Archive for the 'memorial' Category
Contact: Jean Gorman
This story is awful in every way. (Link to story on Drunkcyclist, not always completely SFW). See more about the memorial ride here, including lots of photos.
Trailhead near Mt. Lemmon to remember cyclist
Tucson, AZ – It’s not easy going there but Jean Gorman and her husband still do.
“It’s just devastating without him,” Gorman said.
On his birthday and on holidays they visit the cross along the side of Catalina Highway. It’s the exact place where their son was killed.
Brad Gorman, [...]
Geocaching is a kind of high-tech treasure hunt except mainly without the treasure.
I got an email not long ago from a person asking my thoughts on placing geocaches at ghost bikes around town. I spent some time thinking about it but never got back to him since I didn’t really know what [...]
This letter to the editor was published today in the AZ Daily Star:
Share the road
Aug. 14 marked the anniversary of Chuck Nystrom’s death on Tanque Verde Road. My husband was struck and killed by an impaired and impatient driver that day. Also, that day, four nurses stopped to offer the benefit of their professional skills. [...]
If you haven’t been there, go soon. Go after dark when it is lit up.
Articles and pictures here:
AZ Daily Star
Check out what they did with that massive ordinary bike wheel!
I wonder what awful things Tom “I would trade a year’s worth of “arts” funding for 20 good minutes of [...]
This should be neat. Unfortunately I’ve had to scan the flier as I do not have a digital copy, and it won’t show up properly here but if you click on the image you will be able to read it.
To get there: take St. Marys to Main, which is just East of I-10. [...]Read More..>>
I received this from Charles Nystrom’s family:
Friday, August 14, marks one year since Chuck was killed. We want to remember this day by decorating his Ghost Bike so that drivers will see it and be reminded to share the road. We are gathering at 5:30pm. The bike is located at the west [...]
Alejandro Nunez was killed while riding his bicycle on 22nd Avenue right at the intersection with South Sixth Avenue. The police did no accident reconstruction work. They did not paint the street or measure skid marks. They wrote a brief account from the perspective of the driver, which is that Mr. Nunez inexplicably [...]Read More..>>
I just got notified of this:
Memorial Service for Drake G. Okusako
To be held at:
Randolph Golf Complex, Copper Room
600 S. Alvernon
June 29, 2009
5:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Drake G. Okusako, 55
Please join Randolph Soccer Club as we honor the memory of a fine man, Drake G. Okusako. Coach Oak was a youth soccer [...]