approachable in the dedication to the effectively-becoming of other folks.’ 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, family members-owned distributor on the West Coast, and has a lot more than 1,200 group members. Harbor Foods and its subsidiaries Harbor Wholesale and Harbor Foodservice serve a lot more than eight,000 restaurants, hospitality venues, comfort retailers and independent grocers with a wide choice of neighborhood and national merchandise, business enterprise options and Harbor-owned True Fresh Brands. Harbor Foods also homes Northlink Logistics, an finish-to-finish third-celebration logistics firm.