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Old 12-08-2011, 02:53 PM   #211
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I've been trying to figure out what to say/post since I first heard this news. I've been thinking about Robin, her family, and her friends since ZW first let us all know.

It's just so sad, she touched so many lives, and made so many people happy with her gift of story telling. I think lots of people felt they really got to 'know' her and her crew, because she really did let us in, and see the good, and the not so good.

I hope that her friends and family can take comfort in knowing how many people enjoyed Robin and her stories, and her sharing of some of the events in their lives.
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Old 12-08-2011, 03:54 PM   #212
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so sorry to hear this. Her posts were the stuff of legends. RIP and prayers to Robin's family.
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Old 12-08-2011, 07:29 PM   #213
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Bennet aka Zurg is in the process of compiling all the Reports and stories we can find. After we get them together we will be sure to post some where that they will be easily accessible.

For those that were asking there is a group who is in the process of setting up a memorial fund and doing some fund raising. If your interested in more info feel free to PM me and I can give you the info.

She was one special lady and I'm glad that she touched so many....
Thank you for this info (already PM'd)..... and bumping this thread back up.
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:01 PM   #214
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Thank you for this info (already PM'd)..... and bumping this thread back up.
Me too... I've been reading her posts...cracking up...skin to skin contact. Still kills me!
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:12 PM   #215
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Bennet aka Zurg is in the process of compiling all the Reports and stories we can find. After we get them together we will be sure to post some where that they will be easily accessible.

For those that were asking there is a group who is in the process of setting up a memorial fund and doing some fund raising. If your interested in more info feel free to PM me and I can give you the info.

She was one special lady and I'm glad that she touched so many....
Her blog had some classic humor in them as well -

She posted about the lights that they put in their home - the one that is stationary in the ceiling - breaast lights Now honestly every time we go out, I look up and see that style of light - and I cant help it, I crack up like an 8 year old! Seriously, what is the manufacturer thinking? and I never noticed it before! Until Robin "pointed" out that "point'

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Old 12-08-2011, 09:33 PM   #216
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Some later ones are, but the "classic" one from 2003 is not (as far as I can tell), but I took the liberty of using the Internet Wayback Machine at www.webarchive.org to find the famous original reports from 2003 and extract their content and capture them in a single PDF. Here is the full report (minus the embedded photos).
Thanks so much for putting this together. I hadn't heard of Robin until the notice of her passing and all the outpouring of emotion and talk of the epic trip report of 2003. I found her blog and have been a bit obsessed with it. What a great writer and so sad that I've discovered her after she's passed. It seems strange to read her stories that are so full of life knowing that she's not there anymore. I laugh with her, but then I remember and feel a bit sad, and maybe a bit voyeuristic that I've only started reading her reports now. Does that make sense?

My condolences to Del and the crew and to all who knew her well like zurgswife. I can only imagine how much fun she was in real life and how much she will be missed.
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Old 12-09-2011, 07:30 PM   #217
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I am SO sorry to read this news! I never personally met Robin, but feel like I have lost a dear, dear friend. My condolences, thoughts and prayers go out to Del, the children, her brother, and the entire family. Zurgswife, thank you for letting us know, and please be sure Del gets all these messages. I am just so sad to read this news!
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Old 12-09-2011, 07:34 PM   #218
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I have not been on the boards for a few days and just saw this news. I am so sorry to hear of her passing.

I agree, her posts and stories are the stuff of legends. I had many a good laugh reading her posts.

RIP Robin.
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I am in shock. I have not even on th boards or Facebook for awhile. Me and Robin got to be Facebook friends and she really was having a hard time with her mom and brother both passing away this Fall. I can't believe I missed this and wondered why she was not on Facebook, I thought she was recouping, stupid, stupid me.
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Old 12-09-2011, 08:05 PM   #220
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What heartbreaking news. She was an amazing writer and I loved her reports. What a loss to all of us and of course her family too. I hope they know how much joy she brought to so many people.


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Old 12-09-2011, 11:29 PM   #221
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I am in shock. I have not even on th boards or Facebook for awhile. Me and Robin got to be Facebook friends and she really was having a hard time with her mom and brother both passing away this Fall. I can't believe I missed this and wondered why she was not on Facebook, I thought she was recouping, stupid, stupid me.
No, not stupid at all. I thought the same thing. We couldn't have known.

It is just tragic and incredibly sad for her family and friends.
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Old 12-10-2011, 01:05 AM   #222
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LYMI....she will be missed....I was honored to have talked with her...prayers to her family
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Old 12-12-2011, 08:11 AM   #223
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To Robin's family:

Thank you for sharing your journeys with Robin. It made us laugh, cry & laugh again.

Our thoughts and prayers are with you these coming weeks.

I got to know Robin through the trip reports she wrote. We also exchanged Christmas cards for a while.

RIP Dear Robin

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Old 12-14-2011, 08:35 PM   #224
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I just found this late last night and felt compelled to add to the many condolences and thoughts people have shared on "Wobin"

Like many others here, I have been following her trip reports for years. I am the same age as her oldest daughter and LOVED reading her reports. I never knew her personally but was lucky enough to talk to her a few times through the DIS many years ago.

What an amazing, funny, kind hearted, and loving woman she was. My heart is breaking for her family...they were such a close knit group. I can't imagine the grief they are experiencing at the loss of this amazing wife/mom/friend.

I will always cherish the memories she shared with all of us in the Disney community and I hope that her family & friends can find peace during this difficult time...

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Old 12-14-2011, 08:43 PM   #225
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Offering my late condolences....I've been off the CB for several weeks. SO sad to hear this news. My heart goes out to all her loved ones.

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