April 16, 1952 – August 25, 2022
Carl T. Erickson was born April 16, 1952 in Mooreland, OK to Robert and Rachel Erickson.
He died August 25, 2022 at Legacy Emanuel Hospital in Portland, OR
Carl, whose friends knew him as Butch, grew up loving music and the outdoors.
He hiked, biked, and kayaked across the western UnitedStatesbeforesettling in Kent, WA where he worked as a paraeducator at Panther Lake Elementary School for twenty-nine years.
At Panther Lake he delighted in finding creative ways to help non-English speakers find success in math and English, and he enjoyed encouraging reluctant learners to develop reading skills.
Celebrate Carl’s life by doing something special for a student or teacher… or both.