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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:26 pm
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May he RIP. And may the family and friends for whom he cared deeply find solace in the love and appreciation he had for them in life.

He never much agreed with me on matters in OMNI, but his presence there made it lively for me and many others who will no longer have him to debate there or stake out a side. I didn't know he was ill and it saddens me to know his absence here was due to that. I was wondering where he had gone since I no longer encountered his posts like before.

Of the things I'll most fondly remember about him, it won't be the OMNI PR stuff; it will be his discussions about his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:48 pm
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Originally Posted by UA Fan View Post
I had noticed a decrease in his posts and wondered what had happened to him. Condolences to the family.
Likewise

I had wondered where he was as we had some good back and forths with many eye roll but all in good fun

we were all there for a common interest

I'm really bummed about his passing
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Old Sep 27, 15, 2:48 pm
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Anyone know what his favorite drink was?. I may have to have one on him tonight and raise my glass in memory.

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Old Sep 27, 15, 3:42 pm
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Never had the pleasure, but my prayers and thoughts also.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 4:20 pm
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Very sad news.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 5:29 pm
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Very sorry to hear this. Condolences to his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 5:47 pm
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Very sad news. My condolences to his family.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 10:06 pm
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RIP underpressure, you were a friend.

Originally Posted by PTravel View Post
Very sorry to hear this. Condolences to his family.
So nice to hear from you, btw. Miss you on OMNI!
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Old Sep 27, 15, 11:27 pm
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We'll miss him. In fact, we already miss him.
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Old Sep 27, 15, 11:43 pm
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I'll definitely miss the lively back and forth he brought to the spirited discussions in PR.

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Old Sep 28, 15, 10:21 am
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RIP, Jim. He was a veteran, patriot and a true family man, as well as a friend. I'll miss him.
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Old Sep 28, 15, 10:44 am
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Franny and I are sad. Not only was he great company, he was a good guy. RIP Jim.
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Old Sep 28, 15, 10:13 pm
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Originally Posted by GRALISTAIR View Post
Anyone know what his favorite drink was?. I may have to have one on him tonight and raise my glass in memory.
I brought over a bottle of Woodford once but he was happy with whatever was part of the fellowship. As long as the bubbly didn't come from an auto parts store (NAPA). I shared that comment yesterday, where he didn't miss a beat while we were boating one fine afternoon a few years back.
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Old Sep 29, 15, 9:32 am
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There was a time that I read Omni regularly. These days I don't.
When I think of UP, I always think of the song that I hear every so often on the hard rock oldies station. While I didn't always agree with his Omni post, they were certainly entertaining.

Like many posters here, you feel that you know someone, even if you've never met them. I knew of UP's issues. Also his adopted daughter.

Originally Posted by TrojanHorse View Post
I'm so sorry to hear this as I really only know him from omni
Originally Posted by Cholula View Post
He was a fine man and a spirited member of the FT community.
Originally Posted by GUWonder View Post

He never much agreed with me on matters in OMNI, but his presence there made it lively for me and many others who will no longer have him to debate there or stake out a side. I didn't know he was ill and it saddens me to know his absence here was due to that. I was wondering where he had gone since I no longer encountered his posts like before.

Of the things I'll most fondly remember about him, it won't be the OMNI PR stuff; it will be his discussions about his family.
This about sums it up.

Another oldtimer on Flyertalk is gone.

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Old Sep 29, 15, 11:15 am
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So sorry to hear this. RIP.
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