We lost a good friend to the Bay of Islands this past December. Rick Sterne, a long time islander, past BICA president, past BICA treasurer, and lover of The Bay of Islands passed away on Tuesday, December 5th. He will be missed. Rick’s family first came to the Bay of Islands in the mid 1920’s and fell in love with the area. The Sterne family bought the west end of Island 2502 in 1939 and called it West Point, which they still call it today. Rick first came to the Bay of Islands as an infant. As a boy, he enjoyed spending his days, fishing, swimming, and building forts. Rick served as BICA treasurer for seven years and then served as our president from 2013 to 2017. He was a strong supporter of our mission and was a wonderful mentor to all who served on the board with him.
Below is the link to Rick’s obituary.