LACEY, Wash. — Scott Erickson, chief know-how officer at Harbor Meals and fourth-generation proprietor, handed away unexpectedly of pure causes on Might 24. He was 52.
Erickson first started working within the family-owned distribution enterprise whereas he was nonetheless in highschool, finally working in lots of capacities alongside Justin Erickson, his cousin and the present CEO of Harbor Meals.
He was instrumental in taking Harbor from a small, native Aberdeen, Wash., firm to a thriving enterprise throughout the complete West Coast, the corporate shared in remembrance.
“Scott might be remembered for a lot of issues, however by utilizing his personal phrases, we are able to perceive him higher,” the corporate mentioned in a launched assertion. “He described being pleasant, considered one of Harbor Meals’ core values, by saying, ‘FRIENDLY means being humble, heat and approachable within the dedication to the well-being of others.’ That was who Scott was, and he might be remembered for dwelling his life that manner.”
Erickson is survived by his spouse, Holly, and his two sons, Soren and Reece.
Headquartered in Lacey, Harbor Meals is the most important impartial, fourth-generation, family-owned distributor on the West Coast, and has greater than 1,200 staff members. Harbor Meals and its subsidiaries Harbor Wholesale and Harbor Foodservice serve greater than 8,000 eating places, hospitality venues, comfort shops and impartial grocers with a wide array of native and nationwide merchandise, enterprise options and Harbor-owned Actual Contemporary Manufacturers. Harbor Meals additionally homes Northlink Logistics, an end-to-end third-party logistics firm.