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Old 10-02-2012, 15:38   #106
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Re: Sailing With Cancer

Best thing to do, keep all those good memories of John alive, he is just on another passage.
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Old 10-02-2012, 16:29   #107
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sad news ,condolences to mel and the family

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Old 10-02-2012, 16:29   #108
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Sailors never die. They are still sailing just over the horizon where we can no longer see them. Sail on John!
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And if anyone would sail on it would be John. He had a determination and understanding that persevered. Sad to hear this news.
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Old 10-02-2012, 17:26   #110
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Re: Sailing With Cancer

John and I never met face to face, but we shared some other common interests.
We first communicated on clubcobra.com, as two '65 Shelby Cobra freaks.
He was much admired and respected by that group as well.
We are all a little bit poorer with his passing.
Mel is in our thoughts and prayers.
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what gord sed..... too sad--he musta been a really good guy--as only the good die young.
What Zee and Gord said. I enjoyed John's posts.
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So very sorry to hear of this sailor passing.
Mel, he was very helpful in getting me from chemo/radiation to being at sea.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
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John,

I have missed your positive, informative, friendly, warm and funny posts for a long time now.

Now the tears I shed are of relief that you are finally free from your physical pain, and of sympathy for the lovely Melanie.

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RIP John, you will be missed by many. You may be gone but your dream, the dream of so many of us, lives on.

Times like this remind me of an ancient Berber saying ...

"Life is a loom whose threads are unfinished. God decides when to cut the thread even though the work is unfinished."
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My prayers and thoughts are with Melanie and the rest of his family. He will be missed. Sail on John, sail on.
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Sail in peace, John. Condolences to Mel and the rest of the family. May the many memories continue to fill your soul.
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I2F will be missed on the CF. Wow, what a great guy, especially for us multihullers. He had so much real world info and a willingness to share it. He lived the dream.
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Sad to hear this about the 'Man'....
But also happy for him the suffering is past...
He walked the walk..
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A note from Melanie -

John peacefully passed and now in peace with the Almighty God. Knowing the Love of the Lord is in his hands, he passed with a smile in his face...knowing he had been loved and have been an inspiration to many. He want to be remembered that he lived a full life. He dont want us to be sad in his passing...he was content and cared and loved.




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