Randall (Randy) E. Lowe passed away on March 1 at the age of 62 after a brief illness. Born in Hillsboro Ore., Lowe attended schools in Vancouver, Wash. and Salem, Ore. before serving in the army and doing a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1970-1971.
Upon his return to Oregon, he worked for a boat manufacturer, which began his passion for boats and RVs, noted the obituary.
He opened Randy’s Custom Detail in Salem, Ore. in 1992, which was the “oldest and most respect boat and RV detailing expert,” according to the website. The detailing business eventually expanded from a mobile location to a larger facility. Lowe was described as very passionate about his work, and the motto of Custom Detail was, “It’s not just clean, it’s RANDY clean!”
His other passions included traveling in his motorhome, Nascar and rebuilding Jeeps, according to the obituary.
The love of his life Cindy Pfau, who he married in 2001, passed away just over two months later on May 12 at the age of 61.
Lowe was a contributing writer to PC&D, where he wrote about his experience in the detailing industry. He was also a member of the PDTA and ICA. His articles can be read here
To read his full obituary, click here