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Old 09-06-2024, 02:27 PM
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RIP Alex

I have had a message from Sandy (Alex's Daughter) to advise that Alex passed away this morning, in his sleep, due to heart failure. The ongoing cancer battle, and the demands of Chemo, wore him down. Sandy wanted me to pass on how much Alex had learned from the IIS community, and he was always talking about the support and friendships that the community had given him, both in astronomy and in his health battle.

I will miss him terribly.

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Old 09-06-2024, 02:37 PM
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Such a sad thing to hear, his post the other day had him sounding so much better. My thoughts are with all his family & friends. R.I.P.

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Old 09-06-2024, 02:59 PM
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My condolences to his family and those who
knew and enjoyed everything Alex.

The contact I had with him via this community
will always be with me.

Rest well.
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Old 09-06-2024, 03:04 PM
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Thanks Glen
Such a sad day for his family and all on IIS
A real fighter to the end
I will miss his posts and comments
He took the time to guided me through my early Astro journey as with many others, I will never forget that
Condolences to his family
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Old 09-06-2024, 03:05 PM
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Very sad news to hear.
My deepest condolences to Alex's family.

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Old 09-06-2024, 03:07 PM
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I only knew Alex through his presence in the IIS community and it's clear that his connection to the community meant a lot to him. His passion for astronomy and his courage in the face of his health challenges were truly inspiring to us all. His contributions and spirit will not be forgotten.

My heartfelt condolences go to his family and friends.

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Old 09-06-2024, 03:12 PM
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Sad new indeed. Our thoughts are with the family.
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Old 09-06-2024, 03:13 PM
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RIP Alex - you will be missed.
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Old 09-06-2024, 03:29 PM
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Old 09-06-2024, 03:58 PM
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Such sad news… condolences to the family
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Old 09-06-2024, 04:37 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Alex was a wonderful person and great to engage with here. The forum simply won't be the same without him.

I'm sure many will miss him and his cheery personality.

Rest in Peace Alex.
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Old 09-06-2024, 04:37 PM
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Although it's sad he's gone I'm glad his suffering is over. I only know him from his posts on IIS but he was a big character and will be missed on this forum. I enjoyed how he always spoke his mind. RIP mate.
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Old 09-06-2024, 04:44 PM
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That's really sad news Alex was one of a kind. I'll miss him on the forums. My sincerest condolences to his family and those who knew him personally.
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Old 09-06-2024, 04:44 PM
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I have had a message from Sandy (Alex's Daughter) to advise that Alex passed away this morning, in his sleep, due to heart failure. The ongoing cancer battle, and the demands of Chemo, wore him down. Sandy wanted me to pass on how much Alex had learned from the IIS community, and he was always talking about the support and friendships that the community had given him, both in astronomy and in his health battle.

I will miss him terribly.

Glen
Sorry to hear this news. Alex certainly added colour to the chatter here.
Condolences to his family.

Just a reminder to all of us....don't sweat the small stuff and appreciate those that matter far more often.
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Old 09-06-2024, 05:07 PM
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Sorry to see him leave us, condolences to his family.
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Old 09-06-2024, 05:17 PM
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So sad to hear. Deepest condolences to Alex's family and friends.

We will remember Alex for his vibrant personality, wit and wonderful sense
of humor. He brought a real spark to the IceInSpace community.

Forever inquisitive, always wanting to learn, his presence will be deeply
missed, and his absence leaves a void that will be felt by all who had
the pleasure of interacting with him.

Goodbye Alex. We will miss you.
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Old 09-06-2024, 05:20 PM
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Very sad news. Alex will be missed. My condolences to his family, Rob
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Old 09-06-2024, 05:32 PM
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My sincerest condolences.I loved the way Alex told it how it was and stayed positive till the last.
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Old 09-06-2024, 05:35 PM
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A dear fellow of this forum and all who would have known him personally no doubt.
My deepest condolences to his family - a man who loved and lived life to the full by all accounts,
Will be remembered.
RIP Alex.

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