Sharky, the original founder of Sharky's Shop, passed away on October 7, 2002. Sharky's love for the outdoors and his interest in sharks lead him to create Sharky's Shop. He was a great lover of shark teeth and fossils. Through his hard work and dedication he contributed a wealth of knowledge to the field of Paleontology and the study of shark teeth. He was a great friend and educator to many people. He will be sincerely missed.