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Old 04-20-2009, 01:16 PM
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BarnOwl has passed away


I wanted to let friends of BarnOwl know that he passed away. He was suffering from lung cancer and emphysema, and he recently had a mild heart attack that required two stents. It may have been that he had a blood clot from the stent procedure, or a bout of pneumonia, or simply that his lungs finally gave out. We declined to have an autopsy performed, so we'll never know for sure. At any rate, he passed away on Friday, April 10.

I know he was an active member here, but I didn't know how to contact this friends on this board directly.

I'm sorry: I did try to post this in the In Memoriam folder, but was unable to do so; perhaps a moderator can move the thread?

~BarnOwl's Daughter
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:17 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:20 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:22 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:22 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:24 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:24 PM
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Thanks for letting us know.

RIP, Barn Owl.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:24 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:24 PM
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Oh wow, how sudden. I'm sorry for your loss.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:24 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:30 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss! Your dad was a real sweetheart -- he and I were email pals off the boards as well (if you see a strange "Judy" with a verizon email address in his address book, that's me). We shared a love of crossword puzzles and a passion for lefty politics.

My condolences to you, your mother, and everyone else who loved Skip.


(PS: Are you the mother of the twins? I know he was crazy about them.)
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:34 PM
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My condolences, my thoughts and prayers are going out to all who knew and loved him. He will be missed, but his legacy will go on.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:35 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:39 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:40 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:44 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:48 PM
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I remember BarnOwl.

I liked his questions and enjoyed our exchanges.

I'm sorry he won't be with us here anymore.

Heartfelt condolences.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:49 PM
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I'm very sorry to hear this. Always appreciated reading his posts. May light perpetual shine upon his face.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:52 PM
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I know that Skip adored you, Judy. He spoke of you often.

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(PS: Are you the mother of the twins? I know he was crazy about them.)
Yes, I am. It was quite a task breaking the news to them. The last thing I said to my father when he was in the ICU was that I would see him the next morning, and that boys couldn't wait to see their Papa Skip. He opened his eyes and smiled and nodded, as if to say, "Bring them on!" They were the light of his life.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:52 PM
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BarnOwl seemed like a nice guy. He'll be missed.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:53 PM
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I'm sorry to hear this. I liked BarnOwl. I remember him posting not too long ago about the Beethoven Violin Concerto.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:53 PM
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Wow, so sorry to hear this. BarnOwl stands out to me as a member who really, really seemed to value his connection with The Dope. And a great grandpa. And a dude who was constantly stressed out by his computer

Best wishes to you and your family. He will definitely be missed here.
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Old 04-20-2009, 01:55 PM
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Sorry for your loss. I really enjoyed reading Barn Owl's postings.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:16 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:23 PM
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Oh no! My sympathies.

Thank you so much for letting us know.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:30 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:36 PM
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Oh, that is sad news. He was a kind, kind man. One of the nicest people I've interacted with here. He'll be missed.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:41 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:42 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:48 PM
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It's sad to hear about such sudden deaths like that. Best of luck in the coming months.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:50 PM
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I'm so sorry. He seemed like a great guy.

He'll be missed.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:53 PM
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Oh man, BarnOwl truly was one of the nice guys around here and I always enjoyed our exchanges. I'm so sorry and yes, he was very well thought of and will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathies.
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:56 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss, I enjoyed reading his posts. He'll be missed
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Old 04-20-2009, 02:57 PM
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i'm so sorry. i hope you and your family will find peace and strength as you go.

thank you for coming here and telling us.

may his memory be eternal.
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:01 PM
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My deepest sympathy. We'll keep him in our memories here.
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:08 PM
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He was one of the first people who came to mind when my Giants beat his Patriots in the Super Bowl.

He'll be missed...enjoy the other side, BarnOwl.
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:13 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:23 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:27 PM
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I am sorry for your loss. BarnOwl will be missed.
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:30 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:31 PM
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Thank you for letting us know.

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Old 04-20-2009, 03:35 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 03:40 PM
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My condolences to you and your family.

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Old 04-20-2009, 03:53 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:06 PM
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:38 PM
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