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Old 05-30-2013, 09:39 PM
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Read some posts from him and its everyone's loss.Sounded like a great guy.
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Old 05-31-2013, 03:55 PM
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Aug 10th weekend is when I'd like to host and have people over and a ride in his memory. I lost my internet the last week so havent been online much,at the library now. Gary was the one who suggested I host and the straw stirring the drink. Offering any help needed and I won't forget his heartfelt offer to come to his place last year when he hosted.I had just gotten my 81 and wasn't comfortable taking it on a longer trip at the time. I wish I had gone.
Was glad I got the chance to meet and ride with him last Fall.
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Old 05-31-2013, 07:38 PM
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I would seriously consider the trip for Gary. You should post this on .org also.

He has many friends there.
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Old 06-02-2013, 08:38 AM
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It's always sad to see another member go to the Great Beyond. My condolences to his family and all who knew him. RIP Gary.

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Old 06-05-2013, 05:36 PM
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Wow, it's been a while since I've logged on... My bad.

Totally shocked and saddened to hear this.

Gary was a lot of laughs, and I'm glad I had the chance to get acquainted with him and to ride with him.

All I read is it was a one vehicle accident.
Can anyone fill me in on what happened?

My deepest condolences go out to his family.
He will be missed.

Bob
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Old 06-10-2013, 07:12 PM
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Grieving

I am Sad to learn of this. Wishing sympathy for his friends and family especially.

Big loss. More on his big smile and laughs & adventures later.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:26 AM
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I didn't know Gary but seeing and hearing how much impact he had in this community I thinkgGreg is right. We should do a ride in his memory. To let him know he will never be forgotten.
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Old 07-19-2013, 11:59 AM
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I didn't know Gary but seeing and hearing how much impact he had in this community I thinkgGreg is right. We should do a ride in his memory. To let him know he will never be forgotten.
We are. He was helping plan this one before the accident.....

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=39297

http://www.xs11.com/forum/showthread.php?t=40060

It's covered in rallies on . org too.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:18 PM
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I posted to the first link. I know that a lot of riders that are on this side wont be able to make it so I proposed an idea that during that day we all ride in memory of Gary. To show that he impacted so many and will never be forgotten. What about doing the same ride every year? Just an idea. I didnt know him but he impacted so many here with jokes it sounds like and who he was. Lets remember him for who he is.
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Old 07-20-2013, 08:59 AM
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I hope the car driver realises what they've done! He looks like a nice bloke and he was young to be taken away because of someone else's stupidity or inattention.
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Old 07-20-2013, 09:34 AM
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It was a single car accident James. Gary was driving his Blazer.
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