Passages: Looking Back at Those Who Left Us in 2011

PHOENIX, Arizona, January 1. HEADING into 2012, Swimming World takes a look back to the 2011, and honors those that passed on the last year and were reported on SwimmingWorld.com. Please feel free to make any additions via Reaction Time that we missed.

JANUARY
Sarah Lynn Stickels, 59 – January 11, 2011

Cindy Makens Fearnley, 38 – January 13, 2011

FEBRUARY
St Peter's Prep B.J. Giannone – February 1, 2011

Puerto Rico's William "Bill" George Cody – February 23, 2011

Austin College Diver Chase Gaddy, 23 – February 24, 2011

MARCH
Pack Swim Team's Jennifer Simson – March 2, 2011

Houston Swim Coach Mark Taylor, 50 – March 19, 2011

Denmark Olympic Bronze Medalist Inge Sorensen, 86 – March 22, 2011

APRIL
South Florida Aquatics' Michael Lohberg, 60 – April 4, 2011

Hoosier Supporter Doug Strong – April 22, 2011

USA Swimming Official Bette Binning – April 22, 2011

Tennessee's Joe Hendee, 50 – April 24, 2011

MAY
Wyoming's David Schmitt, 22 – May 8, 2011

JULY
Australian Olympian Percy Oliver, 92 – July 13, 2011

Russia's Vladimir Kosinsky, 66 – July 20, 2011

Scott Heilman, 23 – July 28, 2011

AUGUST
New Zealand's Bill Matson, 72 – August 8, 2011

Japanese Johnny Weismuller, Yoshihiro Hamaguchi, 85 – August 12, 2011

Fresno Pacific's Bradley Babcock – August 19, 2011

SEPTEMBER
Hawaii's Keo Nakama, 91 – September 10, 2011

NYU Head Coach Lauren Beam – September 13, 2011

Evanston's William Burton, 92 – September 13, 2011

Swim School Instructor Jim Herrick, 66 – September 18, 2011

OCTOBER
Passages: James Rigg – October 11, 2011

NOVEMBER
The Philadelphia Flyer Carl Robie, 66 – November 30, 2011

DECEMBER
Danish Legend Ragnhild Hveger, 90 – December 12, 2011

Lowville's Bobb Watkins, 60 – December 28, 2011

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