Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

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Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

Postby submassabielle » Nov 12, 2014 11:06 pm

A past NSS president (May 1957-June 1961) passed away on October 4th. I just ran across this and don't recall seeing anything here or in the obituaries of NSS News.
http://articles.philly.com/2014-10-12/n ... sity-caves
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Re: Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

Postby Squirrel Girl » Nov 13, 2014 3:36 am

Oh man. Thanks for posting. He was someone special. And he certainly led a long and full life.
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Re: Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

Postby Bumbalawski » Nov 13, 2014 8:03 am

Brother Nicholas had done a lot of work in my area up through the 80's. He was a great guy. I am still trying to locate some of the caves he never officially recorded like Cumberland Bone Cave #2. He even come out in the late 70's and early 80's to check out some of my finds. He is legendary around these parts. I have never heard a bad work spoken of him. Truly a great man.

A picture of Brother Nicholas at "work".

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Re: Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

Postby rlboyce » Nov 13, 2014 5:36 pm

What cave is Brother Nicholas entering in this photo?
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Re: Passing of Brother Nicholas Sullivan, FSC

Postby Bumbalawski » Nov 13, 2014 5:55 pm

Ryan, that is a good question. From my conversations with John Manley, who caved with Brother Nicholas back in the day, he thought it was near Harper's Ferry.

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