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Roy Strotz of Silvana Fair passes away at 73

SILVANA — On Feb. 3, Roy Strotz celebrated his 73rd birthday with family and friends.

On Feb. 8, he passed away unexpectedly due to circumstances that have yet to be determined.

"We're still not sure of the details," said Roy's daughter, Karen Strotz. "He'd been doing great."

Roy Strotz was well known throughout the Arlington, Silvana and Stanwood communities.

Karen estimated that Roy had helped organize the Silvana Fair for the past 40 of its 64 years.

"This will be a huge loss for the fair," Karen Strotz said.

Roy Strotz will be remembered at Silvana Fire Station 94, located at 2720 212th St. NW in Stanwood, starting at 1 p.m. on Feb. 18.

Parking shuttles will be available to transport mourners from the Silvana Peace Lutheran Church to the fire station for the ceremony.

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