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Dori Bachman, 1942-2015

Dori Bachman, 1942-2015
Written by Lara

It is with a sad sad heart that we learned of Dori Bachman’s death yesterday. Dori, her husband Lowell and their sons Chris and Curt put their hearts and souls into making Para Gear the pillar of the community it is. Dori was active with PIA and the Skydiving Museum, helping them both grow from the ground up.

She and Lowell, who passed in 2008, were truly lovely people — the kind who made you smile and stand a little straighter when you saw them. It seemed like the heaviness of the world lifted when you hugged them. It feels now like a light has gone out on earth with Dori’s passing; hopefully when we look up tonight we can catch her and Lowell’s spirits shining down from above.

In lieu of flowers contributions can be made in her memory to the following:

  • Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame. www.skydivingmuseum.org. 5401 Southpoint Centre Blvd. Fredericksburg, VA 22407.
  • Cure Pancreatic Cancer – Lustgarten Foundation. www.lustgarten.org.1111 Stewart Avenue, Bethpage, New York 11714

Memorial details will be announced soon; keep your eye on the Para Gear Facebook page and website for information.

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