Tag Archives: Obituaries

Wendy Comstock (1952-2016)

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Wendy Comstock. Wendy’s smiling and positive appearance at almost all the Club convention has been an inspiration. Among other things she and her husband Mark Comstock were always the ones giving … Continue reading

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Jean Trousdale (1933-2016)

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Edward Earl (1964-2015)

We mourn the passing of Edward Earl who left us in an accident after an attempt to climb Mt Isto in Alaska on June 19, 2015. Ed was an avid highpointer and had been an editor of the county highpointer … Continue reading

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Jack Parsell (1921-2015)

Jack Parsell who was one of the original highpointers to attend the first highpointers convention in Michigan and who attended almost every convention afterwards. Jack was famed for his tripoint and low point books.Here’s an interview with him in 2003

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Jack Baker (1936-2015)

John Jack Baker who won a Vin Hoeman Award in 1999 and was a former member of the Club Board of Directors passed on May 27, 2015. Per the legacy obituary

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Adam Helman (1960-2015)

We mourn the passing of Adam Helman who was the driving force behind the county highpointing website.

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Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (1928-2013)

Joseph “Mitch” Michaud (February 12, 1928-May 2, 2013) who was the second person to complete all 50 states when he did it on December 4, 1970, passed at his family home in Worcester, Massachusetts.

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Bob Mitchler (1920-2012)

We are sorry to hear of the passing of Bob Mitchler, a kindly gentleman who was a regular convention attendee along with his wife Helen. Bob, a World War II Navy vet and a former Illinois state senator, is the … Continue reading

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Bill Strickland (1921-2011)

We are sorry to hear the passing of Bill Strickland. Bill and his wife Lee were fixtures at many conventions and an immense help to Mother Merc Jean Trousdale. They were co-hosts of the Oklahoma convention. Bill started highpointing at … Continue reading

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Woodall Mountain Owner Robert L. “Bob” Brown (1928-2011)

We were sorry to hear in Ohio that Woodall Mountain, Mississippi, owner Robert L. “Bob” Brown had passed on July 4, 2011. Mr. Brown has been very generous to the club permitting access to the summit even when he could … Continue reading

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