Ken Balcomb Obituary, Death – It is of the utmost importance that Ken Balcomb’s family convey the news that he died away this morning, December 15, 2012, to everybody and everyone who knew or cared about Ken, and it is their moral job to do so as quickly as humanly feasible. His incredible journey through life was cut short by a disease that he and his family were aware of for a considerable amount of time before he passed away.
At the Big Salmon Ranch, which is located above the Elwha River and is owned and operated by the Center for Whale Research, he spent his final days and took his last breath in peace and comfort, with professional care, and surrounded by his loving family. The Big Salmon Ranch is owned and operated by the Center for Whale Research. At the Big Salmon Ranch, he was able to live out his final days and take his last breath in an atmosphere of calm and tranquility, attended to by trained medical professionals.
We ask that, if you are motivated to do so, you take a minute to remember Ken by lighting a candle or thinking on your favorite moments with the orcas that he valued and honored by devoted his life to. If you are moved to do any of these things, please let us know so that we can thank you. Please, if you feel moved to do so, take a moment to remember Ken by lighting a candle and taking a moment out of your day to do so. Even if you are unable to do any of these things, please accept our sincerest condolences on the loss of a loved one. We are deeply sorry for the loss you have suffered.
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