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Old 04-28-2008, 08:54 PM   #136
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I don't post on the Podcast board much but I've been a fan for awhile of the Podcasts. I came here tonight looking for more info on Pete's DL trip and to see this news just breaks my heart. He was such an enjoyable, fun presence on the show. I just loved his reports and his love of Disney and of his family and the podcast crew just shone through.

My condolences go out to his family and friends - he will very much be missed.
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Old 04-28-2008, 08:54 PM   #137
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Oh Pete, say this isn't true. My first thought was it was an extremely late April fool's prank... then that it was a different Bob... Surely it's not OUR Bawb! It can't be!

Last night I was just listening to the podcast about WildeOscar finding Bawb the night he was looking for Pete. I was cracking up laughing as I mowed the lawn. The neighbors must have thought me crazy.

God bless Bob, Diana, Brian, Pete, John, Kevin, Corey, Julie, Will, Regina, and all those I've missed. May his memory never be forgotten.

I'm really going to dread that first podcast without his lilting accent. :/

We love ya, Bawb, and we'll miss you dearly, even those of us who didn't get to know you personally. You, along with the podcast crew, helped to make our weeks just a bit brighter.

Hope you're up there on with Walt, Bob. We'll miss you!
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Old 04-28-2008, 08:56 PM   #138
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What horrible news! I was really looking forward to meeting Bawb on the DIS cruise next year.

My thoughts and prayers are with his family and his DISUnplugged friends.

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Old 04-28-2008, 08:57 PM   #139
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How very sad...Bob you will be missed!

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Old 04-28-2008, 08:57 PM   #140
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As I sit with tears hitting the keyboard....I still have no words to write.

I will miss you Bob....you became a part of my life. It is very sad day.

My thoughts and prayers to all who knew and loved him.

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Old 04-28-2008, 08:59 PM   #141
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Bawb Varley

Bawb was Disney to all of us! He brought that spirit to us, and he truly loved what he did. As I sit and contemplate what has happened, I am thankful for the fact that Bawb was able to live his dream. He often told us that he loved to meet people in the parks, and that he loved to be in the parks each time he went.

I am grateful that we were able to experience Bawb's spirit through the podcast. He brought that wealth of knowledge and his own bit of humor that made us all better people for knowing him. Diana and Brian, please know that he made such a difference in so many lives. He will be greatly missed. Please let us know if we can do anything for you.

I remember the dole whips, MoJeeToes, Curtains Match the Drapes, Kaht Kam, adding R's to everything, and I could go on and on ....

We mourn him, but we must celebrate his life. He would want it that way, I believe. I will always treasure those podcasts. He still endures through them, and they stand as a great legacy of his spirit.

Diana and Brian, may God continue to hold you and comfort you, and know that many are praying for you.

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Old 04-28-2008, 09:01 PM   #142
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Being a fellow native from MA, I loved listening to Bob on the Podcast. He reminded me of home.

Such a very sad, sad day. My condolences.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:01 PM   #143
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When I first saw the post I thought it was a joke, or maybe I hoped it was. I can't believe this, I never met the man & I have a tear streaming down my face. He was an awesome guy to listen to. I feel sick.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:06 PM   #144
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Diana, Brian, Bob's family & friends are all in my prayers. He will be missed by many!


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Old 04-28-2008, 09:07 PM   #145
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I like everyone am shocked and saddened by the loss of Bawb... He was truly one of a kind who always made listeners laugh even when he was not trying.... although I had never meet him he was undoubtedly a kind soul who would give you the shirt off of his back if you needed it. He found true joy in his job and truly embraced the spirit of what Disney means to all of us.

From this angle you could tell that working from Dreams unlimited was not a job but a joy. My thoughts and prayers go out to Diana and Brian.... may you find the strength to get through the day and continue to live the full life that Bob did and would want you to....

Pete.. Thank you for building such a strong online community where our " imaginary" friends come to life… you gave us the opportunity to get to know Bob and for as shocked and saddened as we are I can only being to imagine the pain that you are all feeling now. Let the memories of a great person and friend comfort you and know that you have more people than you know sending prayers and pixie dust your way.

Walt Disney was quoted as saying "I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained." Bob you entertained and educated us and you will be missed… May you rest in peace

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Old 04-28-2008, 09:11 PM   #146
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I'm very saddened by this news. This is a big loss to this community.

My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:12 PM   #147
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My heart is heavy with sadness............ It's a sad day for us all

Condolences to his family Our thoughts are with you

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Old 04-28-2008, 09:13 PM   #148
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I am sitting here with tears streaming down my face for a man that I only knew through reading his blogs and listening to his voice on a podcast. Bob will be greatly missed and he was loved by many. I loved Bob's enthusiasm for NASA, space travel and Star Wars - three things that I love about as much as I love Disney.

My heart and thoughts go out to Diana, Brian and the Podcast Family.
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Old 04-28-2008, 09:14 PM   #149
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I found these Bawb Words of Wisdom on his profile:

Words of Wisdom: I just want to say what great friends I have found on the DIS. With me being unable to work it was the DIS that kept me from going looney.

What a testament to him!

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Old 04-28-2008, 09:16 PM   #150
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I am SHOCKED to hear this!!! The Podcast will never be the same again

I will have Bob's entire family and the DIS Unplugged crew in my thoughts and prayers.

Even thought I never met him I have listened to the podcast since the beginning and I feel like he is just another friend that I have known for a long time.

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