In Memoriam: to absent friends

Each new Alcan helps us remember absent friends who won't pass our way again.  Some participated in a single event, most returned many times.  Some died of natural causes, others as a result of the restless forces that made them such memorable teammates and companions in our journeys.

The 2012 Alcan is dedicated to Gary Diebolt and Al Schmit.   Gary (2009) was our best friend and driving companion since 1979, and a long-time Alcan, RASC and SCCA organizer.  Al (2010) was a tireless competitor in early Alcans, and in 1980 competed against Diebolt & Hines at Mexico's Rally Internacional de las 24 Horas (a great event that inspired the 1984 Alcan).

'Fast Eddie' Botwick
Mary Cady
Gary Diebolt
Harry Ferran
Jeff Gowdy
Tom Grimshaw
Paul Hadley
Gene Henderson
Art Issler
Ned Marandino
Jackie Marsh
Marge Petersen
Walter Petersen
Al Schmit
Paul Shaver
Ron Weir

Happy trails, and we'll remember you in a quiet place in the North

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