WCF SECTION PRESS RELEASE #30
On Friday September 13, 2017, Neil Lauritsen W4NHL became a Silent Key. Neil was previously the Section Emergency Coordinator for the ARRL West Central Florida Section from 2005-2014, and had served for a number of years as the Emergency Coordinator for Pinellas County ARES/ACS and a District Emergency Coordinator. After retiring as Section Emergency Coordinator at the end of 2014, Neil continued to be involved in Pinellas County ARES/ACS, served as an Assistant Section Emergency Coordinator, and was active in NAVY Mars and SHARES. Neil in his working career had been in Fire Rescue services in the state of Maryland.
There will be a memorial service for Neil on Monday October 30, 2017 at 1330 (1:30 P.M.) at Bay Pines National Cemetery at 10000 Bay Pines Boulevard, St. Petersburg, FL 33708. Please remember the family of Neil in your prayers and thoughts during this difficult time.