Dennis Nix, circa 2006
Story by Murray Schneider
One of Glen Park’s own, Dennis Nix, 60, died on November 22, a victim of a suspected hit-and-run motor vehicle incident. The collision occurred around 2:30 a.m., only blocks from Nix’s Mangels Avenue home. Traveling on his scooter near Monterey Boulevard and the BART station, Nix, who had earlier left a Front-Runners end-of-the year awards party at the United Irish Cultural Center on Sloat Boulevard, was struck and pronounced dead at the scene.
Nearly a month later, friends of the Staten Islander remain saddened at the Sunnyside resident’s death.
“Dennis was a remarkable person, primarily because he didn’t see himself as particularly remarkable,” said Shari Weefur, a friend and colleague who worked with Nix at MCI Communication Corporation in the early 1980s. “He was amazingly balanced in his approach to life and people and, consequently wound up with a mixed group of…
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