Steel Hyland

Death:Monday, December 14, 1970

End of the Trail

Notices in this section are limited to names of those who have achieved pioneer status through many years in the North, or who are otherwise of unquestioned importance in the daily scene.

Steel Hyland, 59, trader, guide, pioneer of the Cassiar, died December 14, 1970, of a heart attack near his home at Kiniskan Lake, southeast of Telegraph Creek on the new Stewart-to-the-Alaska Highway road. The Hyiand family were trading pioneers in the Cassiar country before the Hudson's Bay men. Steel Hyiand was the last of the line. He is survived by his widow, Lou.

Source: Alaska Sportsman, May 1971

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