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Rest in peace Newself

Old Jun 17, 11, 4:58 pm
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Rest in peace Newself

Hi everyone. I just got word that Newself, Dave Chesebro, passed away this morning. I don't know many of the details but his wife asked me to post the sad news. A moment of silence for a standup, wonderful, can't say enough good things about a man I considered a brother is warranted from everyone. Rest in peace Dave. We love you.

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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:22 pm
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I knew Dave for 11 years -- he's one of the first FTers I ever met. During that time, we had numerous enjoyable gatherings in SIN, KUL, LAX, SEA and EWR, to name a few. He'll definitely be missed.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:44 pm
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Dave was a class guy. He was one of the first Flyertalkers that I ever met back in early 2001. We shared many a Sam Adams together at the CO Presidents club at LAX. Dave also rode on BRT 1. He'll be missed around here. He'll be missed in person.

Rest in Peace Newself. Dave was 55.

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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:45 pm
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I am in complete shock. This is devastating news to anyone who ever met Dave, one of the kindest and classiest men I have ever met and I am proud to have known him. I'm honored he considered me worthy enough to share a beer with and one will certainly be hoisted in his memory.

My thoughts are with his lovely wife, his family, and his friends. The FT Community has suffered a terrible loss.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:46 pm
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Originally Posted by FlyinHawaiian View Post
I am in complete shock. This is devastating news to anyone who ever met Dave, one of the kindess and classiest men I have ever met and I am proud to have known. I'm honored he considered me worthy enough to share a beer with and one will certainly be hoisted in his memory.

My thoughts are with his lovely wife, his family, and his friends. The FT Community has suffered a terrible loss.
+1. I'm at a total loss for my own words right now...
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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:48 pm
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What shocking news. Dave and I had a long running joke where we called each other sister and brother. This is a loss of a genuinely nice guy.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:50 pm
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What sad news. I remember many a Seattle DO as well as meals here in Phoenix.

My condolences to his wife and family. He will be missed

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Old Jun 17, 11, 5:51 pm
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RIP, Dave. I don't remember if we ever met in person, but it was a real pleasure to assist you when you needed it.

Best regards,

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Old Jun 17, 11, 6:04 pm
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A truly great guy and FTer whose company I enjoyed at a number of Dos.

My condolences also to his family and friends.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 6:12 pm
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This is so very sad, and quite a shock. Dave was a wonderful man.

My condolences to his wife and family.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 6:32 pm
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Those of us who knew Dave are indeed in shock this evening. He had only last summer tied the knot with Jeannie in an idyllic ceremony overlooking a California vineyard but we know the months since, and before, were his happiest. Like others in this community, we shared several weekends either in California or Buffalo/Toronto, NYC, Dublin or the Scottish highlands. He introduced us to breakfast at Babe's, and dinner and pints at his and Jeannie's favourite "neighbourhood", the Fishhook.

At the moment, further words escape me, other than to thank Jeannie for bringing joy to him over past several years. And Catman for introducing me to Dave.

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Old Jun 17, 11, 6:39 pm
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In a sentiment shared here by many, I am also in shock at the loss of a truly great guy, a great friend and a class act. My friendship with him started as simple "travel companions" and became one of a true "friend".
We will miss someone who gave much to others.

RIP Newself.

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Old Jun 17, 11, 7:28 pm
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Shocked and saddened to hear this news. He was definitely one of the good guys and will be sorely missed.

My condolences to his wife, family and friends.
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Old Jun 17, 11, 7:38 pm
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Say it a'int so

Like you guys above, I met him at the start of my flyertalk time probably 9 or 10 years ago. I used to stay at the Hyatt a lot in LGB and would meet him at that pub across the street right there on Pine

What a cryin shame, I'm sorry to hear this. This is quite the downer to end the night on

RIP Dave

I'm so sorry to hear this
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Old Jun 17, 11, 7:38 pm
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Very sad news. I'll always remember the weekly CO Presidents Club parties (pre 9/11) with Dave and MrLimo at LAX. Such fun. Good times.
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