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October 17, 2017

Former Chrysler Fleet GM MacDonald Dies

John MacDonald, who ran Chrysler's fleet unit for several years in the 1990s, died at his home on Walloon Lake, Mich., earlier this month. He was 72.

September 25, 2017

Voice of Retreading Brodsky Passes Away

Harvey Brodsky, longtime managing director of the Tire Retread & Repair Information Bureau (TRIB) and then the Retread Tire Association (RTA), has died in Pacific Grove, Calif. He was 81.

December 20, 2016

In Memoriam: Wheels Exec Ted Less

Ted Less, a long-time Wheels executive passed away on Dec. 11. He was 86. Less retired from Wheels Inc. in 1995 as a senior vice president. He spent all but three years of his entire working career at Wheels Inc., which he joined in 1958 as truck leasing manager.

December 31, 2014

In Memoriam: Alex A. Piemonte Jr., 1931-2014

Al (Alex) Piemonte Jr. passed away on Dec. 24, 2014 at Lake Forest Hospital in Illinois. He was 83.

June 29, 2014

Ed Bobit, Founder of Automotive Fleet and Bobit Business Media, Passes Away

Ed Bobit, founder and chairman of Bobit Business Media, and publisher of Automotive Fleet magazine and many other media brands, passed away June 29 at the age of 86.

April 24, 2014

Time Warner Cable West Region Senior Fleet Manager Dies

Jeff Coleman, senior fleet manager for Time Warner Cable's West Region, passed away on April 23, from pneumonia. He was 56. Coleman joined Time Warner Cable when the company acquired the Comcast Cable business in Southern California.

February 7, 2014

In Memoriam: Prime's John D. Hancock, 1963-2014

Longtime Prime Inc. trucking executive John D. Hancock was found dead Tuesday in an apparent suicide. Hancock was 51 years old.

February 19, 2010

In Memoriam: John Ruan, 1914-2010

DES MOINES, IA - John Ruan, founder of Ruan Transportation Management Systems, passed away Feb. 13. He was 96.

January 20, 2010

In Memoriam: Frank Fraser Jr., 1924-2009

SANTA MONICA, CA - Frank Fraser Jr., a retired automotive marketing executive and a former truck editor for Automotive Fleet magazine, died Dec. 31. He was 85.

September 23, 2008

In Memoriam: John Charles Ray

FANCY GAP, VA – John Charles Ray, 70, past chairman of the American Truck Dealers, died Sept. 8 at his home.

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