Remembering Jon Erikson
FORT LAUDERDALE - 2014 International Swimming Hall of Fame and 1981 International Marathon Swimming Hall of Inductee Jon Erikson passed away on Monday, July 28th at the age of 59. He was the first of only three people to have ever completed a three way swim of the English Channel.
Jon is survived by his wife Debra and his two children Blake and Trent. A memorial fund has been establishedto help Debra with college tuition for the boys.
Checks should be written paid to the order of Boca Raton Church, 470 NW 4th Ave., Boca Raton, FL 33432 with a memo noting ”Erikson Memorial fund”.
A memorial service will be Saturday, August 2nd at 4:00pm in the chapel at Boca Raton Christian School , which is on the grounds of the Church.