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Sad News

Post by commodoreann » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:44 am

Goodbye KiwiCan.

Our good friend and Free Spirits teammate Dave McOnie died yesterday in Ottawa after bravely battling cancer for the last two years.

More information at: https://www.dignitymemorial.com/obituar ... ie-8143374

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Re: Sad News

Post by Grobi » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:45 am

That's sad news indeed! I'm grateful that I had the chance to get to know him and meet him in Boston and Madchester. My condolences to his family!
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Re: Sad News

Post by plummy » Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:16 am

Some families have so much tragedy - :-( With the passing of Anne Yates this week (who I think lost her husband and children) and now Dave who lost his wife Gaye suddenly a few years ago, it just doesn't seem fair.

Like Peter, I met Dave at Boston and Madchester and he was a joy to know, a genuinely nice guy. Too many leaving us too soon...

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Re: Sad News

Post by Wolfmiester » Thu Jan 31, 2019 11:49 am

Very sad, thanks for letting us know Anne
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Re: Sad News

Post by Pepe » Thu Jan 31, 2019 1:49 pm

Hazel & I had the pleasure of meeting Dave and Gaye once only at Boston in 2010. They were a delightful couple and very pleasant company.
We are very sad to hear of Dave's passing.
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Re: Sad News

Post by Liefcat » Sat Feb 02, 2019 10:45 am

Yes, very sad news indeed :!: Agree with you, Plummy, too many leaving us too soon :!:
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Re: Sad News

Post by Draggon » Sat Feb 02, 2019 3:47 pm

I never met the man, but my condolences to those that knew him and will miss him. Sorry for your loss! :(
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Re: Sad News

Post by Paul Victory » Thu Feb 07, 2019 10:04 pm

Paying a rare visit to the website to see how everyone is getting on. I'm very sad to hear that news about Dave. I met him a few years ago at Madchester and he was just such a lovely person. My condolences to his family and friends.
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Re: Sad News

Post by Duckrunner » Thu Feb 21, 2019 11:19 pm

Very sad news to receive about Dave McConie. RIP Dave.
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