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G. Kirk Greiner Jr.: 1931-2020


January 30, 2020

Captain G. Kirk Greiner Jr. of Edmonds Washington, age 88, died January 2, 2020. Kirk was surrounded by his loving family when he passed away peacefully while visiting family in Southern California.

Born in Philadelphia, PA, on August 30, 1931 and raised in Westport CT. Kirk went on to graduate from the United States Coast Guard Academy in 1953. His Coast Guard career spanned 29 years, culminating in an assignment as the Commanding Officer of the U.S. Coast Guard Station Portland, Oregon, from which he retired in 1978.

One of the notable events during that tour was the eruption of Mount Sa...

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