Hello PFA and Retiree’s,
Retired Poudre Fire Authority Company Officer Art Eckdahl Passed away October 23rd 2017. Art was a career firefighter at PFA for 25 years, then moving on to become a Fire Inspector with Vista Fire Department in Vista Ca. where he retired again.
Art was one of the founding board members that started IAFF local 1945. Arts family is holding a short Memorial Service on Friday, June 29th at Grandview Cemetery 1900 W. Mountain Ave. 12:00 hrs.
Per PFA LODD manual, Art will receive a Type 111 Memorial Service. Which means he will be presented a Folded American Flag, Honor Guard and Piper. It also states all available department personnel that can attend, please be in class A dress uniform or class B if you do not have a class A. We will shroud our badges the day of the service. I know almost all of you have no Idea who Art is, but he was a brother that has gone before. The Ceremony will not be very long, so if you can make it the family would be very great full.
Also there will be a BBQ for friends and firefighters at City Park at shelter #7 following the ceremony.