THE FINAL WORD: SURFERS DROP INTO THE OBITUARY PAGES

Matt Warshaw’s article originally ran in the October 2005 issue of Surfer’s Journal.  *  *  *  Last June, not long after Dale Velzy died, I spent an afternoon searching the Los Angeles Times online archive for surfer obituaries. Early days in the hereafter, it turns out, are as random and capricious as life on earth….