This past weekend, we bid our farewells to 3 former friends and caving
I was thinking that statistically, there were probably more than 3 that
left us in the
past year, but it would be very difficult to find that info.
So I did some basic Google searches. Below is a list of the first 6 that
( There were others )" The first one is a Texan.
1 ) Glen Dale Gressett, 82
of Seminole, Texas
a pilot who loved flying, scuba diving, cave exploring, gold
mining, arrowhead hunting, and all water sports
2 ) David Spencer Martin
age 66, a resident of Wheaton, IL
He was a life time member of the National Speleological Society
3 ) Katie Jane McClanahan Musch, 83
born: 2-12-33, Okra, Texas
Earlier in her life she was active in the study of crystals and
minerals and cave exploring
4 ) Claron Dale Bjork
born: 7-30-39, Murray, Utah
He enjoyed cave exploring and became a river rafting guide. His
favorite subject in school was
science, especially biology, and he went on to earn various degrees
in microbiology, aquatic biology,
and a Ph.D. in entomology.
5 ) Michael Hall
born: 11-16-83 ( Portland, Oregon )
died: 7-21-16 ( Yelm, Washington car accident )
Lived near Olympia, Washington. He loved cave exploring
6 ) Kenneth Lynn “Kenny” Chandler
died: 5-18-16, in Woodville, Alababma
He was 58.
He loved cave exploring, but his favorite hobby was riding his
for miles through Kennamer Cove.
NSS # 27639
sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but it needs to be reported somehow.
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