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post #1 of 25 (permalink) Old 02-03-2016, 08:30 AM Thread Starter
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lost one of my best friends

One of my best friends, cousins, and riding partners was tragically taken at 26 years old when his KLR hit a parked van late Monday night. I don't have words to explain how big of a loss this is for me and my family. A truly happy soul who didn't just hike a mountain he conquered it, He didn't go on a trip he went on an adventure, he didn't make friends he expanded his family.
I know this is a somber post but i want to share my story of the fragility of life and remind everyone who reads this to enjoy everyday and not to take anything or anyone for granted. I will miss Steve more than anyone I have ever missed.
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My condolences man.
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Live each day as if your last

Sorry to hear that, we all need a reminder from time to time, that life is and can be short.
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Very sorry for you Ian. My sincere condolences.

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Very sad news, he sounds like my type of guy, a very rare breed nowadays...

So here's to an adventurer and all around great person, Cheers Steve! The world will miss you.
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So sorry for your loss Ian.
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Sorry for your loss Ian...

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Sorry for your loss. Best of wishes for you and your family..

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So sorry for you loss Ian. RIP Steve. I'll add some context to this in a couple of weeks. Take care of your family and loved ones.

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Thank you all.

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Sounds like a good soul taken too soon. My condolences.

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Sorry for your loss. Any loss of companionship's are tragic.
Hope you and family can celebrate this mans life and remember the joy that he brought yours.
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Steve was affectionately known by friends as “Chesire” or “Oscar the Grouch” at work for his businesslike approach. Steve’s sometimes “grouchy” exterior belied a very gentle, kind and generous nature which was apparent to all who were fortunate enough to know him. Steve will be sadly missed by his family and friends who loved him very dearly.

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Tough times for sure...
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