Gary PrystaukIndividual to be memorialized:     Gary S. Prystauk

Nominating Club:     Divers Anonymous Scuba Club

Reason individual is being named:

Gary was an active and accomplished New Jersey wreck diver for many years.  He died on November 29, 2006 while doing a bottle hunting dive in the Shrewsbury River next to the Atlantic Highlands bridge.  Gary was known for his great sense of humor and accomplished diving skills, which included artifact hunting and restoration, spearfishing, bottle hunting, etc.  He loved the sport of scuba diving and was always willing to share his stories and to help other scuba divers.

His first recovered porthole was off the Mohawk.


Date Submitted:  September 24, 2008