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Old 09-10-2004, 09:41 AM   #346
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Thank you so much for the photos....

Again, in you and your daughter are in our thoughts and prayers.
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Old 09-10-2004, 11:24 AM   #347
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We are all so very sorry to hear of your loss. He will be missed.
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Old 09-10-2004, 12:02 PM   #348
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I feel as if I knew him...

And I loved his sense of humor!

I know that you and your daughter's loss is tremendous and no words can ease that, but when I next visit WDW I know that I will think of Rich and how he loved that place!

I'm sure he will be enjoying it, too...

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Old 09-10-2004, 02:01 PM   #349
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I am so sorry to hear this.

Rich will obviously be missed by many, including me. Now we have another fan who will always be there to tour the parks with.

Everytime I walk down a long hall in a hotel I think of his comments with a little smile.

Lisa, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your daughter.
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Old 09-10-2004, 04:48 PM   #350
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Thanks for posting the pics!

Hang in there!!!!!
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Old 09-10-2004, 05:31 PM   #351
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Thank you for letting us know what happained.

I never met Richard, but I almost feel like I knew him from his posts. He seemed a fine man, generous with his time and his considerable knowledge.

I am shocked and saddened. So sorry for your loss.
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Old 09-10-2004, 06:36 PM   #352
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So sorry for your loss. Rich will certainly be missed here - loved to see what he had to say

Wishing you hope and courage during such a hard time.

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Old 09-10-2004, 06:45 PM   #353
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Here's some not-so-great pics of Rich for everyone. My scanner isnt working so I used my digital camera and the results are not the greatest: http://pg.photos.yahoo.com/ph/snarlg...bum?.dir=/b58a

He's the guy with the glasses and baseball cap in the first picture. There's a few others of him at WDW with his mom (now deceased) and Jacqui. One of me and him at the Plaza Hotel in NYC (with flowers!) - and others with family members.

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Thank you for sharing Lisa. So many posts offering condolences, it has to be some help and comfort at this difficult time. Peace be with you.
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Old 09-10-2004, 07:28 PM   #354
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How so very sorry I am for your loss! I know what it would mean to our son if he lost his Dad, so blessings upon you, Lisa, and your daughter.

So many days, I'd come home from school frustrated and exhausted only to turn to these boards because I could count on Rich to make me chuckle and laugh...such a gift! He even took the time to answer all of my crazy questions about DVC & my quest for the 'good life' in FLA!

Thank you for sharing him with us.

And thank you, Rich, for your wisdom, your advice, and all those 5pm smiles.

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Old 09-10-2004, 07:55 PM   #355
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Very sorry to hear about your loss. Rich's post were always a favorite of mine. So sad that he was so young. We all know how much he loved Disney and DVC and will remember him always.

You and your daughter were blessed to have had him in your lives.
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Old 09-10-2004, 08:17 PM   #356
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God Bless you and your Daughter, and our family's prayers are with you and yours.
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Old 09-10-2004, 10:21 PM   #357
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Lisa, thank you so much for posting the pictures of Rich. I'm so glad I can now picture him when I think of him. :D

My continuing thoughts and prayers are with you and your daughter.
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Lisa,
This is the first time this week I have had a chance to read the message boards. WOW, It really shocked me to see the sad news of the passing of Richyams. I remember his comments about BWV and his 5 in a room no-no's. He was a very funny guy. He will be missed on this board by his humor and knowledge of Disney. My heart goes out to you and your daughter. GOD has now taken him to his "HAPPIEST" place. I will keep him in my thoughts and prayers. GOD BLESS YOU AND YOUR DAUGHTER!
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Old 09-10-2004, 10:59 PM   #359
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Goodbye :(

I am saddened to hear of Rich's departure. Our best to you and your family in the time ahead.

While I do not post often, I too have always looked for Rich's comments here on the DIS. While Rich probably would have tagged me as one of the "liberals" he loved to warn the world about - we actually agreed about many things, including our love for DVC, WDW, and OKW (and those smaller units available at VWL, BWV, BCV, and SSR).

We will have a moment of silence to remember Rich when we return to OKW in November.
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Old 09-11-2004, 01:37 AM   #360
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Prayers for you and your daughter. He will be missed.
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