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Bob Greymont, 79, of Falmouth, Massachusetts formerly of Needham, died on October 31, 2018 at the Falmouth Hospital. He was the husband of Sally Ann (Fahy) Greymont for 54 years. Born in Boston,he was the son of the late Walter and Milda (Lassman) Greymont. IN MEMORIAM Bob was a friend to anyone he met. He was a perfectionist who encouraged each of us to be the best we can be at whatever we choose to do. He was never afraid to fail and there was never a challenge too big to take on. Bob served stateside in the 101st Airborne Division during Vietnam. He was a firefighter and then started his own company, Hartney Greymont in Needham, MA. He was an avid sailor who sailed around the world single-handed. In April, Bob received the MAA’s VISTA award – the highest honor the association bestows upon a member. Bob’s family and friends were all in attendance as he was recognized for his volunteer service to the MAA and the MCA program, as well as the industry as a whole. His contributions included mentoring many of the fine arborists who are members of the MAA today. Robert Greymont, MCA (Retired) Besides his wife, he survived by his children, Vicki Greymont and her fiancé David Sullivan of Medfield, Terry Greymont and his wife Heather of Millis, and Jill Abely and her husband Sean of Medfield. He was ‘Grandpaw’ to Brian and Nicole Abely, and Harrison and Parker Greymont. He also leaves his brother Alfred Greymont and his wife Wilma of New Hampshire, and many nieces and nephews. Memorial donations may be made to Spondylitis Association of America, 16360 Roscoe Blvd., Suite 100, Van Nuys CA 91406 (spondylitis.org) or Fisherhouse Foundation, Inc., 12300 Twinbrook Pkwy, Suite 410, Rockville, MD 20852 (fisherhouse.org). IN MEMORIAM Longtime MAA member Todd Brown, MCA , owner of Lincoln Tree, passed away in October 2018. We don’t have a lot of information about the arrangements for Todd or memorial donations. What we do know is that he attended just about every MAA dinner meeting for decades, always participated in Arbor Day of Service, and he loved his family dearly. Todd Brown, MCA “The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn.” Ralph Waldo Emerson MAA NEWS / December 2018 7