Alaska News

Husband of Juneau mayor killed in Arizona motorcycle accident

Greg Weldon, the husband of Juneau Mayor Beth Weldon, was killed in a motorcycle accident over the weekend in the Lower 48, the city said on Monday.

Weldon, 60, died late Sunday morning, the city said in a statement. Deputy City Manager Robert Barr said Weldon was killed in a motorcycle accident in northern Arizona. Barr did not anticipate any impacts to city business or the mayor’s office, he said.

Greg Weldon co-owned a business in Juneau, Glacier Auto Parts, with Mayor Beth Weldon. The NAPA auto parts store posted a message on its Facebook page Monday sharing the news of Weldon’s death.

“He loved riding his Harley and was just taken too soon,” the post read in part.

It is with a very heavy heart that we share the following news: Greg Weldon was killed in a motorcycle accident in...

Posted by Glacier Auto Parts/NAPA Juneau on Monday, April 22, 2024

The mayor and her family have requested privacy “as they grieve the loss of their husband, father, and friend,” the city’s statement said.

“The CBJ Assembly, employees and residents of Juneau all extend our deepest condolences to Mayor Beth and her family,” the statement said.

Megan Pacer

Megan Pacer is a digital audience producer at the Anchorage Daily News. A 2015 graduate of Central Michigan University, she's previously worked as a reporter for the Peninsula Clarion in Kenai and the Homer News, and as a digital producer for Alaska's News Source in Anchorage. Contact her at