Eric Manning Buchan


(Apr. 16, 2006)

Eric Buchan died near Powell on April 16. He was 58.

Eric was born in Powell on May 28, 1947, to Ross and Sybil Buchan. He served his country faithfully in Vietnam, bringing home some scars that would plague him the rest of his life. He later returned to Powell, where he worked for years as the city building inspector. He spent the last year in Texas before choosing to come home to die.

He is survived by his son, Aaron of San Antonio, Texas, who was the pride of his life; by sisters Stephanie and Sally, both in California; and by brother Evan of Billings, Mont.

He was preceded in death by his parents. No services are planned.

Eric's ashes will be scattered by his family in the mountains he loved.