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Message 1458150 - Posted: 28 Dec 2013, 9:20:34 UTC - in response to Message 1458059.

Oh No... didn't realize that this was the John Clark with the Robin Hood avatar until today. I feel horrible for not commenting.

Rest In Peace, good sir. You shall always be remembered.


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Message 1458171 - Posted: 28 Dec 2013, 10:47:16 UTC

May I suggest that the project's next new server be named john in his honor?

"Curmudgeon" has been suggested as well.

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Message 1458860 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 17:21:49 UTC

I didn't know John well, but we both got sick around the same time and he was a great help to me with his humor, and by his sharing of experience and concern with me. He also was able to convey his hope for me. I took some of his obvious strength in my own struggle to prevail and come back to health and life. I like others was very happy with his recovery from that terrible illness.
Both myself and my wife were deeply saddened by the passing of his dear wife, and we were saddened and shocked to hear of his passing so soon after. We will not see their like in this life, but I do take solace in the sure knowledge that some day we will find each other again.
Farewell my friends, our world was a better place because of you.
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Message 1458863 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 17:26:36 UTC

Thank you very much or your kind words Ian.
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Message 1458867 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 17:40:29 UTC

When John lost his wife it made me so sad and when he died so soon after it just broke my heart. RIP my friend.
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Message 1458870 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 17:54:05 UTC - in response to Message 1458867.

When John lost his wife it made me so sad and when he died so soon after it just broke my heart. RIP my friend.


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Message 1458882 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 18:19:46 UTC - in response to Message 1458870.

When John lost his wife it made me so sad and when he died so soon after it just broke my heart. RIP my friend.


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Message 1458910 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 20:24:53 UTC

And of course me too.

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Message 1458912 - Posted: 30 Dec 2013, 20:29:50 UTC

I found this on someone's wall in Facebook a day or so after Christmas. I posted it on his wall, and got a good response. I'd like to share it before this thread withers into obscurity...


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Message 1459057 - Posted: 31 Dec 2013, 7:26:50 UTC

Thank you Dune:)
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Message 1459195 - Posted: 31 Dec 2013, 18:31:37 UTC

Nice one Dune....
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Message 1459252 - Posted: 31 Dec 2013, 20:11:48 UTC

Well done Alan, many thanks, and Happy New Year!

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Message 1459402 - Posted: 1 Jan 2014, 1:39:15 UTC

Thanks, Dune! :-)
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Message 1461511 - Posted: 7 Jan 2014, 21:42:35 UTC

Hello, I am not a crier -- but must say reading this thread has brought a tear to my eyes.

I interacted with John across many BOINC projects and threads and always found him to be a kind and reasonable voice. He kept me from rant mode more than a few times and that is a very good thing.

He will be sorely missed.

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Message 1461515 - Posted: 7 Jan 2014, 21:48:30 UTC
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Thanks for your nice words Barry.

Much appreciated.
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Message 1461518 - Posted: 7 Jan 2014, 21:51:39 UTC

He will be sorely missed.


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Message 1461864 - Posted: 8 Jan 2014, 17:37:47 UTC

Oh no :(

I'm clearly behind everyone else due to my own absence caused by illness, but this is very sad news indeed :(

Rest in Peace John.
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Message 1462238 - Posted: 9 Jan 2014, 19:34:33 UTC

Looking forwards to us being able to remember him in some way...
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Message 1462320 - Posted: 9 Jan 2014, 21:38:58 UTC

I am working on that Nick.

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Message 1462447 - Posted: 10 Jan 2014, 5:59:22 UTC

Some of us will be raising a Landlord to honor John and Sheila.
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