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    My wife and I floated Brushkana Creek into the Nenana the other day and found a green external frame pack that is probably been on the bank of the river for a couple of years. It has some Nikon binoculars, iPod, and Nissan truck keys with an auto start key fob. I don't think anything will work anymore but the Nikon binoculars you can probably send in and have them repaired. Just wondering if anybody knows of a person that lost a pack in the Brushkana

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    I was hoping that wouldn't be the case but thought it very well could be.

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    Probably could track down family and see. Might be a nice piece of the puzzle for them to get this back?
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    BRWNBR,
    I considered that but in conferring with my wife she wouldn't want to have somebody contact her if it was my stuff and I was the one that perished. There is nothing in the pack that would be of sentimental value so I'm not sure that it would be worth contacting the family. I would also hate to think that it's not his to begin with and I contact the family


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    I guess it depends on the family. If it was my dad, Id want his stuff back. But I see where your coming from. Probably a safer bet to not contact them.
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    Quote Originally Posted by 350bull View Post
    I considered that but in conferring with my wife she wouldn't want to have somebody contact her if it was my stuff and I was the one that perished.
    That is understandable, of course, but it is one woman's perspective. A father or son may look at it a little differently.


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    I guess it depends on the family. If it was my dad, Id want his stuff back.
    I agree.... Though it would hurt again at first seeing it, I would still want to have it back. I have only a few things of my fathers' but I cherish all of them....
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    Id give the troopers a call. Its a tough spot, and they could be a big help. Could bring some closure for somebody.


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    I just received a call on this from the widow of a man who perished in the area two years ago. It appears to be his pack, and I have agreed to provide her info to the Original Poster. Thanks!

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    Heart Wrenching!.......

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    Quote Originally Posted by Michael Strahan View Post
    I just received a call on this from the widow of a man who perished in the area two years ago. It appears to be his pack, and I have agreed to provide her info to the Original Poster. Thanks!

    Mike
    Thanks to 350bull for posting this. I sent a screenshot to an old coworker knowing he was close friends of the family hoping for more closure. Turns out the only item they didn't recover was the pack. The family is more than thankfull for its return. Thanks again!

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    So sad indeed, but I'm sure that helps with "closure" as they say......
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    Thanks everyone,
    I happen to have service on top of a mountain goat hunting at the moment. When I return to town I will PM you Mike and get the needed info.

    Thanks Mike aka 350


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    Wow! What a crazy end to a heart breaking story!

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    Sad. But yet somehow kinda cool how it all wrapped up. Im sure the family is thankful for this!
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    Thanks to the forum community and your work to find the appropriate people. I gave the pack to the family today. They were greatful for it's return.

    Mike

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    Nice end to a sad story and some closure to the family.

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