Volunteer Diver will be missed by dive team

Filed under: Uncategorized by roanokeisland on Monday, February 3rd, 2014

Volunteer diver David Martin passed away last week at a hospice in Pennsylvania, he will be missed by many, especially his dive team at the Aquarium. David completed 298 GYA dives in support of the Aquarium’s dive program, the last one in October of 2013, his goal was to make the 300 level. Dive Safety Officer Patrick Murphy said of David, “In my heart and too many of us who knew David, he made the 300 dives.”

David was 82 years old and was selected Co-Volunteer Diver of the Year in 2010 with friend and diver Jack May.

Pictured: Jack May, Patrick Murphy, dive safety officer and David Martin.