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Old 07-26-2012, 06:03 PM
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Doper "King Bobo" has passed away


I am posting to let the SDMB know that Doper King Bobo has passed away.

I just received a call from the Calgary Police Service informing me of her passing. We had been in touch off the boards, and even met a few times; and the police found my name and number among her things. They called to inform me of her passing. Apparently, the medical examiner feels it was natural causes, though that has yet to be determined.

King Bobo was never a prolific poster, but I do know that she read the boards daily, and enjoyed being a part of the SDMB; so I thought I should let the boards know.
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Old 07-26-2012, 06:16 PM
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Damn- another one. Thanks for letting us know.
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Old 07-26-2012, 06:40 PM
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Aw man, what a bummer way to start the day.

Errr, that sounds rather selfish. RIP King Bobo

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Old 07-26-2012, 07:43 PM
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Oh - that is very unexpected. I thought she was just middle-aged - I'm guessing there must have been a health issue.

RIP King Bobo, indeed.
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:46 PM
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I remember her. I'm sorry about your friend Spoons.
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Old 07-26-2012, 07:48 PM
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I remember her, even if she didn't post that much.
Good bye King Bobo
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:04 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear this. She participated in our Valentine exchange at least one year.
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:07 PM
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Old 07-26-2012, 09:25 PM
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So sorry to hear this. RIP King Bobo.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:54 PM
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Happens to all of us but still sucks when it does, RIP.
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Old 07-26-2012, 10:55 PM
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Very sad. Thanks for letting us know. The name does sound familiar. Just curious, about how old was she?
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:02 PM
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:12 PM
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RIP, King Bobo.
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Old 07-26-2012, 11:16 PM
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Just curious, about how old was she?
I'd guess mid-to-late-50s. Personality-wise, she was much younger, I will say. But physically, she had been on this earth about 55 years, give or take.
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Old 07-27-2012, 07:55 AM
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I am posting to let the SDMB know that Doper King Bobo has passed away.

I just received a call from the Calgary Police Service informing me of her passing. We had been in touch off the boards, and even met a few times; and the police found my name and number among her things. They called to inform me of her passing. Apparently, the medical examiner feels it was natural causes, though that has yet to be determined.
Oh, dear. Does that mean you had to contact her family or something to tell them? How awful.

I do remember interacting with her in quite a few posts. I just always liked her screen name. That's young to die. Very sad.
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:13 AM
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I think I remember some of her posts a long time ago. I'm so very sorry she has passed....
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:23 AM
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I don't recall her, nevertheless my condolences to those who were close to her.
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Old 07-27-2012, 09:33 AM
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She had a picture up on the SDMP picture site.
I hope she rests in peace. Thanks for letting us know, Spoons.
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:19 AM
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I never personally interacted with her, but I "knew" her around the boards. Always sucks to lose a Doper.
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Old 07-27-2012, 10:38 AM
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Oh, dear. Does that mean you had to contact her family or something to tell them? How awful.
No, the police were looking after that. Part of the problem, though, was that none of her family was local--they were all overseas (she was originally from the UK). The police had contacted them, and apparently, they are on their way. But they were also contacting anybody she knew locally.
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Old 07-27-2012, 11:47 AM
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No, the police were looking after that. Part of the problem, though, was that none of her family was local--they were all overseas (she was originally from the UK). The police had contacted them, and apparently, they are on their way. But they were also contacting anybody she knew locally.
Oh, that's good. I had a friend pass away 3 years ago (almost to the day) and another friend had to take on that role after being contacted (last person in the cell phone), which was pretty awful.

Anyhow, thank you for letting us know.
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Old 07-28-2012, 10:37 PM
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Thanks for letting us know, Spoons.

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et lux perpetua luceat eis.

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Old 07-28-2012, 11:58 PM
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I remember the name, but haven't been here long enough to interact with her much. She seemed very nice, and, just going by that and her pic, I suspect we would have gotten along quite well.

RIP, King Bobo. Hope you're travelling a new land with a rucksack and a smile.
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Old 07-30-2012, 07:17 PM
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I dont think I interacted with her, but looking at her posting history she seems like she was a sweet lady. I'm sorry that I won't get the chance to get to know her better.
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Old 07-30-2012, 09:04 PM
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