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#31 Rose

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 05:14 AM

Oh my, how terrible. Condolences to everyone concerned.
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#32 Lippy

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 05:47 AM

Shocking news.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 05:48 AM

You know one of the great things about Bruce? He was oblivious to everyone who tried to insult him and belittle him for his blue-collar, rough-hewn ways. He did just chug along, which ultimately makes him the one with the better manners.

The idea of trying to insult that guy is just, I'm sure, another reason he's laughing wherever he is, if there is a wherever. Wherever that is, they only uses Macs.

I Googled his name. He was on a forum for pentaque. Holding his own.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 05:56 AM

This is indescribably sad to me. I never met Bruce in person, but he did send me some of his wine, just out of the goodness of his heart. He'd been bantering about joining us for our PNW 4th of July party, and when I encouraged him to really do it, he sent us some of his wine in his stead. Many of the PNW members had a chance to taste his wine, and thus his generosity. Perhaps he's still in us, a little.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 06:38 AM

Very sad news, agreed. This evening's glass is raised in his honour.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 08:53 AM

Ahhhhhhhh.
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Posted 17 January 2006 - 12:28 PM

So sad...
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Posted 17 January 2006 - 01:31 PM

so sorry to lose one of us

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:07 PM

Its hard to reconscile his on line vibrancy and his real life ill health. It seems that he was a happy and contented person, and I hope that knowing that brings his family and close friends peace.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:19 PM

This saddens me. I only knew Bruce through his posts but I liked him very much. My condolences to his friends and family.
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#41 Suzanne F

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:35 PM

He will definitely be missed.

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:49 PM

and the stats say he joined a year ago today. :wub:

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:51 PM

You know one of the great things about Bruce? He was oblivious to everyone who tried to insult him and belittle him for his blue-collar, rough-hewn ways.

Oh yeah. He took so much shit as an admin, and whenever I apologized for tapping him, he told me it was no big deal. :wub:
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#44 Deb Van D

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Posted 17 January 2006 - 02:57 PM

He was an old friend I never met.

Perfectly put.

This is very sad news.
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Posted 17 January 2006 - 03:36 PM

Shockingly sudden. Very sad indeed.

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