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Marley23 03-18-2009 01:28 PM

In Memoriam
 
Over the years the Straight Dope community has included a huge variety of memorable and remarkable people. Posters come and go for their own reasons, but some have left us much sooner than we would have liked. This is a short list of friends who have died over the years. We miss them, but we're glad to have known them in the first place, and thank them for helping us fight ignorance and pass many happy hours.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:01 AM

hope

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:01 AM

Dirty Devil

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:02 AM

We have lost a friend: poohpah chalupa.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:02 AM

Mimi, Ayesha's mother.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:02 AM

Persephone, kindhearted mother of two, beloved of Eutychus.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:02 AM

Padeye has passed away, husband to TheLadyLion.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

Straight Dope AOL member FixedBack.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

The passing of a member, game lover marque elf.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

Toymaker, a member from the Straight Dope's days on AOL as well as the message board.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

Sunday morning puzzle regular aseymayo

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

barracuda

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

Ayesha, a longtime member from the early days of the board, and wife of LIONsob.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:03 AM

indecisive1

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

The hilarious and unique Askia.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

Palikia, mother of Darth Nader.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

Longtime lurker and Creative Loafing music writer russjourn.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

Former pilot and knowledgeable World War II veteran David Simmons.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

Veteran and tinkerer A.R. Cane.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

There were political posters, and then there was Reeder.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:04 AM

RickQ, husband to Brynda.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

BarnOwl, proud father and grandfather, and crossword lover.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

Lyanthya, wife of PaulParkhead.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

Firefighter, animal lover and DopeFest friend danceswithcats.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

trag-o-caster, bluesman and former husband of Persephone.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

Straight Dope Science Advisory Board member and column author, and tireless SDMB contributor Q.E.D.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:05 AM

Nic2004, motorcycle lover and friend.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:06 AM

Storyteller and generous Doper LiveOnAPlane.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:06 AM

Maia's Well, wife of parthenokinesis.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:07 AM

betenoir, wit and iconoclast.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:07 AM

Walloon, brilliant genealogist.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:07 AM

chique, who impressed us all with her toughness.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:07 AM

Charger, fighter and loving husband.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:07 AM

ChiefScott, humorist and decorated Navy veteran.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:08 AM

ChoosyChipsAndCeilingWhacks/KnitWit. Knitter, wife, and welcoming voice in MPSIMS.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:08 AM

norinew, kind, supportive, funny, and loving mother to a family including Dopers EtherealFreakOfPinkness and ThreadPirateRoberts.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:08 AM

Ronald C. Semone, political scientist and dog lover.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

Gail, yogi, teacher, mother, and fighter.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

International traveler King Bobo.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

gurujulp, loving father and husband of Stendhal Syndrome.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

cadolphin, wife of Rico.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

Autolycus, who grew so much during his time here and left us too soon.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:09 AM

Khadaji, known for providing a sympathetic ear and for his monthly "Whatcha Readin'" threads.

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:10 AM

Satyagrahi, "dedicated to truth."

Marley23 06-18-2013 08:10 AM

OpalCat, mother, artist, third item on uncountable lists, and longtime member and host who pitched in during the board's Winter of Missed Content.

Marley23 08-06-2013 10:53 PM

Wallflower, longtime poster and MMPer.

Marley23 11-06-2013 08:56 AM

Sparteye, poster in the early 2000s who loved loved cooking and sci fi movies.

Marley23 11-13-2013 11:02 AM

Polycarp, a kind, thoughtful poster on the board for 14 years.

Marley23 02-24-2014 09:35 AM

Lynn Bodoni. As Ed Zotti put it:
Quote:

Originally Posted by Ed Zotti (Post 17122792)
Lynn's quick wit and tart tongue were a delight to her friends, and her steady hand and good counsel were much valued during the many years in which she helped administer this board.


Marley23 10-13-2014 11:51 AM

peekercpa, a skilled Mafia and poker player and generous man.


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