Thu, Jan 30, 2003
Dassault Falcon Bids Reluctant Farewell
On Sunday evening, January 12th, Bob Dalin and his
wife Linda, were killed in a motorcycle accident in Sarasota
(FL). Dalin was a Regional Sales Manager for Dassault Falcon,
responsible for sales in the Eastern United States. He started his
career with Dassault in 1986, and in the ensuing 17 years, sold
over $800 million worth of Falcons.
"Bob's death is a tremendous loss for us," said John
Rosanvallon, president of Dassault Falcon, at an impromptu company
memorial in Miami last week. "He was not only a valued
colleague, but a close friend to many of us and we will miss him
Dalin was a decorated Marine and Vietnam veteran. After an
honorable discharge from the Marine Corps. in 1968, he entered the
Friend and industry colleague Mike Gaffney, of Fleet Capital
Leasing, said of Dalin, "When you mentioned his name to anyone that
knew him, the immediate response would always be a smile and shake
of the head."
Sal Agosta of AT&T, concurred, adding, "Bob Dalin was all
good things. He was a man of character and integrity."
He will be remembered not only for his knowledge of the
corporate aviation market, but for the life he lived beyond the
walls of the office. He was passionate about Falcons, naming his
42-foot sailboat Mystère. He and his wife Linda also enjoyed
riding their motorcycles, fishing and traveling together. Dalin was
only 58 years old.
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