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Folks Of Interest Bruce Lancaster

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by chiro, Oct 24, 2019.

  1. 56sedandelivery
    Joined: Nov 21, 2006
    Posts: 6,640

    56sedandelivery
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    Very sorry to here this. Vaya con Dios; respect and sorrow to the Family. I am Butch/56sedandelivery.
     
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  2. Bandit Billy
    Joined: Sep 16, 2014
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    I never met him but respected his advice and heeded it on several occasions. I found this quote this morning that I like regarding librarians that seemed fitting.

    "Adult librarians are like lazy bakers: their patrons want a jelly doughnut, so they give them a jelly doughnut. Children’s librarians are ambitious bakers: 'You like the jelly doughnut? I’ll get you a jelly doughnut. But you should try my cruller, too. My cruller is gonna blow your mind, kid.”
    ― John Green

    Thanks for opening and blowing our minds Librarian. Rest in peace Bruce.
     
  3. Heartbreaking. I've read his posts many times over the years and spoke to him on occasion. RIP Bruce.
     
  4. J Twitero
    Joined: Apr 15, 2011
    Posts: 105

    J Twitero
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    from Minnesota

    Count me in as one shocked and saddened by this news of a man I have never actually met. Like many others here have expressed, I have gotten much great info and advice from Bruce both directly to my own questions and through reading his answers to others'. Luckily the HAMB can serve as at least a partial archive of his vast knowledge.

    RIP Bruce, you are missed by many more than you realize.
     
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  5. LOWDUG37
    Joined: Jan 31, 2007
    Posts: 916

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    So sad,always enjoyed reading his reply to a thread. The HAMB won't be the same without Bruce.
     
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  6. Damn. Hoping Bruce makes a full recovery. My thoughts are with his family!
     
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  7. Truck64
    Joined: Oct 18, 2015
    Posts: 4,359

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    from Ioway

    That's probably not the way to bet.
     
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  8. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 18,660

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  9. This place will never been the same, what an incredible loss. RIP Bruce.
     
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  10. jseery
    Joined: Sep 4, 2013
    Posts: 743

    jseery
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    from Wichita KS

    Very sad indeed, RIP
     
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  11. raven
    Joined: Aug 19, 2002
    Posts: 4,614

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    It’s like something just knocked one of the H.A.M.B.’s corner stones out of the foundation...
    Great loss to his family, his friends and the world in general.
    God Speed.
    r


    Sent from my iPhone using H.A.M.B.
     
  12. F@ck. I only read the first page or two and, didn't see further down on this thread that he'd passed. Thanks for letting me know. My thoughts are with his family even more so now.
    Appreciate you letting me know.

    Yeah... thanks for that.
     
  13. Rest in Peace Bruce. I will miss your knowledge and wit.
     
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  14. sodas38
    Joined: Sep 17, 2004
    Posts: 2,309

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    Praying for Bruce and his family!!
     
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  15. GordonC
    Joined: Mar 6, 2006
    Posts: 2,348

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    So sorry to hear this. Condolences to his family. Rest in peace.
     
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  16. The sad news that I never wanted to hear. We are all a little poorer today. Godspeed to you Bruce and prayers out to his Family and closest Friends. You will be terribly missed.
     
  17. Big Al
    Joined: Dec 10, 2006
    Posts: 1,413

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    R.I.P.
    Al.
     
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  18. Godspeed Bruce... I remember your feedback through The Hamb... Always giving knowledge to the guys...

    Sent from my Mi A1 using The H.A.M.B. mobile app
     
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  19. flamedabone
    Joined: Aug 3, 2001
    Posts: 4,886

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    Very sorry to hear. I was a big fan of Bruce.

    -Abone.
     
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  20. Thor1
    Joined: Jun 6, 2005
    Posts: 1,556

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    I was out of town and away from my computer last week when this all first transpired and I just saw the posts tonight. I am absolutely devastated...like raven said, the HAMB has been shaken to its foundation. I feel like I have kicked in the guts...

    To Beth and the entire Lancaster family, please accept my deepest, heartfelt condolences. Bruce was an amazing man and a true blessing and gift to anyone that had the good fortune to know him or even interact with him. We are are all better for having know him, and now we are a little lesser for having lost him. You will all be in my thoughts and prayers.

    Godspeed Bruce! I look forward to seeing you on the other side someday. God's blessings to all.

    Steve
     
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  21. Damn, that guy knew his shit, for sure a huge loss. See you on the other side Bruce.
     
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  22. Fortunateson
    Joined: Apr 30, 2012
    Posts: 3,753

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    I'm really saddened by this terrible news. Never met the man but when I saw a thread or post by Bruce I knew it would be gold plated. A true gentleman scholar as a posted a few pages back. A library has indeed been lost. I hope Beth and th Ernest of his family know how highly he was regarded and the esteem people had for him. I sure wish I had PM'd him on any little thing as his response would have been a treasure.

    No doubt he is already administering knowledge to one and all in the after life!

    I think I'll search for his threads/posts and re-read.
     
    Last edited: Nov 6, 2019
  23. I regret never meeting him. So sorry.
     
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  24. Lil32
    Joined: Apr 4, 2012
    Posts: 1,751

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    R.I.P.
    Prayers to Family from Aussie
     
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  25. Ned Ludd
    Joined: May 15, 2009
    Posts: 4,201

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    I am very sorry to hear this.

    Rest eternal grant unto Bruce, O Lord
    And let light perpetual shine upon him.
    May he rest in peace and rise in glory.

    Bruce was one of the sane ones; there seemed to be a drama-free bubble around him. He will be missed.
     
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  26. corncobcoupe
    Joined: May 26, 2001
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    Condolences to the Lancaster Family.
    I will miss his enjoyable readings and knowledge.
     
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  27. Stogy
    Joined: Feb 10, 2007
    Posts: 18,660

    Stogy
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    RIPBruce.jpg
    Regards,
    Stogy
     
  28. prpmmp
    Joined: Dec 12, 2011
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  29. LongT
    Joined: May 11, 2005
    Posts: 952

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    Bruce helped me a couple of times. I always knew when his name was on a reply it was good information!
     
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  30. Does anyone have funeral information, or, an address to send condolences to his family ?
     
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