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

  1. crazydisneyman

    crazydisneyman <font color=blue><marquee>My "Muddy Buddy manly si

    Dec 29, 2007
    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.

    Chris Walthers
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  3. Mickey Fliers

    Mickey Fliers (Not so)Tagless<br><font color=blue>"Sometimes you

    Sep 18, 2004
    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.
  4. deva

    deva DIS Veteran

    May 31, 2000
    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.
  5. UP Disney

    UP Disney Now known as Disney Yooper

    Dec 26, 2005
    Diana, Brian, Bob's family & friends are all in my prayers. He will be missed by many!

  6. TSWJan78

    TSWJan78 DIS Veteran Approved Advertiser

    May 29, 2002
    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

    Here is the link to Bob’s Dreams profile… http://www.wdwinfo.com/disteam/wilderness.htm
  7. teruterubouzu

    teruterubouzu DIS Veteran

    Apr 8, 2007
    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.
  8. iluvwesties

    iluvwesties <font color=green>Always planning the "Next" trip!

    Nov 1, 2004
    My heart is heavy with sadness............ It's a sad day for us all :sad:

    Condolences to his family :grouphug: Our thoughts are with you

    We'll miss you Bawb :sad1:
  9. LilGMom

    LilGMom <font color=red>It makes me want to Kiss on the li

    Feb 6, 2006

    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.
  10. crazydisneyman

    crazydisneyman <font color=blue><marquee>My "Muddy Buddy manly si

    Dec 29, 2007
    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!

    We will miss you!
  11. fightinfire21

    fightinfire21 Mouseketeer

    Apr 5, 2005
    I am SHOCKED to hear this!!! The Podcast will never be the same again:sad1:

    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.

    RIP Bob:sad1:
  12. pikafreaks

    pikafreaks Mouseketeer

    May 8, 2007
    I dont know what to say.. I'm very sorry to everyone.
  13. willis37862

    willis37862 <font color=navy>Captain Jack is still my fave JD

    Jul 13, 2005
    Oh I just can't believe it :sad1: He will be missed so much. We never had the chance to meet him in person but I feel like I lost a dear friend.

    Our thoughts and prayers will be with Bob's family and all his dear friends who will miss him greatly. :sad1:
  14. LovesThumper

    LovesThumper Mouseketeer

    Jul 4, 2000
    Along with all of the other disers please know my thoughts and prayers are with the Varley family and the podcast team. I just happened to watch today the video clip of Bawb snoring in his chair in his office while the crew talked about his ability to take those "power" naps. I was laughing out loud. He will be missed. But how wonderful to be so loved by folks who had never met him.
  15. Tinkerbelle's Mom

    Tinkerbelle's Mom <font color=purple>Will clean houses for tags!<br>

    Jan 8, 2007
    I'm so sorry to hear this. I will keep his family and friends in my prayers.
  16. dwelty

    dwelty "God Bless 'em, let 'em pee"-Roy Disney

    Aug 25, 2006
    I will miss Bob's good natured banter with the rest of the Podcast team. The show will not be the same without him. We will keep you all in our prayers.
  17. abeyst

    abeyst DIS Veteran

    Jan 7, 2002
    I'm so deeply sorry. My thoughts and prayers are with all of Bob's 'Families'.
  18. DLBDS

    DLBDS Loves that Sweetened Condensed Milk

    Jun 21, 2005
    Words can not express....

    I'm gonna really miss ya, Bob. You're THE BEST!

  19. cdfl30

    cdfl30 "It's kind of fun to do the impossible" ~ Walt Dis

    Jan 29, 2008
    I am so saddened by this news :(

    My thoughts and prayers are with his family and loved ones.
  20. 3happydancers

    3happydancers DIS Veteran

    Apr 4, 2008
    I am so new to the boards that I don't really know Bob, but my heart and prayers go out to his family and friends.:sad1:
  21. Prose

    Prose DIS Veteran

    Feb 25, 2007
    Oh my! Our thoughts and prayers go out to all the podcast team and Bob's family. He gave so many smiles to podcast listeners around the world.

    Please let us know if he had a favorite charity or cause where we can send donations in his honor....

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