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Tribute to John Mabry

November 28, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

I wrote last week about the loss of industry icon, John Mabry, 74, who died Nov. 18 in a car crash. I recently received a copy of his moving obituary, which recounts many of his numerous accomplishments, and also describes Mabry, a Florida resident, as “ a lovable curmudgeon” who will be “long remembered for his outgoing personality, wry wit, high integrity, patriotism and strong dedication to family and friends.” The obit also recounts some of his trademark saying, known...

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Industry 'visionary' killed in car crash

November 22, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

YARMOUTH, Maine—Industry members are mourning the death of John Mabry, who died Friday in a head-on vehicle collision in Georgia while en route to visit family in that state.Mabry, Central Station Alarm Association (CSAA) president from 1981-1983 and also a longtime ex-officio board member, is being remembered this week for his expertise and dedication to the industry, and for his warm personality.“It's a big loss to the industry, no question, a big loss to ADS, and a big loss to me personally,”...

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Industry icon dies in vehicle collision

November 21, 2011Tess Nacelewicz

I came to work this morning to a report of some sad news: John Mabry, a director and past president of the Central Station Alarm Association, died Friday, Nov. 18, in a car crash. Mel Mahler of ADS Security, another CSAA past president and director, shared this message with Security Systems News: “It is with deep regret and profound sadness that I share the passing of John W. Mabry.While en route to visit his daughter yesterday afternoon, John was involved in a fatal head-on collision, according...

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