Triplicate Staff

Thomas 'Tom' McKain Nichols, 70, died Nov. 26, 2011, in Crescent City. He was born March 11, 1941, in Bend, Ore., and was a 47-year resident of Del Norte County.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at the Elk Lodge, 359 H St., Crescent City on Saturday from noon until 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Del Norte High School Athletic Fund, 1301 El Dorado, Crescent City, CA 95531. Arrangements by Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.