All Memorial/Obituary Articles

RIP: Rocky Tan
The Malaysian MEWP industry is mourning the loss of its pioneer Rocky Tan, who died last month
Telehandler veteran Mark Sichi passes away
Xtreme Manufacturing has reported, “with great sadness”, the passing of former employee and dear friend Mark Sichi. He had been a key member of the sales and product development team 
Adrian Bolton, Alimak Hek veteran, passes away
It is with enormous regret that we report the untimely passing of Adrian Bolton, the long-time Alimak Hek employee. Adrian died following a motorcycle accident in the UK at the weekend.
Neff Rental sponsors ALS golf tournament
The equipment rental company has been involved in the classic for 21 consecutive years
JCB founder’s memorial
Centenary of the birth of JCB’s founder marked with unveiling of a specially-commissioned bronze bust
Lee F. Kramer fund created
The UNLV Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering, department of mechanical engineering has announced the establishment of the award
Bauma director dies
Martin Moser, exhibition director at Messe München, dies suddenly aged 34
Ditch Witch founder dies
Ed Malzahn, the founder of The Charles Machine Works, which manufactures equipment under the Ditch Witch brand has died. He was 94.
Industry loses Leroy 'Buddy' Dieter
Longtime industry veteran passes away at his home
ARA’s first president dies at 91
American Rental Association announces the passing of Leonard Hawk, one its founders and its president from 1956 to 1958
Lee F. Kramer memorial set up
In memory of Lee F. Kramer, a fund has been set up for engineering college students
Lee Kramer: 1947-2015
The president of Xtreme Manufacturing passed away on Jan. 18 due to complications with pneumonia. Kramer was 67
CMC mourns loss of Roberto Pagliarulo
Roberto Pagliarulo, marketing manager, at Italian manufacturer CMC has died at the age of 32.
Man dies after boom lift is struck by bus
A 56-year-old man was killed Feb. 11 when a bus struck the boom lift he was operating, causing him to fall 11 feet.
Obituary: Franco De Michelis, a rental champion
Death of Assodimi founder and former ERA board member leaves "a great void, both professional and personal".
Obituary: Nigel Carter of EHS and Avant Tecno
We regret to report the sudden death, last month, of former HSS and Executive Hire Show salesman Nigel Carter, after a short illness.
1929-2012: Sir Matthew Goodwin, co-founder of Hewden
Co-founder of UK rental company Hewden Sir Matthew Goodwin passed away on 10 October aged 83.
Obituary: Steve "Chappie" Chapman
Access, Lift & Handlers regrets to report that Steve "Chappie" Chapman, 55, of Menomonee Falls, WI died unexpectedly in a motorcycle accident June 24, 2012.
Neville Kennard of Kennards Hire passes away
Neville Kennard, one of the best known figures in Australia’s rental business, passed away on Sunday 3 June, IRN regrets to announce.
Trico Equipment founder dies at age 96
It is with great sadness that Trico Equipment Services acknowledges the passing of Joe Pustizzi, Sr., age 96. Joe Senior, as he was known to many, founded the original Trico Equipment in 1952 with his wife Angie, which was to later become two of the largest equipment rental companies in the country.
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