In Remembrance...


The Blinded Veterans Association deeply regrets the deaths of the following blinded veterans:


Liz Carr, left, received Melvin J. Maas Award plaque from Dick Fazakerley

Liz Carr, left, received Melvin J. Maas Award plaque from Dick Fazakerley at the BVA 52nd National Convention in Reno, Nevada, in 1997. Liz succeeded Dick as National President, serving during 1997-99.

Alabama R.G.
 Karl A. Harper

Connecticut R.G.
John L. Anderson
Roger C. Boyer
Edward J. Cova
Stephen Mondak

Florida R.G.
Joseph Adamik
Leonard V. Craigo
Gilbert Decoursey
William A. Elbracht
James Warren Foreman
Dominick Fridella
Thomas P. Glynn
Fred L. Jones
Samuel Melville
Eugene Patterson
Carl D. Riddle
Thomas L. Shrader
Henry Solomon

Gem State R.G.
Manuel J. King

Greater Houston R.G.
Jerry L. Crawford
Fuller C. Duke
Fidel Flores
George F. Ford
Frank W. Grounds
Harmon D. Hall
Earl Harrison
Thomas F. Hartin
Raymond G. Mercready
Antonio G. Montes
Edgar A. Penaloza
Hubbard Potts
Jimmy Scruggs
John Smith
Leroy Stewart

Heartland R.G
Clareance Anderson
Collins F. Anderson
Delbert Base
Wilbert M. Jamison
Edwin L. Richey

Indiana R.G.
Frank Gentzke

Iowa R.G.
John H. Criss
Wilbert Vandenbos

Kentuckiana R.G.
Paul B. Sharp

Louisiana R.G.
Nicholas W. Danos

Maine R.G.
Edward Cunion

Massachusetts R.G.
Courtenay N. Chase
David J. Mahoney

Michigan R.G.
Russel E. Bluthardt
Donald J. Dwelle
Alger Kazlauskas

Mid-Atlantic R.G.
Denford F. Archer
Richard G. Fazakerley
John N. Guirkins

Minnesota R.G.
Leonard J. Piechowski
Sidney B. Schwaidelson

Montana R.G.
Dean M. Fasnacht
Mary G. Houlberg

New Hampshire R.G.
Harold F. Bigelow

New Jersey R.G.
Daniel P. Bollinger

New Mexico R.G.
Herbert C. Frahm
Bernard H. Guhrke
Marvin Sanders

New York R.G.
James Buckman
David L. Herbert

Northern Arizona R.G.
Everett S. Finn

Northern California R.G.
William J. Feiereisen
Frank L. Gosnell
Myron Healman

Ohio R.G.
James Smith

Oregon Columbia R.G.
Allen M. Warfield

Pennsylvania R.G.
John J. Freeh
John E. Markle
Tony Talarico

Rio Grande R.G.
Evelyn M. Coe

Rocky Mountain R.G.
Jack C. Ball
Jerry Brancucci
Frank N. Brown
Jack M. Grimm

San Diego R.G.
Raul F. Beanes
Timothy Dobbs
Thomas E. Karnes

South Carolina R.G.
Carroll E. Prosser

South Texas R.G.
Francis Adams
Felix L Arroyo
Monroe Benson
Beverly N. Box
Lester Buck
Manuel Camareno
William E. Carlton
Jesus Castro
Guadalupe Cavazos
John Cerda
Antonio F. Chavez
J.C. Cooley
Ewell Daniels
Alfonso DeLaRosa
Gorgonio Delgado
Marion Clark Dubbs
Ernesto C. Escalera
John E. Fassauer
Dallas Fees
Mason W. Fields
Elpido Flores
Roger Clay Florida
Irving W. Gindy
Jack H. Gregory
Jesse Glenn Hallford
James E. Hernandez
J.B. Housson
Robert D. Hunsucker
Louis J. Johnson
David T. Johnston
Billy W. Jones
Paul W. Leeper
Carlos M. Lobo
Rita Martell
Jose C. Mata
Clifford H. McGilvrey
Francisco Mendez
Helidoro G. Miranda
Ramiro Ortiz
John K. Poe
Fredrick Quarles
Arthur J. Ramirez
Angelo J. Rasso
Thomas W. Rawlins
Robert E. Riggs
Carroll Robertson
Patrick J. Santee
Atwell W. Scholl
James J. Smith
Norman B. Smith
David E. Williams
Donnie G. Womack
James M. Wratten
Carl J. Yasi
Encarnacion Yzaguirre

Southern Arizona R.G.
Billy L. Ogas

Southern California R.G.
Beatrice Cohen
Elbert L. Cooley
Mannie Lewis

Southern Nevada R.G.
Richard D. Wair

Spokane Inland Empire R.G.
Conrad A. Chisholm

Tennessee R.G.
Alejandro Rodriguez

Utah R.G.
Floyd Inlay

Washington R.G.
Angelo Alva
Betty Kays

BVA Members At Large
Verlin Leroy Cavier
Albert Sandsmark
Paul L. Schliesman