As we move through this life there are some people who really make a difference. People we feel privileged to walk in tandem with, at least for a time.

The hard thing for me is the feeling of loss when that time ends. There are two people who I really respect and appreciate that I will not have the privilege to work alongside of anymore.

Peter Davis is chief of the Galveston Island Beach Patrol. The views in this column are Davis’ and do not necessarily represent those of the Beach Patrol, Galveston Park Board of Trustees or any other entity.

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