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Gig Harbor resident, longtime fisherman drowns while fishing in San Francisco

Rex Parish, 60, was a Gig Harbor residentHis friends say nearly everyone in the town knew Rex Bryan Parish, a longtime Gig Harbor resident and 1973 Peninsula High School graduate. Parish, 60, died earlier this month after falling off a pier and drowning while on a commercial fishing trip in San Francisco, said a longtime friend, Kenton Bennett. “He fished with half of everyone in the Harbor at some point,” Bennett said. “Everybody knows him. It’s unbelievable the number of people who know him.” Parish had been squid fishing on the Erin Carroll, based out of Ventura, California,,, Read the rest here 15:04