|RIP Steve McElroy
MONROE, Washington (January 22, 2006) -- All hearts at Evergreen Speedway are heavy with sorrow. Steve McElroy a NASCAR Bomber driver was taken from us much too early!
Steve came off his career best with a second in points after taking it to the final race of 2005 to decide the championship.
A class act, Steve will be missed by all of us at Evergreen Speedway. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and we will sorely miss his presence. God Rest!
From The Everett Herald on January 22, 2006:
Man dies while snowmobiling in mountains
A 40-year-old Everett man died while snowmobiling on Meadow Creek Pass Road between Snoqualmie Pass and Easton, the Kittitas County Sheriff's Office reported.
About 2:30 p.m. Saturday, sheriff's deputies responded to a report of a snowmobiler who had died of an apparent heart attack.
Steven R. McElroy was snowmobiling with family and friends in the Lost Lake area. During a break, the victim complained of not feeling well, then slumped over and collapsed, the sheriff's office reported.