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Rob Kron from Anchorage wrote on July 8, 2020 at 6:16 pm:
Congratulations Don!! I was needing some electrical work at my Sudden Valley condo so thought I'd see if you were up to it? I'll see how your crew does now that you have decided to take it easy. I wish you well! Kron Family
Susan Hauth from Anchorage, Alaska wrote on June 30, 2020 at 6:02 pm:
Congratulations Don! Seems like a life time since you left Alaska but it seems like you have done well, cream always settles at the top! Hugs to Carolyn “Spud”.
Louis D'Andrea from Everett wrote on June 29, 2020 at 5:02 pm:
Congratulations Don! Since I started with the Crowley ATBs back in 2008 I have been impressed by your drive and tenacity. Your commitment to us as your customer has been impressive. The late night calls, last minute flights, long days never caused you to say no to us. I don't take it for granted. I will miss working out problems with you but I am so glad that you found a man of good character like Jerrad to pass the torch to. Enjoy your family and the chance to do some special things! -Louis
Marc Aikin from North Bend wrote on June 29, 2020 at 1:06 pm:
Don, While I know I am going to see you and work with you some after you retire I just wanted to take a moment and recognize how much you have help me in my work at Crowley. Your skill and can do attitude have always shined through to make you successful in what you do. Stay safe, strong and live long enough your kids have to support you.... Marc
Steve Smith from North Bend wrote on June 29, 2020 at 6:40 am:
Hi Don, Congratulations. We are going out together!! My date is 7/1. It has been great working with you over the years. Seems like you would be on 2 vessels at once sometimes! Organized, tireless, always willing to help out. You will be missed! Enjoy yourself! Steve
Sheldon Satterthwaite from Bellingham wrote on June 26, 2020 at 8:38 am:
Hey Don, Congratulations on starting the next phase of life! I have had the pleasure of taking care of the insurance for the company for over 15 years. I have always respected how you ran your business, providing a great place to work for your employees and were always ready and willing to do whatever it took to get the job done right. Hope to see you out at Scotty's for a toast! Sheldon
Valerie Jorda from Westminster wrote on June 26, 2020 at 2:33 am:
Congratulations! Hope you enjoy every minute of retirement. It was a real pleasure working with you and your team! You have helped me out on many occasions and could always count on you. You will be missed. Take Care and wishing you the best!
Don Caffell from Bellingham wrote on June 25, 2020 at 3:15 pm:
II feels good doesnt It? I havent set my alarm since i retired, You are going to enjoy retirement , I f you get a feeling you should go back to work , give me a shout and i will talk you out of it.Your a good friend and Congrats long time coming
Bill & Dianne Boyd from Florence, AZ wrote on June 25, 2020 at 2:56 pm:
Congrats Big Guy! You've earned every minute of retirement. I can't wait until I can retire (again). Come on down to the sun and see us!
Bob Kennedy from Vigor Port Angeles wrote on June 25, 2020 at 2:02 pm:
Congratulations on your retirement. Its been a pleasure working with you all of these years since you started Elite and we first met while you were working at Triad we will miss you. Have a great retirement!
Connie Johnson from MANASSAS, VA wrote on June 25, 2020 at 1:20 pm:
The legend is retiring...so very happy for you and Carolyn. No doubt The new chapter will be amazing in true Cummins style. You truly have touched so many lives along your journey. Your story is an inspiration to all and I am so very proud to call you friend. ❤️
Chrystal Parks from Bellingham wrote on June 25, 2020 at 1:01 pm:
Congratulations on your retirement. You have worked so hard to make the company what it is today. I can honestly say the entire family wishes you fruits of your labors and hope you can enjoy the many things you want to do with your retirement. Love you brother.
Laurette Fowler from Bellingham wrote on June 25, 2020 at 12:59 pm:
Well Don, a lot has changed since we first moved in next door to the guy with the Triad Electric work van and his pretty receptionist wife and two amazing kids. You shared your love of moose burgers, cribbage, card games and all things in between. You rushed over and helped us out when our washer overflowed and water was pouring out of our dining room lights. I still want to flip the second light switch in bathrooms even though we haven’t lived in the Briarcliffe house in over 19 years. You took a gamble and hired Ken even though he had no experience. You even hired my brother, Tony, and Mike to help them out. Seems like forever ago that your T-side included Zach & Caleb and Dave Goit. Even Don Pratt & Jeff Winton worked there back in the day. It has been amazing to watch you, your family and business grow and expand. Hard to believe you have one granddaughter and three grandsons! We are so proud to know you and to have been a part of Elite’s history for over 19 years. We wish you and Carolyn nothing but happiness and many adventures to come. Thanks for all the wonderful memories, Love Laurette, Ken, Shaye & Makenna
Mike Hay from Huntington Beach wrote on June 25, 2020 at 12:22 pm:
Congratulations Don! Have a wonderful retirement!
John Setchell from seattle wrote on June 25, 2020 at 9:59 am:
Congratulations on a well deserved and hopefully long retirement! it has been a pleasure to work with you and your company and its employees over the years. John Setchell Chief Engineer
Jenkins Dossen from Burlington wrote on June 25, 2020 at 9:46 am:
Congratulations on your retirement Don. It was a great pleasure working with you and Elite on the various projects here at the Port. I wish you happiness in this next chapter of your life. I know Elite is in good hands carrying the torch forward. Congrats Don, bravo you deserved it!!! Take care my friend, Jenkins
Ryan Hogge wrote on June 25, 2020 at 9:37 am:
Don, Congrats on your retirement. It has been a pleasure working with you over the years. Your support to our organization has been instrumental to Crowley's success and has been a true partnership. Elite is first class and we appreciate all the hard work that you have put into our organization and always treating us as a priority. I wish you all the best as you transition into this new chapter. Stay in touch we will do the same. Take care.
Rob Bryant from Sequim wrote on June 25, 2020 at 8:59 am:
Don, Its been a pleasure to work with you over the years. Your professionalism, knowledge, and always a positive attitude made even the toughest jobs successful. I'll bet you never want to hear "Ballast Water" ever again. You are one of the Elite! Wish all the best, and enjoy your retirement! Rob
Brian Leet from Renton wrote on June 25, 2020 at 8:52 am:
Don its been a pleasure working with you and you have been a great resource to myself, Crowley, and the water front. Your knowledge and vast experience will be hard to replace. I wish you the best in your retirement and with any new ventures.
Doug Romano from Blaine wrote on June 25, 2020 at 8:34 am:
Congratulations Don! Enjoy this new chapter of your life. I envy you. Doug