Dave Gentle passed away

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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by Mobster » Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:34 am

Choking up thinking about it.

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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by Kazza61 » Sat Aug 01, 2020 3:36 am

Adding my condolences to all of David's family and friends. My thoughts are with you all. He will be missed.

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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by peter yates » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:36 pm

I just had a long phone conversation with Rosemary.As can be expected she is still very distraught but bearing up well under the circumstances.A visit from Paul and Sue Shaw helped a lot as have the many calls from those who knew and loved David.So many are relating accounts of how he helped them in one way or another. David always said Rosemary was his anchor and she supported all of his physical culture activities. As they say,"Behind every great man,there is a great woman.David was one of a kind and so is Rosemary.
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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by dhartnet » Sun Aug 02, 2020 12:44 pm

Saddened to read of Davids passing, a quality guy with a extensive and appreciated lifes work!

RIP David!
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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by 28kgKB » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:41 pm

Sad news, indeed! RIP

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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by Tom K » Sat Aug 08, 2020 1:35 am

How is David's family coping? And some of you guys who knew him well. I hope you are all healing.

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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by peter yates » Sat Aug 08, 2020 7:06 am

Thanks Tom, I spoke with Rosemary last weekend and she was bearing up but of course still very much in grief. She had been somewhat uplifted by all of the people, who had contacted her,who had been helped by David in one way or another.I was going to call her during the week but we had a hurricane on the Island on Tuesday and jut got power back today.So i will call tomorrow.I know in case it has been difficult to know i will never see or hear from him again. This is especially so as i have lost 4 people in the space of a few months.However i am so glad i knew the man and that his work lives on.
Regards,Peter.
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Re: Dave Gentle passed away

Post by Jarett Hulse » Fri Sep 04, 2020 6:29 am

I just saw this. Peter told me. Don't know how I missed it. So sorry Diane. I loved his writings and even though I didn't know him well, always felt like he was a kindred spirit.

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