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A very sad day -your thoughts and prayers are needed

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

  1. macheath

    macheath Got Dole Whip? No, really. Get me one and no one

    Apr 10, 2008
    no no no. I thought this must be a mistake. I am in tears to hear that is not.

    I don't post much, but I'm an avid podcast listener who loved listening to Bob each week. It's not going to be the same to not hear his voice.

    Diana, Brian and Team- you have my prayers.
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  3. JaxDisneyFans

    JaxDisneyFans In Florida, it's not rain, it's liquid sunshine.

    Mar 9, 2008
    I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. I am new to the dis boards and the podcasts, but so enjoyed Bawb. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
  4. kimbac3

    kimbac3 <img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/dis-sponsor/image

    Jul 29, 2003
    I'm in shock!! I too feel like a lost a friend. My prayers go out to his family and the entire podcast family.

    What a sad day:sad1:

  5. MODisFan

    MODisFan Mouseketeer

    Mar 13, 2008
    Words cannot express the sadness I feel from the passing of Bob. While I have only known Bob through the podcasts, he was an incredible person and I feel blessed to have had him touch my life in ways he will never know.

    To his family and friends, I am sorry for your loss. Find comfort in knowing that one day you will be reunited with him.

    God bless you all.

  6. tacbets

    tacbets Earning My Ears

    Feb 24, 2008
    Terrible, sad news. As so many others have said, I feel like I've lost a friend I've never met.

    My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
  7. Hedy

    Hedy <font color=blue>I'm <s>22</s> 27 and I still kind

    Mar 14, 2006
    My thoughts are with all of you at this time. :grouphug: :grouphug:
    ETA: I keep on thinking of Diana, and my heart is breaking. Diana and Brian, I'm so sorry.
  8. sam517

    sam517 <font color=deeppink>Just laughed the cat off my l

    Aug 29, 2005
    Such sad news. My prayers go out to his family and friends.
  9. YoYoAurora

    YoYoAurora Someday, my tags will come

    Feb 5, 2008
    Diana, Brian, the Varley Family and the DIS Crew,

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I didn't have the pleasure of meeting Bob in person, but I feel as if I know him through the podcast, the videos, and the boards. He is a great man, and will be sorely missed by all.

    To me, he was the unofficial WDW greeter and the spirit of the Parks. He shared his love of Disney, his family and friends, and the space program with us - what a gift, what a legacy!

    Thank you, Bob, for sharing! :hug:
  10. Praying Colonel

    Praying Colonel DIS Veteran

    Aug 16, 2004
    I am so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. Although I never knew him personally, he seemed to have a very genuine and friendly spirit that came through on all of the podcasts. My prayers go out to his family and friends. RIP.
  11. SteveInBrooklyn

    SteveInBrooklyn Ah, Florida! Beautiful weather, harsh penal system

    Feb 15, 2008
    A sad, sad day. My condolences to Bob's family and friends.
  12. New England Eeyore

    New England Eeyore <font color=purple>Bradley Whitford and Rob Lowe a

    Dec 20, 2004
    What a terrible shock. My thoughts and prayers go out to Bob's family and friends.
  13. CelticBelle

    CelticBelle <marquee behavior=alternate><font color=brown>I th

    Feb 23, 2007
    I am speechless:grouphug:
    My prayers go out to his family.
    He touched many peoples lives.

    I was going to search for him during my CP. Im sorry that I never got a chance to meet him.
  14. daneenm

    daneenm Just call me Pollyanna ...

    Apr 13, 2007
    Oh, I have no words. It is funny how you feel like you know someone from just listening to them on a PodCast. I have always thought he seemed like such a good person. What a loss!

    My thoughts go out to all of you and especially Diana and Brain and the rest of Bob's family. The world has lost a shining star.

    Sadly, I have had a bit of loss in my life lately and I am always comforted by this...

    "And He will raise you up on Eagle's Wings, bear you on the breath of dawn,
    Make you to shine like the sun, and hold you in the palm of His hand."

  15. DisnyMama

    DisnyMama <font color=blue>Can't keep my hands off of Pete's

    Dec 27, 2004
    Dear Diana, Pete, Kevin, John, Corey, Julie, Will, Alex and Regina,

    Both Luc and I miss Bob so much already. This is unreal. Our hearts go out to you all. God be with Bob and with you all during this very difficult time.

    I will never have another Dole Whip without thinking of Bob.:angel:

  16. drag n' fly

    drag n' fly Bucket list alert!!...Rode the Lilly Belle and din

    Jun 6, 2006
    "Friends are the pillars on your porch. Sometimes they hold you up, sometimes they lean on you, and sometimes it's just enough to know that they are standing by."

    My sympathies to Bob's family and all his very close friends at the DIS.

    I never had the pleasure to meet Bob but we have lost a very special Disney friend.:sad1:
  17. wishspirit

    wishspirit <font color=teal>When you wish upon a star!<br><fo

    Jun 8, 2005
    I honestly can't believe it, it seems silly to be crying over someone you've never met, but Bob was such a big part of the podcast and Dis and therefore such a big part of me. He struck me as one of those people who really understood the Disney spirit, which is such a big part of everyone on these boards. The podcast will never be the same.

    I wish to send my condolences to all Bob’s friends, family and anyone lucky enough to know him. It really is a sad day.
  18. Launchpad11B

    Launchpad11B <font color=blue>DW thinks he's a <i>Manly Man</i>

    Nov 11, 2007
    To sad for words.:sad1: You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
  19. firemanx

    firemanx DIS Veteran

    Aug 24, 2005
    Wow is all i can say. I feel like i lost a friend. If theres anything you guys need or that we could help with please let us know. Please let Bob's family know that our prayers are with them, and they go out to you guys also who knew him for so long, and lost a dear friend.
  20. SimonV

    SimonV Proud to have called Bob Varley 'friend'

    Aug 18, 1999
    I am stunned beyond words. Bob and Diana came to our wedding three years ago, even though it was very awkward timing for them, and were just delightful people to be around. The loss is just too hard for me to contemplate, so I can't imagine how Diana must feel, but my heart goes out to her and the rest of the family.
  21. cleo

    cleo <font color=blue>Egyptian Beauty Queen<br><font co

    Aug 28, 1999
    We hold Bob's memory and his family in our hearts and our prayers. We're just stunned by his passing.

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