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Message 1981328 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 17:42:45 UTC
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We are deeply saddened to report that our fellow friend, forum member, volunteer moderator and SETIzen Gordon MacKenzie Lowe died suddenly at his home in Louisville, Kentucky of heart failure, possibly on February 6th. Gordon lived alone and had no known family since his mother's death in 2017. As per his wishes, he will be buried without ceremony in Louisville. He will have a headstone if anyone wishes to visit him there (details will be provided when known.)

Gordon is already deeply missed... he was a gentleman of exemplary conduct and an integral part of the moderation team. It will not be the same here without him. Thank you for everything you did for us over the years, Gordon. You will not be forgotten.

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Update: Gordon's obituary page is here. He was interred today (Feb. 20) at Calvary Cemetery, 1600 Newburg Road, Louisville.


Gordon in happier times, with his mother Iva, and friend Vera
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Message 1981330 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 17:46:30 UTC - in response to Message 1981328.  
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RIP Gordon, you will never be forgotten
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Message 1981343 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 18:52:54 UTC

oh no.
Be Blessed Gordon!
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Message 1981344 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 19:03:26 UTC

R.I.P. Gordon.
You will be missed.
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Message 1981351 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 20:06:29 UTC
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Oh my. This is such sad news. It was his birthday on the 15th. At least I think it was. I might have got that wrong. I'd meant to pm him anyway though, and ask him how his bunnies were doing, but didn't get round to it in the end.

Rest in peace, Gordon. You were a good friend with a heart so kind and caring. I will miss your posts, and your Christmas cards. The envelopes were just as good as their contents, and I still have them. Thank you for being the person you were. I feel truly blessed to have known you.

a hug forever, from annie
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Message 1981356 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 20:46:02 UTC

Another beer drinker gone and at such a young age.

Rest in peace Gordon, you will be sorely missed.
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Message 1981374 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 21:45:03 UTC

Very sorry to hear this. R.I.P.
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Message 1981375 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 21:51:43 UTC

R.I.P. Gordon.
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Message 1981381 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 22:15:52 UTC

R.I.P. my friend. As already stated, you will be sorely missed.

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Message 1981382 - Posted: 20 Feb 2019, 22:20:05 UTC

OMG I'm really shocked, I only pm'd him a couple of days ago saying I hadn't heard from him in a while.

In my view he will be almost impossible to replace, one of the best mods this project has had for many a year. Always gave me sound advice when asked for, and was always pragmatic and objective.

He will most definitely be missed.

RIP Gordon.
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Message 1981399 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 1:02:54 UTC

Thank you Gordon for all you have done as a Moderator and as a valued SETIzen. You are already missed.

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Message 1981405 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 1:29:36 UTC

Oh my dear God! this is such a terrible shock,
I'm so sorry to hear this. Gordon was so young,
and very active in every day life,
Gordon was such a Gentle human being,
he always had a kind word for everyone on the boards,
Gordon, you will be sorely missed,
R.I.P. Our Dear friend Gordon.
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Message 1981409 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 2:16:40 UTC

I always had a certain admiration for Gordon being such an outgoing gentleman. Godspeed, good sir. Godspeed.
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Message 1981410 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 2:39:43 UTC

Very sad news.
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Message 1981411 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 2:52:04 UTC

Very sad and a great loss for these boards, he will greatly be missed by me, RIP.
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Message 1981424 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 5:55:19 UTC

So long Gordon, you will be missed :-(
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Message 1981433 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 6:50:39 UTC

Some of the brightness has left us.

God of hope, we come to you in shock and grief and confusion of heart. Help us to find peace in the knowledge of your loving mercy to all your children, and give us light to guide us out of our darkness into the assurance of your love.

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Message 1981458 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 10:50:49 UTC - in response to Message 1981433.  

My heart was torn in two when i heard this news. I became good friends with Gordon, when he was taking care of his Mom. My husband was also ill. He had fun with his Mini-Rex Rabbits, I also had two. We traded pictures. We had many conversions about life, death, etc.

Farewell to a fine person who cared more than anyone knows.
My thoughts, prayers, wishes, hopes, etc., for Gordon.
You take care my special friend. I know in my heart you are in YOU HAPPY PLACE.
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Message 1981585 - Posted: 21 Feb 2019, 22:25:06 UTC

I am very sorry to hear this news. He was a good person.

I will miss him.

RIP.

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