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Old 01-13-2012, 07:52 AM
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Default Dad, my RV Buddy has moved on.

my father of 93 has taken his last flight. he was my favorite companion in flight. he would always be there to go to new places. i took him to osh in 04 and 05 in my RV and we ended up purchasing a R-44 which turned out to be an incredible experience for both of us. unable to get in the RV the helo was like magic to him. commuting him from our factory to home he alway marveled at the joy of flight. you can read about this amazing man who touched so many people. he will be missed.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/har...&pid=155427068
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Old 01-13-2012, 07:58 AM
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Ed, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of your dad. After reading the obituary, I think it is safe to say that he lived a full life, a model for all of us.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:01 AM
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Very sorry for your loss,
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:02 AM
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It's always difficult to lose someone we're close to. My condolences to you and your family.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:05 AM
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Default Ed, I'm so sorry.

We're keeping your family in our prayers. A life very well lived! What a great role model.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:06 AM
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Turbo,
I'm saddened to hear about the loss of your Dad but am glad that I had the chance to meet and visit with him. To have him in your life all these years was truly a blessing (I lost my Dad at age 23). Hugs to you and Kim, Rosie
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:08 AM
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Ed, sorry to hear the news on your Dad. What a very nicely written obituary. It very nice to see your Dad earned every bit of what he enjoyed.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:15 AM
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93, great life. Sad to loose him, sorry for that. All the best. A life well lived.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:19 AM
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Eddy,

Very sorry for your loss. As Rosie said, at least you had a long and rewarding time with your Dad. Like Rosie, I lost my Dad at age 23 and I think about him daily.
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Old 01-13-2012, 08:39 AM
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Default Turbo:

Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. My condolances to you and your family.
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