John Trudeau

 

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: founder of the Pacific Northwest's first outdoor summer music festival Britt Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon in 1963 who homesteaded the site in the 1850's as the Britt Festival (named for Peter Britt) had expanded over the years to include jazz, folk, country, rock, and dance in a season that runs from early June to past Labor Day.

 

 

Cause of Death: Congestive heart failure

 

Born: February 26, 1927

 

Died: November 3, 2008

 

Location: Portland, Oregon