Beverly — Mr. Carl Melvin Eklund, 81, died from pancreatic cancer on Saturday, January 4, 2014, at the Beverly Hospital.
Born and raised in Beverly, he was the son of the late Carl E. and Edith (Johannsen) Eklund. He continued his education, earning a degree from Northeastern University in Boston.
Mr. Eklund had been emplyed for 26 years as the communications director at Jack Youngs Auto Parts in Brighton, until the time of his illness.
A resident of Beverly, he was a longtime active member of the Chorus North Shore.
He is survived by his brother, John David Eklund of Beverly, with whom he resided.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be private. Arrangements by the Campbell–Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral Home, 525 Cabot St., North Beverly. Condolences at www.campbellfuneral.com.