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Old 04-28-2008, 04:50 PM   #1
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A very sad day -your thoughts and prayers are needed

I'm sorry to have to tell everyone, but Bob Varley passed away this afternoon.

We postponed todays show because Bob wasn't feeling well, he thought he had food poisoning. When his wife Diana came home from work, she found him in their bedroom and he had apparently been dead for a few hours.

That's all we know right now - all of us are heading over to their house to be whatever comfort we can to Diana and Brian. I'll update everyone as we find out more, but I ask that you all please keep Diana, Brian and the rest of Bob's family in your thoughts and prayers.

We've all lost a wonderful friend - a friend whose presence can never be replaced, and whose memory I will hold close to my heart for the rest of my life.

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Old 04-28-2008, 04:54 PM   #2
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So sorry to hear this, Pete. Thank you for letting us know. I'll be keeping all his family and friends in my thoughts and prayers.
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Old 04-28-2008, 04:57 PM   #3
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This is a very sorry day indeed. My family's thoughts and prayers are with Diana and the entire Varley family, and with you and the rest of the podcast family as well. God bless Bob Varley.
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Old 04-28-2008, 04:58 PM   #4
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My prayers are with Bob's family and his friends. May he rest in peace.
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:01 PM   #5
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How awful. My thoughts and prayers to his family, podcast family included. You'll be missed, Bob.

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Old 04-28-2008, 05:03 PM   #6
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I was very saddened to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family and the whole team. I know what Bob meant to all of you and all of us.
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:11 PM   #7
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I am heartbroken. Bawb would make me crazy sometimes, but you'd never find a kinder, gentler soul. What a sweet man and what a terrible loss.

I'm comforted knowing that through the DIS he will live on. Whether it's his mangling of certain words or Kaht Kam, he will always be with us.

I just can't believe my friend is gone. Love you Bawb!! May you rest in peace.
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:20 PM   #8
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So sorry to hear this news, Bob's family will be in my thoughts and prayers.....

Rest In Peace Bob
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:28 PM   #9
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My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:41 PM   #10
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I am shocked.

I had the pleasure of meeting Bob last year at Food and Wine and then at the Dec 6th Podcast Meet. I don't how else to describe Bob other then a true gentleman. He was that friendly voice that I so needed to hear on a business trip.

My thoughts and prayers to Diana, the Varley family and Bob's DIS family.
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:43 PM   #11
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Bob was one of the first people I met from the DIS many years ago. He was a thoughtful man with a true love for Disney. Through the tears, right now I’m remembering the time we spent in Southern California with him and Diana many years ago and how my daughter who was only about 5 still remembers the fun she had with him at Knots Berry Farm.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to Diana, his family and all those who he touched in his lifetime.

This is truly a sad day.

Rest in Peace my friend……
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Old 04-28-2008, 05:58 PM   #12
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My Condolences. Our prayers are with all the people who loved and knew him. He will be sorely missed.
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Old 04-28-2008, 06:10 PM   #14
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That's so very sad to hear! I didn't know him either but it feels like I've lost a friend. Thoughts and prayers to his family and friends.
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Old 04-28-2008, 06:25 PM   #15
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OMG

Bob will certainly be missed by all of us.

His family and the entire podcast team will remain in our thoughts and prayers.
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