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Smack is right. I got an email from Mel, saying that account is still good. If you don't do Paypal, I have a physical address for them. They are in fact, back in Florida staying with a friend for now.
I'm in. I also think we should have a seperate thread, perhaps a sticky, to help out I2F. Even a lttle bit from many can help. -John
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I just ran across some extremely sad news over on CF. RTB (Ralph) just posted that he received an email from Melanie saying that John (imagine2frolic ) passed away this morning.

It's strange how you can grow close to someone just talking with them in a forum. I'm really going to miss this guy. I like him a hell of a lot and really hoped to meet him.

God rest your soul, John. You had a big impact on me brother.


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Oh, crap.
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That sucks. Godspeed John and my deepest sympathy to Melanie. He clearly lived his life on his terms, which is a great lesson to all, whatever one chooses.


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My deepest sympathies to Melanie and the rest of John's family. While we all eventually have to face the inevitable, John's posts here show that he managed to do so with dignity and courage. Fair winds.
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Best to his family. Sad day.

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for me sailnet has suddenly changed,real lifes a bit*h and reality has set in,my deepest condolences to melanie,time heals and life goes on
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Sad news indeed. Best to Mel.


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That absolutely sucks. He and I had some early disagreements, but came to be pretty cordial later on. He was a great asset to the sailing community.

I'm really sorry for Mel.

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