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Remembering Dennis Lalor (1947-2018) FRIEND • ADVOCATE FOR AFFORDABLE HOUSING • MENTOR • MANY FACETED • INTENSELY DISORGANIZED • PROCRASTINATOR • HUGE HEART • LOVER OF BEAUTIFUL THINGS • NOT PERFECT BUT ALWAYS TRIED TO BE BETTER • ROLE MODEL • GIFT FOR BUILDING COMMUNITY • HUMBLE • BAR & RESTAURANT MANAGER • EXTRAORDINARY • SCHMOOZER & CAROUSER • ETHICAL AND CARPENTER • DETERMINED • RURAL CHAMPION 2015 • VOICE OF REASON • LOVER OF MUSIC, FOOD & WINE • CEO • TRAVELER • TRUE CHAMPION OF HOUSING AFFORDABILITY. Written By Larry J. Mickartz These are just a few of the words friends and family used to describe Dennis Lalor who passed away at the end of August. I knew him as a friend, neighbor and occasional drinking buddy. In researching his past for this remembrance, I came to see many other facets of his complicated and extraordinary life. I will miss my friend, Dennis, dearly. 86 GILROY • MORGAN HILL • SAN MARTIN december 2018-january 2019 gmhtoday.com COURAGEOUS • RURAL HOMES INNOVATOR • DEAL MAKER •