P/C John Gaffney, P, was a very active member of the San Carlos Bay Sail & Power Squadron/22). He was a past commander and involved in many activities and had several duties, one of which was coordinating the two local boat shows (Fort Myers and Bonita Springs) in the spring and fall of each year. He had been with the squadron 15 years. He was also involved in numerous other organizations, giving of himself selflessly and held together some that were teetering on disbanding. John had recently lost his wife and was himself battling cancer for a couple of years. He stayed active, especially enjoying lots of quality time with his family, especially his granddaughter. He was loved and respected by all that knew him. A truly great person.