CRA Executive Director Dale Blackwell passes

By Lindsey Anderson20 April 2020

Dale Blackwell, the longtime executive director of the California Rental Association, and owner of Aba Daba Rents, died on April 15 following complications of a traumatic brain injury. The 65-year-old served as the CRA’s executive director for 14 years and was a part of the American Rental Association and its ARAPAC, the organization’s political action committee. 

Dale Blackwell.

Blackwell is survived by his parents, Gene and Betty; his wife, Victoria; his five children, Kerri Costarella (John), Scott, Jeffrey, Randall (Alison) and Jena; siblings, Bob, Dianne and Christine; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, the family will hold a celebration of life on a later date. Donations may be made to the Rental Services Industry Foundation (RSIF) or a local animal shelter in Blackwell’s name.

 

 

 

Latest News
JCB North America raises $200,000 for charity
During JCB’s 15th annual golf tournament, the company raised more than $200,000 to  benefit the Lady Bamford Center
Danish acquisition for Adapteo
Move strengthens presence in Northern Europe and position as rental supplier to social infrastructure sector
IPAF rental reports show industry growth
MEWP markets have recovered but concerns remain over Covid remain, say IPAF’s new rental reports