September 2 was the
of daughter-in-law Kristy's death.
Many family members shared a moment of silence to commemorate the sad
The boat fire was one of the worst tragedies to befall Santa Barbara
and the city conducted several observances of the tragedy;
we were able to watch these via video streams.
Sons Paul and Dan joined a large group of divers representing the many
people who died for a dive at the accident site.
There is a memorial plaque on the sea floor at the site listing the
names of the victims.
Dan posed for this picture next to the plaque.
There is a similar plaque at the breakwater in the harbor in Santa