Elmer E. "Nic" Wickliff, a Portland-based photojournalist and former freelancer for The Skanner News Group, passed away Oct. 3 at the age of 76.
A public viewing will be held Oct. 7 from 3:30 pm to 6:00 pm at Terry Family Funeral Home on North Williams Ave. in Portland. The funeral is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 8 at 1:00 pm.
Wickliff is survived by his wife Denyse Peterson-Wickliff as well as four sons and three daughters.
In his work for The Skanner, the photographer covered numerous events and captured the enthusiasm, passion and connectivity of Portland's African American population.