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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby Audi1 » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:30 am

Very sorry to hear this news. I, too, have had several discussions with the Sarge about slot cars, slot car racing and running proxy races; I've learned a lot from him. He told me about his related illnesses last year, but I didn't know that his cancer had advanced so quickly. My thoughts are with him and his family.

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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby chappy » Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:54 am

Man this really sucks. I will continue hoping for the best . Sarge and I like most of you had some great exchanges in the past.
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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby CJR » Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:34 am

Prayers in the air and good vibes being sent, from a USN retiree to a brother in arms.
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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby Gameover » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:29 am

Doc thanks for the update. this isnt the news i wanted to read today. prayers his way. doc please tell him i say hello.
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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby BRS Hobbies » Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:50 am

That is sad news indeed. Will keep him in my thoughts and prayers.

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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby JULES » Thu Aug 31, 2017 12:09 pm

I am very sad to hear that Dave is so ill. I had been thinking lately that all was not quite right as we have chatted on numerous occasions over the last 6 or 7 years but lately all was quiet.

We had more in common than slot cars, simply with the British connection there was always plenty of diverse ‘England’ specific topics to yak about.

My feeling was that he did have fond memories of his service time based in England and I recall that he mentioned that during that time away from home he developed a liking for odd little foreign cars and other English oddities.

I hope you are able to read these posts Dave and I also send you my sincere Trans-Atlantic best wishes as you battle with your health and I hope you gain some supreme strength to deal with this huge challenge.

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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby scatman » Thu Aug 31, 2017 2:45 pm

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. If there is something we can do please let us know.
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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby Broman62 » Fri Sep 01, 2017 6:46 pm

Truly sorry to hear this about Sarge....thoughts and prayers will be headed your way!!!
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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby ourwayband » Mon Sep 04, 2017 11:23 am

Sorry to hear this about Dave.Though I didn't know him we always enjoyed his post and his great slot car layout..

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Re: News about Tsgt.Ret

Postby bobbyraz49 » Mon Sep 04, 2017 5:54 pm

Thoughts and prayers from Buffalo, NY.

Our racing group lost a great man/father/husband/ slot friend earlier this year to cancer (age 55).

We would race EVERY Tuesday and Thursday at a local track. Then we would run into each other for practice during the other days.
After every race on Thursday we would all go to a bakery for coffee/tea/donuts and laugh about the race among other things ?
He is and will be missed.

I am and will always miss him as you do your pal.
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