June 05, 1999 - September 18, 2017
John Luke, as he preferred to be called, was born on June 5, 1999, in Albuquerque, N.M., and lived in Homer, N.Y.; Aspen, Colo.; and most recently Anchorage, Alaska. John Luke excelled in sports and was a great teammate. While at Albuquerque High School, John Luke played football and baseball, and competed in JROTC and DECA events. He loved wearing the bulldog green, and could always be found in cowboy boots, buckle and his black beaver-felt cowboy hat. He crewed balloons with his mother and sister, always working hard to get them into the air and back onto the ground. After moving to Anchorage in 2015, John Luke continued to play baseball and followed his heart into the outdoors, exploring . . .