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Ricky Landerman Memoriam
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Ricky Landerman Memoriam

by Ninfa Flewitt, DTM Program Quality Director When I got the news, my heart was saddened, not only for his family but for everyone who knew Ricky and counted him as a friend. Ricky Landerman and I served as Area Directors together.  He served as Area Director for one of my clubs and I served...

Diana Pittman – A Ray of Sunshine!
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Diana Pittman – A Ray of Sunshine!

contributed by Past District 25 Governors David Martin, Diana Patton, and Bonne Stroman District 25 is saddened on January 31 by the sudden loss of one of its special members. Who could have guessed that the vivacious, energetic, fun-loving Diana Pittman would no longer be among us? So many tributes to the impact of Diana’s...

Atheria Scott, DTM – in Memorium
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Atheria Scott, DTM – in Memorium

by Chris Raneri, DTM District Director Atheria Scott was one of those people that lit up a room every time she walked through the door. Her colorful outfits and glamorous hats spoke volumes of her cheerful and spirited outlook on life. She was always more interested how you were feeling and had a way of...

Curtis Bauter – In Remembrance
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Curtis Bauter – In Remembrance

by Greg Pick, friend If we stay in one place long enough, the time will come to say goodbye to someone we’ve come to know. This week, I’ve done just that. Curtis Bauter, DTM recently passed but will forever be remembered as a patriot, dedicated Area Director, and friend. I first met Curtis in 2013...

In Memory of John Fooks, DTM, Past District 25 Governor
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In Memory of John Fooks, DTM, Past District 25 Governor

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Past District 25 Governor John Fooks, DTM. He died September 20, 2018 at the age of 75. He served in 1990-1991 before District 50 was created. His theme was “Hitch Your Wagon to a Star”. During his year’s service the District was recognized as Select...

Tom Merritt’s Passing
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Tom Merritt’s Passing

Tom was always encouraging me and let me know that I was better than I thought I was! So in his honor, let me say this: Tom Merritt – he was one of a kind And he was a good friend of mine He always encouraged me over the years And he helped me get...

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Remembering Maurice Taitt, Illustrious Toastmaster and Friend

On August 7th, 2017, District 25 lost one of its greatest members, 2007-2008 District Governor and three-time Distinguished Toastmaster Maurice Taitt. Maurice was the epitome of a Toastmaster in every sense of the word. He was a true servant leader who was always present and always willing to jump in to help in any way....

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In Memory of Larry Lambert

Saying goodbye is never an easy thing to do. It is with a sad heart that I share that a dear friend, Larry Lambert, the longest-tenured member of District 25, passed away on April 27, 2017. Larry was a member for over 60 years in the oldest club in District 25, Wichita Falls Club 305....

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Treasured Memories of Felicia Christian, DTM

Felicia faced life “head on”.  Whether in the corporate environment, organizations she was involved with or in her personal life, Felicia generously did “what needed to be done” plus much more! Felicia’s Toastmasters journey began as a Charter Member of USB Texas Toast when the club formed in 2011.  True to Felicia’s inquisitive spirit, she...

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Honoring Richard Patton, ACB, CL

Our friend and fellow Toastmaster, Richard Patton, ACB, CL, passed away on Friday May 13, 2016 at the age of 62.  He served as a firefighter and even worked his way up to Battalion Chief in the U.S. Air Force.  He became a member of Toastmasters in June of 2013.  Those of us who knew...

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