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Old 09-25-2013, 12:53 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Passing of Captain Craig "Whitey" Drossel

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Whitey has flown west after a battle with Cancer.

Please keep him and Diana in your thoughts and prayers.

It was truly an honor to call Whitey a friend and I will sorely miss him. A true selfless friend, gentleman, Officer, Patriot, and founding member of Fedex ALPA.

Fair winds and following Seas Captain!
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Old 09-25-2013, 01:12 PM   #2 (permalink)
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All,

Whitey has flown west after a battle with Cancer.

Please keep him and Diana in your thoughts and prayers.

It was truly an honor to call Whitey a friend and I will sorely miss him. A true selfless friend, gentleman, Officer, Patriot, and founding member of Fedex ALPA.

Fair winds and following Seas Captain!
A big loss......respect and condolences to his family and friends....BG
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Old 09-25-2013, 02:51 PM   #3 (permalink)
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How sad...Whitey was a great guy and a true friend. Whitey was the CAG LSO (along with Stan Foltz) when I was on the America and later the Independence. There were those nights when the weather sucked and fuel was low, that to hear Whitey or Stan, was the voice I needed to hear to help me get aboard. I've missed Stan and I'll now miss Whitey too. Rest in peace my friends. Thanks for getting me aboard all those years ago.

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Old 09-25-2013, 08:40 PM   #4 (permalink)
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Very sorry to hear that. One of my all time favorite FDX guys. RIP Whitey
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Old 09-26-2013, 05:16 AM   #5 (permalink)
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We all owe a debt of gratitude to Whitey for the sacrifices he made for us then and what we enjoy as a result now.

Go rest high on that mountain.






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Old 09-26-2013, 06:14 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Sad news of such a great mentor and overall good guy.

My best wishes and pryers to Diana, too.
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Old 11-11-2013, 05:33 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Fine aviator and a really good guy. Will be missed by all.
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