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Ian B - some sad news

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Postby keiths; Mon Feb 04, 2013 6:57 am Ian B - some sad news

Hi all,

Sorry to have to pass on some sad news regarding Ian B - Ian Booth - who was a regular poster here.

Ian passed away sometime around 17th January - a relative called on him on 18th January and found his body. I believe the cause of death to have been meningitis. His funeral is tomorrow (5th Feb) at Rowan Chapel, Stockport Crematorium, Buxton Road, Stockport at 10am.

His cats are being looked after.

As I'm sure you realize, Ian was very much his own man and often kept himself to himself and I'd not seen much of him over the last few months, but fondly remember some good nights in the pub and going to Burnley Blues Festival and other gigs with Ian. He'll be sadly missed.
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Postby ZenPunkHippy; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:03 am

Thanks for posting. That is very sad news. R.I.P. Ian :(

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Postby whyterabbyt; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:06 am

ZenPunkHippy wrote: That is very sad news.


absolutely. RIP :(
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Postby debra1rlo; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:08 am

oh no, how very sad. RIP :( :cry:
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Postby vurt; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:28 am

im so sorry to hear this news.
he will be missed around here greatly.

farewell and rest in peace old friend.
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Postby 4lb Kitty; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:38 am

:( :( :(

I've been wondering where Ian has been. I know he was having some serious problems with his health, but he hadn't posted about his cats in a while. :(

R.I.P., friend. :( :( :(
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Postby bluedad; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:47 am

How sad..I always enjoyed his posts about all the beers he'd sample on his pub day.
RIP, Ian.
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Postby farlukar; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:50 am

Damn.

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Postby duncanparsons; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:54 am

very sad, glad to hear his cats are being looked after, I feel that would have foremost in his mind.

I liked his observations on the world, especially the reports of the microcosm he inhabited on his street.

Cheerio, old chap. Heaven's just got a new cat-sitter.
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Postby SyntheticAurality; Mon Feb 04, 2013 7:55 am

Oh, geez. :( :( :( :(

Sad, sad news indeed.
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Postby fandango; Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:00 am

Very sad news, I used to enjoy reading Ian's posts. :(
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Postby standalone; Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:11 am

Just yesterday I searched for his latest post because I had a bad feeling about this. So sad to see it confirmed. :(
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Postby tapper mike; Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:23 am

Man that's rough. Ian was always a great guy to converse with.

It's a sad day for kvr. Ian where ever you are safe cat journeys in the great beyond.
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Postby paterpeter; Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:26 am

Sad news indeed :(
May he rest in peace.
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Postby re_mute; Mon Feb 04, 2013 8:51 am

R.I.P. :(
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