Sunday night, October 28th, 2012, the Lake Superior Diver Supply
and School received some sad news. Owner of LSDSS, founding
45-year+ PADI member, and friend to divers throughout the Twin
Ports passed away.
Donald Van Nispen was a Master
Instructor. He has certified thousands of area divers. He was also involved
with the Douglas and St. Louis County Rescue Teams. Don was a Master Repair
Technician for Scubapro and Aqualung. He had experience working on most brands...
early double hose systems, to the latest regulators on the market today. Don also had an
extensive amount of experience in commercial diving... from working on
tugboats to ore boats, underwater construction and demolition. If you
ever had any questions about diving, Don usually knew the
He will be missed
dearly by his family, friends, co-workers and customers. The
family sends out a special thanks to Nurses That Care and St.
Mary’s Hospice for all their wonderful care. Don's smiling
face and diving expertise will be forever missed by those who
knew and respected him.