week's horrific attacks on the U.S., the Sixth Annual Richard Crane Memorial
Truck Show in St. Ignace, MI, will be held this weekend, Sept. 14-16, as planned,
show organizers have decided.
of Lights across the Mackinac Straits Bridge on Saturday evening, Sept. 15,
had been dedicated to the memory of Ruth Jones, senior editor at Land Line Magazine
and an avid OOIDA and NAST member. In the wake of this week's tragic events,
show organizers have also dedicated it to the victims of this week's terror
attacks and their families.
and her husband, Dee, were frequent winners in truck beauty shows with their
"Lost in the '50s" Freightliner owned by All Freight Systems of Kansas
Dee will lead
Saturday night's parade, which is sponsored by Road King Magazine. During the
show, three of Ruth and Dee's daughters, Stormi Davenport, Misti Ryan and Sandra
Auldridge, will join Dee. They also are busy handing out red-white-and-blue
ribbons in exchange for donations to the Red Cross relief efforts.
morning, at least 75 trucks were ready to roll into downtown St. Ignace, with
more expected, said Chuck Kemner, vice president of NAST. American flags flew
from every truck and around the town, snapping in the breeze under perfect last
For more information
about the St. Ignace show, see www.nostalgia-prod.com and www.nastshowtrucks.org.