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Old 03-24-2008, 08:38 AM
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Rip Al, Last Of The True Gentlemen
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:22 AM
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AL accomplished more in 64 yrs than most would do in several lifetimes.
Surely he lived life to the fullest ! Remember ... this is not a dress rehearsal! Thanks Big Al !
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:26 AM
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RIP Al , we always enjoyed your parties in KW . That was extremely generous . Tom and Barb
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Old 03-24-2008, 09:47 AM
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Rest in Peace......

A true competitor with a zest for life that was infectious. We were lucky enough to know him well and to witness many of his hijinks..... and to have participated in the legendary "snowball fight" using scoops of ice cream...with Al and Sirois......... he was great to compete against and made the video's something special.........

God Speed old friend....

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Old 03-24-2008, 09:54 AM
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Bummer - sad day indeed!

He was the "big show" in offshore... I remember the race he and little Al brought two boats, the big cat and the V and traded off for the points in class. Man - I thought at the time that was the chit!

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Old 03-24-2008, 10:05 AM
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:14 AM
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Thanks for the ride in your fire-breathing turbine Skater on Lake Ponchartrain in 2000 - You helped clinch my interest in offshore powerboats.
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Old 03-24-2008, 10:39 AM
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R I P Big Al.
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That man knew how to live! A major piece of Offshore history for sure.
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If there was ever a man that loved the thrill of life that was Al, he was a big name in everything he did a man that was a tribute and an Icon to Offshore Racing and will truly be missed. Al may you rest in peace
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