A Memorial For Our Friend Rob

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  1. bumbershoot

    bumbershoot DIS Veteran

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    I just saw the signature on another thread, recognized Rob, and had to come here. I only "knew" him from his wedding thread, but he was so nice and full of love... I am so sorry for this loss of such a good person. This has made me so very very sad. :grouphug::hug:
     
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  3. TinkerChelle

    TinkerChelle Happy Mommy of 2

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    Thanks, Wally :hug:
     
  4. Piglets Mommy

    Piglets Mommy <font color=blue>New Rule:<br><marquee><font color

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    I am so sorry to read of Rob's passing. I never met him, but could tell what a great person he was from his posts. The wedding thread was the best...such a great love story! My heart goes out to Scott and the rest of the family!:grouphug:
     
  5. jenn&nelsonrego

    jenn&nelsonrego <marquee><font color=blue>The first person to repl

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    It hurt alot to send that text. I was so back and forth on it (I actually called Soulmates to get her advice)... I didn't want to ruin your vacation, yet, somehow, I knew you guys would want to know as soon as possible. I also knew you would want to toast him and what better way than from the Disney Dream?

    Rob was the first to welcome me to this part of the DIS... It was to his wedding shower thread... I believe his exact words were "grab a party hat and jump on in"...



    Nelson and I did have a chance to meet Rob once in WDW and we were looking forward to bringing Amalia down this year to meet him. It is very sad to know that Amalia will never meet one of the people who helped me along in my journey to have her. :sad1:


    Rob, I'll miss you. It warms my heart to know that you are with your Mom. I know that you were completely and totally devastated by her untimely death and if we can't have you here - I am glad you are there ~ with her.

    Scott, I can't even find the words to tell you how sorry I am. I can't imagine what you are going through. Just know that we are all thinking of you and wishing you the strength you need.
     
  6. jenn&nelsonrego

    jenn&nelsonrego <marquee><font color=blue>The first person to repl

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    I think you did do him proud Wally.
    You do us all proud.
    I :love: you!
     
  7. rosiep

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    It was absolutely the right thing to do and I am very grateful to you for it. :hug:
     
  8. wallyb

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    Seconded.
     
  9. kingLouiethe1

    kingLouiethe1 <font color=red> Banned at Fred Segal's, unpleasan

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    Nice job on the graphic Wally.
     
  10. ShellyLynn3630

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    Sending my thoughts and prayers. I spoke with him once with a PM about our dogs.:rotfl: I am sad to read of his passing.
     
  11. wallyb

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    I think today is Rob's memorial.
    I still can not believe it. :sad2:
    I'm waiting for someone to say "April Fools!"
     
  12. TinkerChelle

    TinkerChelle Happy Mommy of 2

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    I agree.....like I said previously I have never cried over someone who I actually never met.....makes me really cherish my virtual friends more.....I didn't really realize how invested I was in all of your friendships.....:grouphug:
     
  13. wallyb

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    I feel ya!
    What a strange world ... right?
    Essentially we are strangers.
    But somehow we have this bond.
    "... and it all started with a mouse"
    :grouphug:
     
  14. OrlandoMike

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    Agreed! I still cant wrap my mind around this.....:sad1:
     
  15. wallyb

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    Mind you ... if it was a joke I'd give him first -
    a big hug and than...
    SUCH A PINCH!

    Oh how I wish it was a joke.:guilty:
     
  16. ducky_love

    ducky_love Saving the world one tourist at a time.

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    Yes, today is the memorial. Please send thoughts and prayers - this will be a very tough night for all of us. :sad1:
     
  17. Saxton

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    I agree Wally. I haven't had a chance to meet you guys in person yet but there is a bond and with Rob's death I feel like I've lost a friend. It just doesn't seem real.

    I was thinking about Rob's bucket list thread - he talked about seeing the shuttle take off and his love of Scott as being two things that he had on his list and he was so happy. Then, along with all the usual teasing that we do, he pushed us all to think about what we really wanted. He'll be missed.
     
  18. wallyb

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    :hug: For sure.
     
  19. jamieandben

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    For all the times you told me how hot i was, It was great to here.
    For all the big bear hugs, thanks for making me feel loved.
    Thank you Rob for being my friend. You will be missed.:sad1:

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  20. JoeyAnyc

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    So sorry to hear this.
    Thoughts and prayers out to Rob's friends, family and loved ones! :(
     
  21. pr surfer

    pr surfer Beaches and Beers.

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    I just heard about this a few moments ago from a mutual friend. I had the opportunity to hang out with both Rob and Scott during my times as an Orlando local.

    Their happiness helped me and inspired me to accept who I am. I am thankful for having known someone as singularly amazing as Rob.

    Scott, words can't describe my sympathies for you. I posted on your FB wall, but like I said, if you need anything, just ask.
     

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