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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian David McComb

David William McComb Bolton Landing - Oct. 24, 1948 to July 4, 2014 Late in the morning on the 4th of July, 2014, as every boat vanished from Bolton Bay and even the lawn mowers fell silent, to the sound of chirping birds, lapping waves and a building breeze rustling the leaves of the trees outside his open window, David William McComb loosed his moorings and set sail on his eternal voyage. In the evening, there were fireworks. Born in Poughkeepsie, NY., in 1948, Dave had a storybook...
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