The Board of Directors, officers, and Journal staff at the HDS USA are saddened to notify you of the passing of Bev Morgan, co-founder of Kirby Morgan Dive Systems International and long time supporter of the Society. Bev was a mentor to the founders of the HDS USA and attended the inaugural meeting of the Society. Bev was elected to the Advisory Board in 1994 where he served until his death. A man of many talents, diver, surfer, photographer, author, designer and, business man, Bev's absence will be felt in all fields of diving.
The following statement was released by the Morgan family:
The Morgan family and the Kirby Morgan team wish to thank everyone for their condolences and kind thoughts on the passing of the company co-founder, Bev Morgan.
It was Bev's explicit wish that there be no public service or memorial on his passing, and the Morgan family will comply with his wishes.
Donations in Bev's memory can be made to following three nonprofit organizations that Bev supported: The Historical Diving Society, Academy of Underwater Arts & Sciences, and The Bob Christensen Memorial Scholarship