All Memorial/Obituary Articles

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.
Colleagues and customers pay tribute to Mark Nolan, MCS
Colleagues and customers have been paying tribute to Mark Nolan, product development director of rental software company MCS, who passed away on 3 November 2011.
Lars-Petter Godenhielm: 1940-2011
It is with enormous regret that we announce the passing of Lars-Petter Godenhielm on Tuesday 8 February, aged 70. Mr Godenhielm, the owner of Dinolift and one of the great personalities of the European powered access business, finally lost his battle with a serious illness.
Kevin Bright, Selwood: 1958 - 2010
It is with regret that we report the death of Kevin Bright, chairman and long-standing director of Selwood, the UK pump manufacturer and rental company. Mr Bright, aged 51, passed away after a long battle with cancer.
Compressor pioneer Carl Kaeser passes away
Carl Kaeser, chief executive officer of Kaeser Kompressoren GmbH, passed away on 8 July 2009, shortly after his 95th birthday.
Gary Vermeer, founder of Vermeer Corp: 1918-2009
Vermeer Corp founder Gary Vermeer died on 2 February aged 90 and 60 years after he founded the business with his cousin.
A sad loss
It is with great sadness that we report the death of our friend and colleague, Peter Sullivan.
RSC creates 'Freek Nijdam Award'
RSC Equipment Rental is creating an annual Freek Nijdam Award for its employees in memory of its former chief executive officer who recently passed away.
Freek Nijdam dies after illness
Freek Nijdam, the Atlas Copco executive and former chief executive officer of RSC Equipment Rental, has died aged 67 following an illness.
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