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Message 1223143 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 13:45:27 UTC

Ladies and Gentlemen,

I have just now spoken to Sheila, John's wife at their home, and with Sheila's permission I have to sadly tell you that John has been seriously ill in hospital in intensive care since last Friday. Apparently he has had renal failure and is on dialysis.

She was grateful for my phone call, so that I could let people know what has happened. I knew something was wrong as he hadn't posted for a few days, I just wish I had rung earlier.

I will of course keep you all posted, and I will go up and see him as soon as he is able to receive visitors.

We all send our very best wishes to you and your family John, and our prayers and thoughts are with you and yours at this time.

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Message 1223144 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 13:48:26 UTC

Thanks for telling us all, Chris....Lets hope John makes a full and
speedy recovery.

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Message 1223145 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 13:49:13 UTC

Oh My heavens, I hope John will recover from this, My best wishes too.
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Message 1223146 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 13:50:09 UTC
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Thanks Nick & Vic, Sheila has my phone number and will keep me in touch with what is happening.

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Message 1223151 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 14:07:32 UTC

Chris, thank you for letting us know. Please pass my wish for his recover and let him and his wife know that I will keep him in my prayers. Sending light and love.

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Message 1223154 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 14:41:58 UTC

Hells bells, that's come as a shock.

I hope the big fella is up and about as soon as can be...
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Message 1223155 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 14:44:25 UTC

Me too Mr. Gnu

It's a heck of a shock to all of us, which no one was expecting.


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Message 1223163 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 15:10:22 UTC

Prayers and best wishes going out for John's recovery.
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Message 1223175 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 15:49:48 UTC

Oh dear.
Please pass on my best wishes to John and his wife.
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Message 1223177 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 15:51:59 UTC

Will do Ma'am.

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Message 1223185 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 16:12:08 UTC

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Message 1223199 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 17:00:20 UTC

Chris,
I really pray John makes a speedy recovery.
Please pass my support to both John and Sheila at this time - given my record of kidney problems I have some understanding of what John is going through just now.
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Message 1223209 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 17:18:24 UTC

Jeebers,that's sad news. I have also spoken to Sheila 5 mins ago & was informed that John had sat down in his chair & his shoulder shattered.

He spent 7 hours in theatre, which was successful, but afterwards, they could not wake him & that's when renal failure was detected.

According to the hospital, John is fine but they had to put him back on dialysis this morning.

His family will be going to visit tomorrow, so Andrea & I are hoping that John improves.

ATM, Sheila is bearing up well, has family members staying with her until the 5th.
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Message 1223212 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 17:22:58 UTC - in response to Message 1223209.
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my thoughts are with the CLark family. John get back here. You have way to many Beet's captions to win
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Message 1223228 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 17:58:41 UTC

Oh, thanks for telling us Chris!

When you speak to his wife the next time please ask her to convey "Get Well Wishes" from this grumpy old Swede.

I'll be "praying" in my own way, for his speedy recovery.




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Message 1223232 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 18:06:17 UTC

Very sad to hear of this turn of events. Give Sheila my best, & here's hoping for a speedy recovery.
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Message 1223233 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 18:14:13 UTC

Thanks for the Heads-Up Chris.
Please pass my thoughts and Prayers to John and Sheila.
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Message 1223235 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 18:19:37 UTC

Chris when you can please convey the
'wishes' of the Russell family.

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Message 1223248 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 19:23:35 UTC

Chris S please extend my best wishes to John and his family. May he have a speedy and full recovery.
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Message 1223252 - Posted: 25 Apr 2012, 19:38:05 UTC

John, we miss you! Come back to us soon. Sending our love.

Angela & Eric

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