Jerry Mattivi, 72, of Oklahoma City and Overland Park , KS , passed away March 18, 2009. He was a veteran of more than 40 years as a small-business owner in the Kansas City area and was in the International Towing & Recovery Hall of Fame’s Class of 1987. Jerry had been a Holmes rep and worked for Chevron before Miller bought that company. He was a Miller distributor in Kansas City and later in Oklahoma.
Bobbie “Cozy Bob” Swaney. The former president of the Towing & Recovery Professionals of Colorado passed away March 26. A tow truck procession was held to honor him.
George L. “Bud” Anderson. The owner of Golden State Wrecker and Equipment Sales died on March 13. He was a member of CTTA, the Hall of Fame class of 1991, and the co-founder and first president of the Towing Equipment Distributors Association.