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Animal, a good friend and site admin, passed away this weekend. R.I.P.


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#1 Grinler

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 08:42 PM

It is with great sadness that I am informing the BleepingComputer community that we have lost one of our best friends and members over the weekend.
 
This weekend, Animal, suddenly passed away. 
 
I have known Ray for many years and his loss has affected myself and other members greatly. Not only was did he love BleepingComputer, our volunteers, and the site itself, but he was a incredibly nice, generous, and supportive person.
 
Animal will sorely be missed. Our condolences and prayers go out to his family and friends.
 
If I find out any information about his funeral, I will be sure to share what I learn here.


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:05 PM

Wondered where was!  God Bless!

 

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:08 PM

Very sorry to hear this. Animal was one of the most contributing members here and helped bring the forum to what it is today. My condolences.

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:11 PM

My condolences to his Family


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Posted 11 November 2018 - 10:36 PM

Dear Animal,

 

I wish you comfort and peace as you’re so close to the Milky Way. Delight as curtain after curtain of fabric is quietly removed and you’ll be able to gaze as brilliant star after star fall among the billion and billions of golden lights.  In your restful place, listen to the sounds of singing and look down to see your family and those who love you gazing up at the Milky Way, knowing you are safe place.

 

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Posted 11 November 2018 - 11:21 PM

This is very saddening.

On the few occasions I contacted Site Admin. Animal for any query or issue, he was always very supportive and prompt to respond.

Having not seen his posts here lately, was wondering what might happened have happened to him...did he left BC? But did not expect this.

May his soul rest in peace. My condolences to his family.



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Posted 11 November 2018 - 11:30 PM

Rest in peace  Ray.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 12:20 AM

My sincerest condolences to Ray's family. I will always remember his wit and love for cats. RIP, Animal.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 07:38 AM

My condolences. Rest in peace, Animal.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 08:07 AM

Thoughts and prayers for Animal and his family



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Posted 12 November 2018 - 08:14 AM

Animal was a close friend, and a mentor to me in a number of ways.  He will be sorely missed.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 10:29 AM

Animal was always there when you needed him. He had a great sense of humor and could always be relied on. We'll miss him.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 11:51 AM

I almost can't believe it.. What a great guy !!! You will be missed here..
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Posted 12 November 2018 - 02:08 PM

My condolences to his family and many friends.  He will be missed here.  Rest in peace.


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Posted 12 November 2018 - 05:25 PM

I'm still trying to wrap my head around this. Animal was very supportive of me in a number of ways and helped me through some very difficult times. My heart goes out to his family and friends.

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