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RIP Boeingfever777, My Brother & Best Friend.

Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:13 am

I was always that jerk that snickered on this site about people opening up on an internet forum and sharing their deepest pains. I have the most unfortunate duty to let the Anet Family know my twin brother & best friend Matthew passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas. I am speechless.

  
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:19 am

Condolences and sympathy to you and your brother's family in your loss.

RIP
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:25 am

WHAT?!  Wow!
Man I am so sorry to read about this! I just read a post by him yesterday!
I didn't know you two were brothers.
My condolences to you and your family and may he rest in peace.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:30 am

Wow... I'm sorry to hear, fx...  

My condolences.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:31 am

My condolences.  
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:39 am

Oh... this is some really sad news!

I communicated with him via the Anet chat room many times.
Such a nice person he was. I knew of his illness but never thought it was so critical.

RIP Boeingfever777 May you always fly in a better world

     
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 11:36 am

Sincerest condolences. I am sure it must be very devastating.
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 12:17 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):
I was always that jerk that snickered on this site about people opening up on an internet forum and sharing their deepest pains. I have the most unfortunate duty to let the Anet Family know my twin brother & best friend Matthew passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas. I am speechless.

Oh my goodness, I'm so sorry man. I remember him very clearly on these forums. Though I never talked to him personally, he always seemed like an upbeat and positive person.

Obviously what we see here pales in comparison to what family and friends go through, but my lord it's been a strange year here....and not in a good way.

Condolences to you and your family, FX.

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Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:40 pm

I'm deeply sorry to hear about this; he has been a great contributor to this site over the years. I cannot begin to understand the pain you must be suffering, but I would like to extend my deepest condolences to you and your family.
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:52 pm

I'm so sad to hear this news. I am in complete shock.

I have such fond memories of him, from great laughs talking on the phone to trying to get onboard the same flight to New Zealand and waiting for him at the airport when I landed ahead of him. Such a great guy.

My sincere condolences to you and your family.

 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 1:55 pm

I'm so sorry to hear that.

My sincerest condolences to you, your family and everyone who knew and loved him.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:01 pm

So sorry to hear about your loss, my thoughts are with you and your family in this difficult time.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:12 pm

I'm shocked and stunned by this loss...
I too enjoyed his posts here on these forums...
I too thought he was a first class guy...
Please pass our deepest condolences along...
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 2:32 pm

My condolences to you and your family.

Truly sorry to hear.   
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:00 pm

My sympathies to you and your family.
Going to se my older sister today, will give her an extra long hug, you never know when your siblings will be gone.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:02 pm

This development is truly shocking. I am so sorry to hear this. Please accept my deepest condolences in this difficult time.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:56 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):
I have the most unfortunate duty to let the Anet Family know my twin brother & best friend Matthew passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas.

Very very sorry to hear that. Accept my heartfelt condolences.
May God give you the strength to deal with your loss.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 3:58 pm

RIP.. I am really sorry to hear that Drew.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:05 pm

Sorry for your loss fxramper. May your brother RIP.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 4:40 pm

Very shocking.

We had been communicating recently as he was interested in PK's additional purchase of 777s and unsurprisingly, he wanted to know every detail! Through a number of PMs and emails I learnt of his "adventures" with the USAF in Pakistan and the subsequent accident which left him wheelchair bound.

My condolences to you and your family fxramper.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:33 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):
passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas.

my sincere condolences ! early and sudden death apparently. To give you the advice of an aunt of me after my brother had passed away at 46 >: never ever try to "forget" him but carry his jokes, his stories, his advice with you, as you are a kind of his "rep on earth" and you carry forward !
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:44 pm

You have my deepest condolences.


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Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:45 pm

My sincere condolences FX, he was always a welcome sight and good company in the chat.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 5:59 pm

My sincere condolences go to his family and his brother, fxramper. Also on behalf of the chat crew, our sincere condolences.

Rest In Peace.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:11 pm

I can't believe this! Please accept my most heartfelt condolences FX.

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Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:13 pm

Oh my god... you have my deepest condolences. Matt was such a great guy, one of the smartest people I've ever had the pleasure of interacting with and he really had my respect. Wish I didn't run off last night so quickly from the chat... well now he can enjoy his eternal flight. RIP Matt, we will miss you  

Drew: If there's anything you need (errands, dinner, you name it), myself and plenty of others are nearby and more than willing to help out.

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"We shall not mourn his passing, but rather thank God that he had lived."

Amen.

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Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:18 pm

Please share my condolences to his wife, you and the family...

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Sun Jun 10, 2012 6:48 pm

RIP to your brother, and my deepest condolences to you and your family.  
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:02 pm

Quoting fridgmus (Reply 24):
"We shall not mourn his passing, but rather thank God that he had lived."

Hear, hear.

Quoting KingFriday013 (Reply 25):
Drew: If there's anything you need (errands, dinner, you name it), myself and plenty of others are nearby and more than willing to help out.

I'm not local, but am glad to help if I can.
Pls let us know if there is a favorite charity to donate to in his memory.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 7:19 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):

My deepest sympathies to you and your family. You and your brother were a hoot and one of the best people I've met online.

Matt was a great guy.

My prayers and memories are with you and your family.

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Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:28 pm

My deepest apologies to you fx. I am in shock reading this. May God Bless His soul.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:41 pm

That is so horrible! I am so sorry to hear about his passing and my heart goes out to you and your family.
 
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 8:48 pm

So sorry to hear this. Deepest sympathies.
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Sun Jun 10, 2012 10:34 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):
I was always that jerk that snickered on this site about people opening up on an internet forum and sharing their deepest pains. I have the most unfortunate duty to let the Anet Family know my twin brother & best friend Matthew passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas. I am speechless.

I cannot imagine the pain that you must be feeling right now, may you and your family and friends be there for each other in this time of grief. May memories of the life your brother lived help carry you beyond it.

Quoting Revelation (Reply 28):
Quoting fridgmus (Reply 24):
"We shall not mourn his passing, but rather thank God that he had lived."

Hear, hear.

  

My deep condolence to you and your family.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:57 am

Very sorry for your loss and my deepest condolences to you and your family. It was only yesterday that I talked to him in the chat, so it's rather shocking to me.
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 1:33 am

Wow, that's horrible. Deepest condolences to you and your family.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 2:36 am

Way to young to pass on. Just remember, he's in a better place now.

RIP BF777,

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:31 am

He and I talked of going to Barton Springs Pool. May he now be swimming in the most sparkling pool in the eternal park of Heaven.

I will go myself one day this week and do something in his memory. I have not yet decided what, yet will think of something.

You have and your entire family have my blessings.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:07 am

Very sorry for your loss and may God be with you and the rest of his family.

RIP Matt
 
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:22 am

Wow! Im so surprised, he was in Anet Chat just the other night. Will be missed for sure.

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Catch a B-777 to a better place.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:37 am

Drew,

I was deeply saddened to hear about the lost of your brother. He was a great person to talk to in chat, and I just talked to him last night. I'm stunned and shocked. Please let me extend my condolences to you, and your family.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:37 am

I am immensely sorry for your tragic loss. Going through the death of a loved one is never easy or fun. Please know that Matthew was an extremely valuable A.net member and chat participant. I sincerely hope that you can find all the support you need to help you get through this period of sadness and grief.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 4:49 am

Deepest condolences, FX. He was always the nicest and most genuine person.
 
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 5:58 am

Some people are too good for this place.

My condolences....
 
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 7:41 am

Sincere condolences to you and your family, I didn't have the chance to know him personnally but it's always sad to hear that a fellow A.netter is gone  May he rest in peace.
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 11:51 am

My condolences on your loss Drew.

Like most of us here, I've spoken with Matt on the chat from time to time, definatly puts things in perspective.....

Quoting vikkyvik (Reply 7):
Obviously what we see here pales in comparison to what family and friends go through, but my lord it's been a strange year here....and not in a good way.

You're not wrong there.....
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 12:42 pm

Quoting fxramper (Thread starter):
I have the most unfortunate duty to let the Anet Family know my twin brother & best friend Matthew passed away this morning at his home in Austin, Texas. I am speechless.




My sincerest condolances to you and your family.
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:16 pm

I'm so sorry to hear this--my prayers to you and your family.
 
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Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:19 pm

My deepest condolences....I know the pain of losing a brother, and there's nothing to be said to ease this now. When you get a minute think of how you can do something good for the world in his name to honor him. Let me know if you do and I'll help.

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Mon Jun 11, 2012 3:30 pm

Truly sorry for your loss Drew.
Deepest condolences to you and your family.
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