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In Memoriam: GM Fleet Manager Bill Purschke

William F. "Bill" Purschke, the retired East regional manager for General Motors fleet sales, passed away on May 18 at his home in Baiting Hollow on Long Island, New York. He was 85.

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In Memoriam: U-Haul's Pat Crahan, 1928-2017

Pat Crahan, retired vice president of governmental relations for U-Haul, passed away on Dec. 31, 2017. He was 89.

In Memoriam: Retired Motorlease VP Ferraresso

Robert (Bob) Ferraresso, retired vice president at Motorlease Corp., passed away Jan. 25, 2018. He was 78.

Baessler, Fleet Director of Rollins Inc., Passes Away

Mike Baessler, director, fleet procurement for Rollins, Inc., died Jan.12, 2018. Baessler joined Rollins in June 2013, where he worked until his death. He was 67 years old.

In Memoriam: Who We Lost in Fleet in 2017

Among those who died were three past presidents of the Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA), the voice of the retreading industry, and several fleet sales managers from the Detroit automakers.

In Memoriam: Founder of Canadian Automotive Fleet Magazine

John Ernest (Jake) McLaughlin, the co-founder and publisher of Canadian Automotive Fleet magazine, which was created as a joint venture with Bobit Business Media, passed away on March 29 in Burlington, Ontario, Canada.

In Memoriam: A. Warren Feirer

A. Warren Feirer, retired fleet manager for Nabisco Brands Inc., former NAFA president, and 2014 Automotive Fleet Hall of Fame nominee, died on June 24. He was 83.

In Memoriam: J. (John) Paul Hubbard

J. (John) Paul Hubbard, long-time fleet manager for Imperial Tobacco Ltd. in Montreal, Canada, and former NAFA Fleet Management Association president, died Jan. 12, in Ste. Rose, Quebec, Canada. He was 75.

In Memoriam: Mark Glaiber [1946-2010]

Industry leader passes away

In Memoriam: John Abromavage, Sr. [1932-2010]

52-year employee of U-Haul passes away