In some ways, a new bike repair station at the Big South Fork’s Bandy Creek Visitor Center could be considered a lasting tribute to Dennis Cribbet, paid for by those who knew him best.
But in other ways, the bike repair station — and one just like it that will soon be installed at Blue Heron Campground on the north end of the park — could be considered Cribbet’s final tribute to the park he loved.
The self-service bike repair stations are being installed with memorial funds that were donated by Cribbet’s friends and family after the 65-year-old died from complications of prostate cancer treatment earlier this year.To continue reading, please subscribe to the Independent Herald. If you are already a subscriber, email email@example.com with the name and address to which your newspaper is mailed to receive login credentials. If you are a subscriber who is logged in and believe you are seeing this message in error, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 423-569-6343.
The complete story can be found in the November 23, 2017 print edition of the Independent Herald.