|From my 1980s-era Rolodex|
(Yeah, yeah, I know 'safety' is misspelled.)
As noted in the latest issue of Consumer Reports—whose parent, Consumers Union, cofounded the Center for Auto Safety, for which he served as longtime executive director—Ditlow's "fearlessness and tenacity prompted critical safety recalls that reduced traffic deaths and made a profound difference in the lives of millions—families spared from untold tragedies because of his determination and the many victories he won on their behalf."
Rest in peace, Mr. Ditlow. And thanks for the interviews.