Monday, February 9, 2015

Passing of a friend

Bob Lane, former Times reporter and boating expert, dies at 80


Bob Lane, a writer for a yachting magazine and a former Seattle Times journalist, died Thursday from complications of a stroke he suffered in mid-December. He was 80.

Bob Lane, former Times reporter and boating expert, dies at 80 | Local News | The Seattle Times

All of us in the Tomco family are saddened by the passing of Bob.  He was a nice guy and straight-forward journalist.  He reviewed several of our American Tugs and was always a gentleman to have aboard.  I remember a good conversation we shared on the docks at Sullivan Bay, a true yachtsman.    

Steve