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Doyon, Limited Saddened by Death of Kantishna Roadhouse Employee


Fairbanks, Alaska --- Doyon, Limited and Doyon Tourism are deeply saddened by the tragic loss of Gitte Stryhn. An employee for Kantishna Roadhouse for the past 6 summers, Stryhn was a valued member of the close-knit team at Kantishna. Her knowledge, enthusiasm and love of Alaska was evident in every story she shared with visitors to Alaska.

Her loss is felt by all those that worked with her.

“A death to any member of Doyon’s family is felt by all of us. This situation is especially difficult because we don’t have all the answers. We are doing what we can to assist the Alaska State Troopers in their investigation,” stated Aaron Schutt, Doyon President & CEO.

Marie Monroe, General Manager for Kantishna Roadhouse, stated, “We lost our friend today. We are heartbroken.”

Our thoughts and prayers go to Gitte’s family. We urge the public to let the officials continue their investigation to find the answers to this tragic event.

Headquartered in Fairbanks, Doyon, Limited has more than 18,900 shareholders and was established under the 1971 Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Doyon, one of the top 10 Alaskan-owned companies with subsidiaries in oilfield services, government contracting, and tourism, is also the largest private landowner in Alaska and one of the largest in North America. Its mission is to continually enhance its position as a financially strong Native corporation in order to promote the economic and social well-being of its shareholders and future shareholders, to strengthen its Native way of life, and to protect and enhance its land and resources. For more information, visit www.doyon.com.

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