Sunapee Loses Icon- Captain Dave Hargbol

daveThe Sunapee community lost an Icon on Sunday with the passing of Capt. David Hargbol of the MV Sunapee after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Hargbol was a Captain on Lake Sunapee for over 35 years and owned the MV Sunapee from 1980-2000. Captain Dave was known for his sense of humor, full face smile, good nature, and incredible knowledge and love for Lake Sunapee. WNTK staff and listeners will remember him for his lake reports and sun tanning index. He will live long in the memory of anyone who took one of his cruises.. Even during his illness Captain Dave would ride with his son in law Captain Tim Fenton on the MV Sunapee and also sailed with WNTK on a dinner cruise last September. Captain David Hargbol leaves his wife, Dianne, children Dustin, Lacy, and twins Krista and Casey. A scholarship in  honor of Captain Dave  is in the planning stage, details will be forthcoming. Farewell to friend and great man.

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6 comments on “Sunapee Loses Icon- Captain Dave Hargbol
  1. Greg Uhrin says:

    Memory Eternal Dave!

  2. Eric Wiest says:

    Sorry to see you go Dave.
    You’ve been my role model for living life to the fullest, and keeping your cheery disposition no matter what.
    You’ll never be forgotten.

  3. Jim Hollis says:

    Sail on, Captain Dave!

  4. Lauri Bessey says:

    The Bessey family sends love and condolences.

  5. Nancy Signorino says:

    I am so blessed to have been able to spend time with you last week, my old friend! Cruise on…..

  6. maxine kates says:

    We shared a very special link. Your optimism and courage gave me optimism and courage. I will miss seeing you this summer but I will always remember you.

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