|Bob Dalzell - a good spirit.|
Ginger and I both really liked Bob. He was one of those Lee Bottom family members you couldn't help but look forward to seeing. Although short on words, he left a tall impression wherever he went.
Bob was also one of those pilots you expected to see wherever you went, because wherever you went there he was. If something aviation was happening, chances were good he'd be on hand. Right there with him would also be Chris May. The two of them were great friends. Together, they often made an event qualify as such. Heck, half the time they were the event.
|Bob with his Sea Ray|
Looking back through our Lee Bottom photo collection it was surprising to see how many photos contained an image of Bob. He even made the calendar, possibly more than once. Like I said, he was always there.
Ultimately though, what keeps coming to mind is how much he'll be missed at this fly-in. Airplanes aren't the same without propellers. The sky isn't the same without flying machines. And the fly-in will not be the same without him.
Here's to you Bob. Thanks for being part of our lives. Our family feels much smaller without you.
|These two guys were great friends. Chris May (left) Bob Dalzell (right)|