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Lee

Post by Craig » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:08 pm

It is with a heavy heart that I have to inform everyone that Lee has lost his battle with cancer, today at noon.

Lee was a great guy and a great partner and a great friend. He will be missed.
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Re: Lee

Post by Verndog » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:32 pm

My deepest condolences to you, his family and his family here at the forum. He will truely be missed
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Re: Lee

Post by Rampdog » Wed Feb 25, 2015 5:40 pm

He was a good guy.... I'm lucky to have had the opportunity to phone chat and mail him on numerous occasions... I feel I'm a wiser person because of that... I thank him....... My heart goes out to his family....

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Re: Lee

Post by Bluesape » Wed Feb 25, 2015 6:06 pm

So unfair!

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Re: Lee

Post by Fingers » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:23 pm

I'm really sorry to hear this. I offer my deepest sympathy for his family and all his friends here as well. I loved getting the cartoon funnies he'd send me and the Flight Aware links. Lee and I were on the same page politically and shared many a laff in that regard..... Beyond that we shared common interests in firearms and motorcycles.......and of course like all of us, all things guitar/music.

Really sad......he was way too young.

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Re: Lee

Post by Michael Patrick » Wed Feb 25, 2015 7:53 pm

Damn, damn, damn.... :(
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Re: Lee

Post by Stamplicker » Wed Feb 25, 2015 8:20 pm

All the good ones go to soon. Our thoughts with his family during this time. =(

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Post by Greg B. » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:54 pm

Sad news...... :( My sincere condolences to Lee's family and friends.
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Re: Lee

Post by mdrs » Wed Feb 25, 2015 10:58 pm

I got the word about Lee via a text message as I was driving my parents to meet up with my entire family to celebrate Dad's 90th birthday.

I don't think that I can put into words what I am feeling right now. Lee was one of the good guys. I will always be thankful for the many things he generously taught me. And I pray for peace for his wonderful wife, and for his sons.

When we talked, we'd end the conversation or e mail with "I'm gonna plug into my Marshall. Open up your window, and take a listen." (I live in Pennsylvania and Lee was from Detroit)

Somehow, I swear I just heard the mighty roar of that Marshall, loud and proud.
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Re: Lee

Post by Geoff » Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:13 am

I'm shattered. I haven't the words to express my sadness.

RIP Lee.

My thoughts are with his family.

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Re: Lee

Post by rickygclef » Thu Feb 26, 2015 9:20 am

I'm very sad to learn of Lee's passing .
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My heart goes out to his family and all that knew him.

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Re: Lee

Post by Caevan O'Shite » Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:56 am

Goodnight, Lee. Bright light where you're facin' now; colorful times in your wake. Good sunny days to your family and friends.
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Re: Lee

Post by RicBassGuy » Thu Feb 26, 2015 3:13 pm

Very sad news. Too soon, Lee. Peace be with you and your loved ones.

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Post by thebigred67 » Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:19 pm

That sucks.

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Re: Lee

Post by splitting hare » Thu Feb 26, 2015 6:49 pm

:( Just now saw this. RIP Lee. You were indeed one of the great ones and will be missed dearly. Thoughts and prayers for you and your loved ones.
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