John Pless considers himself a fatalist, or one who believes all events in life — love and loss, tragedy and triumph — can be boiled down to the idea humans are powerless to what actually transpires.
In 1992, the Massey Memorial Organ needed help. The floor was buckling beneath its heavy pipes, which weighed nearly 16 tons. The pipes held each other up, leaning against their neighbors like tired old friends.
When father-and-son team Paul and Mark Fischer fixed the organ at the end of the 1992 Season, they made sure they did it right.