A report on social media stated that the 55-year-old diver was ascending from a 91.5 mt / 300 ft solo rebreather dive in Bonaire, and was found unresponsive on the reef at 24 mt / 80 ft with the loop out of her mouth.,
Always smartly dressed in bright colours, her outfits matched her personality, a bright light and a true force of nature. Nicky Finn, AP Diving
Fiona was always like a storm blowing through in the best possible ways. Lee Ann Hires, Dive Rite
She was just a bundle of untamed energy. Lars Bosman
Egstrom passed away quietly at home in Los Angeles, on the evening of Monday 7 October 2019, surrounded by his family.
Glen was such a 'giver' and mentor to so many in our wonderful industry! Spencer Slate
A great NOGI fellow and helped support our efforts. Bob Evans
Glen Egstrom was recognised by his peers and colleagues for his many and varied contributions in our sport.,
Key personnel who have held voluntary roles with the Our World Underwater Scholarship Society were quick to pay tribute.
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Alan was a friendly colleague who loved being outside and talking to anyone. As a child he developed the skill of always finding something of common interest to discuss with anyone he met and he carried this through into his adult life.,
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