Agreed. As is said, Blair was bigger than life. Wish I had known him better. 
Fritz Holt
fritz...@gmail.com

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> On Oct 12, 2016, at 10:11 AM, via Texascavers <texascavers@texascavers.com> 
> wrote:
> 
> I have that book as well, Fritz, plus his Texas Caves book.
>  
> A very entertaining read and I imagine sitting on the porch out there every 
> time I read it.
>  
> Beautiful photographs in his Caves book.
>  
> My kids and I stopped by the ghost town to see him a few years back. We just 
> missed him, as he had been airlifted to SA or Houston for a stroke or cardiac 
> issue he had just experienced.
>  
> His residence/cats/and the ghost town was just a unique as he was.
>  
> A terrible loss.
>  
>  
> Mark Alman
> texascav...@yahoo.com
>  
>  
>  
> From: Texascavers [mailto:texascavers-boun...@texascavers.com] On Behalf Of 
> Fritz Holt via Texascavers
> Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2016 9:58 AM
> To: Jenny Holt
> Cc: Jacquetta Breedlove; June Levy; Mandy Holt; texascavers@texascavers.com
> Subject: Re: [Texascavers] Blair Pittman
>  
> I found Blair Pittman's 50 page  booklet titled "Tales From The Terlingua 
> Porch". He wrote inside, "To Fritz - If It Ain't The Truth - It Outta Be - 
> April 9, 08  -Enjoy-
> Viva Terlingua !!!
> Blair Pittman
> (Ver Batim) Your nostalgic dad. 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Oct 11, 2016, at 9:27 AM, Fritz Holt <fritz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Not sure but I think we met him before his accident. I will look for his 
> signed book which is probably dated and will let you know. Dad
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Oct 10, 2016, at 11:33 PM, Jenny Holt <jhol...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Dad,
> I also sent this to you, in case you hadn't seen it. We met him at a rock 
> shop just out of Study Butte heading towards BBNP - was that before his 
> motorcycle accident or afterwards?  I remember he was driven up by a driver 
> who also had tourists who got out to visit the rock shop & he sat out on the 
> porch with us & gabbed. He was great & quite interesting. 
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> On Oct 10, 2016, at 11:08 PM, Fritz Holt <fritz...@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> We met him at a shop in Terlingua or nearby and he autographed his book that 
> we purchased, From The Back Porch, probably on our group trip in 2008? He was 
> a writer, photographer and well known and liked by cavers and lovers of the 
> Big Bend area. Fritz
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
> Begin forwarded message:
> 
> From: via Texascavers <texascavers@texascavers.com>
> Date: October 10, 2016 at 9:41:47 PM CDT
> To: Cave NM <swrcav...@googlegroups.com>, Cave Texas 
> <Texascavers@texascavers.com>
> Subject: [Texascavers] Blair Pittman
> Reply-To: texascavers@texascavers.com
> 
> Another unique individual is gone -  Exploring and photographing caves was 
> only only one of the remarkable and exceptional  aspects of Blair Pittman.
>  
> DirtDoc
>  
> From: "Terlingua Moon" <terlinguam...@gmail.com>
> 10/10/2016
> 
> Our Community Mourns One of our Own
>  
>  Blair Pittman passed away this morning. Blair was a famous and infamous 
> photographer from Houston paper in the old days, came out to Big Bend 
> regularly and ultimately settled out here. He was married to Jeanne 
> Northsworthy in the 80s and was around Lajitas and involved with us all 
> during the Mischer days and with the local old-timers..like Ross Maxwell. 
>  
> He and Jean Hardy-Pittman fell in love and have been married for quite a 
> while now and we have enjoyed them both often in the Ghostown. She has been 
> his angel and he knew it. He shot (photographed) our Big Bend so wonderfully 
> and he loved it deeply. May he RIP….and we will miss him a lot. I loved him.
> Memorial service to be decided later.
>  
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