Dale DeArmond

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Dale DeArmond
Dale DeArmond.jpg
Dale in her basement printshop, 1977
Born (1914-07-02)July 2, 1914
Bismarck, North Dakota
Died November 21, 2006(2006-11-21) (aged 92)
Sitka, Alaska
Nationality America
Known for printmaker, book illustrator
Spouse(s) R. N. DeArmond

Dale Burlison DeArmond (July 2, 1914 in Bismarck, North Dakota – November 21, 2006 in Sitka, Alaska) was an American printmaker, and book illustrator.[1]


Dale F. Burlison met Robert Neil DeArmond, a native of Sitka, Alaska, while they were classmates at Stadium High School in Tacoma, Washington. They married on July 29, 1935 and lived on a troller in Sitka. In 1938, they moved to Pelican, then to Ketchikan in 1944 and back to Sitka in 1949.

She illustrated a book for the Sitka Printing Company. In 1953, they moved to Juneau, where her husband was executive assistant to territorial governor B. Frank Heintzleman. She worked for the Alaska Territorial Library, then for the Juneau city library, where she was director from 1958 to 1979. They moved to the Sitka Pioneer Home in 1991.[2]

They had a son and a daughter.


  • 2008, "Dale DeArmond: Nondalton Legends"[3]
  • 2009 "Recent Acquisitions '06-08", Juneau-Douglas City Museum [4]



  1. ^ "Dale DeArmond". Juneau Empire. November 29, 2006. 
  2. ^ "Fine Arts Collection". Finearts.luther.edu. 2013-10-15. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  3. ^ "Dale DeArmond: Alaska State Museums". Museums.state.ak.us. 2013-03-13. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 
  4. ^ "City Museum's new show asks community to answer 'What does it mean to be in this place?'". The Juneau Eagle. January 2, 2009. 
  5. ^ "Children's Book Review: Berry Woman's Children by Dale De Armond". Publishersweekly.com. 1985-09-01. Retrieved 2013-10-24. 

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