A very sad day -your thoughts and prayers are needed

Discussion in 'The DIS Unplugged Podcast' started by WebmasterPete, Apr 28, 2008.

  1. kykatt2

    kykatt2 Karaoke Queen

    Jan 4, 2007
    I looked forward to the weekly Podcasts... It is just not going to be the same.

    My Sympathies to the Family and for those who knew Bob.


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  3. patsal

    patsal <font color=FF3399>I've discovered I don't need to

    Jul 10, 2001
    I am shocked, saddened and crying. Thoughts and prayers to everyone most especially Bob's family and friends.
  4. ericafny

    ericafny <font color=purple>OK, I am a real Harry Potter ge

    Mar 6, 2005
    I am so saddened by this news. My thoughts and prayers to Diana and Brian, and to the rest of the podcast team as I know you all were very close to Bob. :grouphug:
  5. mjperry

    mjperry One little spark of inspiration is at the heart of

    Jun 27, 2007
    This is sad news to hear, I never have the opportunity to meet Bob, however feel like I knew him and almost like he is familey. My heart goes out to his familey and the podcast crew.
    In life sometimes our loss is heaves gain. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.
  6. 3DisneyKids

    3DisneyKids More Drink, Less Run...Since 2008

    Aug 13, 2005
    I am just so stunned...so unexpected (at least for those who are not close with him). I just listened to the e-mail show today...just shocked.

    Of course we will keep him, his family, and all of you in our prayers.
  7. elemusing

    elemusing <a href="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/index.

    Jan 22, 2001
    I am in utter shock. I am speechless.

    I can imagine what all of you there must be feeling. Diana, I am so sorry for your loss.

    We loved Bob so much on here. He touched so many lives through the podcast and most of us never even met him.

    As tears are falling on my computer I just say I am so sorry to everyone.

    When you all figure out what kind of memorial you are going to have, please let us know.

    Thank you,
  8. Minniemouse07

    Minniemouse07 DIS Veteran

    May 4, 2007
    I'm so sorry... prayers to you all. :grouphug:
  9. BillM99999

    BillM99999 Tag? TAG?!? We don't need no stinkin' TAG!!!

    Nov 6, 2007
    I don't have anything else to add beyond what everyone else has said. I also never met Bob, but still feel like I knew him. I'd hoped to run into him and the kawt someday in the parks. He, along with the rest of the crew, was a regular accompaniment to my time at the gym.

    My heartfelt sympathies to the entire crew and the entire Varley family. Truly a sad day for all of us, but a blessed day for Bob himself.
  10. Ariel70

    Ariel70 Earning My Ears

    Apr 28, 2007
    what? what? I am completely shocked.

    I can't believe that I am so saddened by the death of someone I have never met. I have tears streaming down my face.

    Through the podcast, Bob became my friend. I don't think I realized that until this very moment. His WDW enthusiasm was contagious.

    My condolences to the entire podcast team, Bob's wife and son and family, and all those touched by Bob.
  11. kymickeyfan717

    kymickeyfan717 Mouseketeer DIS Lifetime Sponsor

    Feb 19, 2004
    My thoughts and prayers go out to the Varley family and the entire podcast team....
  12. sailors_wfe

    sailors_wfe Mouseketeer

    Sep 16, 2005
    Such a sad day for all of us here on the DIS:sad: You are all in our thoughts and prayers today with such a loss:grouphug: I too never had the pleasure of meeting Bob, but I loved the things he added to the podcast and was looking forward to meeting him this week. I feel like I have lost a friend I never knew. Please keep everyone informed of the circumstances and where we can send memorials.
  13. Just People

    Just People Lurker

    Apr 3, 2008
    This is truly a shock. He seemed like such a sweet man. I'm just at a lost for words. My condolences to his family and the entire Unplugged crew.
  14. chisnpeke

    chisnpeke <font color=blue>Got the blues on purple tag night

    Jul 11, 2007
  15. aprincesswannabe

    aprincesswannabe Mouseketeer

    Jun 13, 2007
    What a shock to open the podcast discussion page and see this news. Bawb's enthusiasm and love of Disney will be missed by all of us.

    My thoughts are with all of you!
  16. Applemomma

    Applemomma DIS Veteran

    Dec 3, 2006
    Oh Bawb.....I can barely see to type, I'm crying so hard it's hard to see and feeling like I've lost a friend even though i never met him. I lost my uncle Friday but was never close to him and as I just told my husband I knew more about Bob then I did about my uncle because of all the weekly "time" I had spent with him. It makes me want to jump in my car and drive 36 hours to Florida to be with the Podcast team, Diana and Brian.

    I have no doubt the next few podcasts they do will be extremly difficult, especially the live one, but Bob is a force not to be held back by death alone and I'm sure Bobisms will appear for years.

    I know that when my time comes there are a select group of beings I want to meet me at the Pearly Gates and I am positive Walt Disney himself was there waiting for Bob to thank him for living the dream.

    Going to go cry myself to sleep now......
  17. Selket

    Selket <font color=blue>Yes I AM being whiney about not g

    Feb 28, 2000
    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.
  18. GBShorts

    GBShorts <font color=red>VMK Community Leader</font color><

    Jul 21, 2005
    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.

    :sad1: Hope you're up there on :cloud9: with Walt, Bob. We'll miss you!
  19. firsttimemom

    firsttimemom DIS Veteran

    May 10, 2001
    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.

  20. rkwells

    rkwells DIS Veteran

    Oct 23, 2006
    How very sad...Bob you will be missed!
  21. beachwarmer

    beachwarmer <font color=deeppink>Thanks very much for the extr

    May 12, 2000
    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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