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AdirmanMarch 3rd, 2019, 8:19 am
Monticello, NY

Posts: 474
I just learned of Dennis’ passing this am ; sadly, he passed on 2/14. For those of us in the catskills who frequented his flyshop In Roscoe, he will be sorely missed. RIP Dennis ☹️
MartinlfMarch 3rd, 2019, 9:29 am
Palmyra PA

Posts: 2877
Sorry to hear this. A friend in a local shop is a special thing. I am sure he will be missed by many.
"He spread them a yard and a half. 'And every one that got away is this big.'"

--Fred Chappell
BoulderWorkMarch 4th, 2019, 3:15 am
Posts: 21I agree. This is a loss and I will miss his wit, insight and his larger than life persona. Truly enjoyed watching him tie flies at the vice near front of shop and opportunity to learn about designs, and the fisheries.
IasgairMarch 5th, 2019, 7:04 am

Posts: 142
Sorry for the loss to those who knew him. He sounds like a person who was well worth knowing.

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