- Created: Wednesday, 08 March 2017 13:12
- Written by Jason Johnson
Always up for a good time, Nick Barron died peacefully with his family by his side last week. Photo courtesy Bob Brown/MediaDirection
Anyone who ever crossed paths with Nick Barron, the founder of the iconic Southern California boat company Hallett Boats, for sure has a story about the first time they met the man who took pride in bringing families together on the water. He was an impressionable person to say the least, and judging from the outpouring of support expressed toward his immediate family and his boating family since his passing on Thursday, March 2, following a setback in his battle with cancer, his impact was widespread.