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Centurion
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In accordance with Frank's wishes, he wanted someone to write a thank you to all the people he spoke with here. He always enjoyed your conversations.
For those who knew him, he passed Sunday morning after fighting a battle with leukemia and was interred in Okinawa.

Rie

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Frank = Centurion?

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Thank you for telling us; he was a valued member of the community.

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I think so Icarus.

When I saw this thread I thought "Oh, cool, Centurion is back!"

[Frown]

[ October 22, 2004, 10:51 AM: Message edited by: Noemon ]

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[Frown]

Thank you for telling us. He was a valued part of Hatrack.

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Me too. I was going to post something like, "I'm not sure who Frank was, but I'm absolutely thrilled to see you posting here again, Centurion!"

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Thank you for letting us know, Rie. We will miss him.
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Yeah, I started to write almost exactly the same thing, Icarus, and then realized who Frank must be.
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Thank you for telling us. You have our sympathies and prayers.

He will be missed.

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[Frown]
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Oh, wow. [Frown] Thank you for letting us know, Rie. Frank -- as Centurion -- was well-liked and much-admired here, and we all had a great deal of respect for him. My condolences, despite being filtered as they are by distance and anonymity, go out to you.

[ October 22, 2004, 11:52 AM: Message edited by: TomDavidson ]

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I'm so sorry to learn of your loss, Rie. He will be remembered and greatly missed. [Frown]
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Our deepest condolences. [Frown]
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Thanks for letting us know! [Frown] I hadn't realized he'd been battling leukemia.

I hope he is at peace and that his friends and family will find comfort in this dark time.

[ October 22, 2004, 12:32 PM: Message edited by: ludosti ]

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[Frown] My condolences.

How little you know about people... I think a fitting eulogy would be to make this a permanent Landmark Thread if possible.

AJ

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OH, that is so sad and upsetting. [Frown]

My condolences to all his family and friends. I didn't know him well, and I wish I had gotten to know him when I had the opportunity. [Frown]

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[Frown] Thank you for passing on his words.
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Man, I really liked that guy. Frank was a class act. The world is a poorer place without him in it.
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I'm sorry.

Thanks for letting us know.

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[Frown] My sincere condolences go out to his family. Thanks for passing the message along Rie. It was sweet of him to remember his time on this forum. We will certainly remember him.
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(((( I don't even know who to hug! )))

(((old-time Hatrackers)))

Perhaps Centurion was mostly before my time here, but it is still so sad to know we have had the passing of a Hatracker.......

Farmgirl

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[Frown]

I'm so sorry. I was also very excited at the thought that he might be back.

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Rie,
I wish I could express the sorrow I feel,just knowing you are bearing a loss so profund. May it comfort you to know that others care...
With my deepest sympathy

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[Frown]
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[Frown]
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I'm very sorry to hear that Centurion passed away.
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I tried to see if I could pull up an obit from the Okinawa Times online, but couldn't get my browser to translate......

Wish I had known more about him.
[Frown]

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You can read some of his posts from last winter...and maybe you can get a glimpse of his funny/caring/down to earth personality.
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Centurion used to hang out in Parachat a lot, back when Parachat wasn't dead. (When Ralphie ruled it with a leather fist, and aretee was her handmaiden.) He was always a genial presence there, except for one time when a youngish male regular made a comment that was uncomfortably explicit. Centurion let him have it: he was a gentleman, and he expected the same of everyone.

Rie--are you a relative? A friend? If so, I'm sorry for your loss. He must have been quite a special person to know in real life. He was always a class act here. We were enriched by the little bit of time he spent here, and we will miss him too.

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Rie - Centurion was extremely kind to me when my sister died last year. He had very nice thoughts, and was the last person to post an inquiry on how things were going.

I'm extremely sorry for your loss. His personality as reflected on Hatrack was fabulous, and he was missed even before we knew why he was gone. Thank you for letting us know. Give yourself and all those close to you a hug for me, a total stranger who adored him. [Smile]

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[Frown]
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[Frown] Condolences to you and the rest of Frank's family and friends.
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[Frown]
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[Frown]

wow. Thank you so much for telling us.

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A brief Centurion retrospective. God speed, Centurion! [Hat]

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<“Centurion”> One who is in command of a century. I got the name from a friend who says I still act like a stiff-necked Marine.

I'm not real hugable. A flaw on my part. And a girl just gave me a fat lip. I'm having a good day.

My hobbit name is Till Moss of Lake-by-Downs. My elven name is Elessar Nolatari.

…see if you can buy anything without a certain sense of your own materialistic needs.

Maybe. I just hope that they're not sacrificed for ethics.

People know that I normally travel armed. … Leave a live round under the sofa cushions, or put a hole in the screen in their bathroom and a shell casing on the floor by the toilet. For some reason that seems to have friends and family calling my machine for weeks.

I've never looked at any one's infra-red laser (IRL) without their permission.

As an itinerant lurker, I was here some time before I posted anything. However, I never thought of myself as a n00bie. As always, I recon the area before I let others know of my presence. I've posted relatively few times, but I'm sure I've ticked a number of you old-timers off on more than one occasion. Some intentional, some not. I am admittedly fairly outspoken. That said, I will have to choose path number 2. I was raised in a family that did hunt, and I've always been somewhat good at it. Later in the Corps, and other military activities, I learned to use scopes and other fun things. (Slightly nervous about the metal in Leto's body, but that's his fault anyway.)

Does worrying about one's newbie status confirm one's place as a newbie?

Come see, me, or I will start yelling obscenities at the TV?

I understand how hard it is to tell someone to turn off the machines and I wish that any poor words of mine would make you feel better.

Come on, Mack! You know, as well as I, that not being dead means more than breathing in and out. If you want to remain 'not dead,' go forth and live.

<I blame Mack for>Hair styles of the 60's Disco from the 70's I will accept full blame for the 80's However, none of this compares to the horror and atrocity(?) that comprises the entity known as the Olson Twins! {How can you even sleep at night?}

I guess that makes me really old and retired at 41.

Still naughty. Still loving it.

What's with all the sheets?

I made it home. And, yes, Dorothy was right, there really is no place like home.


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oi [Frown]
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Come on, Mack! You know, as well as I, that not being dead means more than breathing in and out. If you want to remain 'not dead,' go forth and live.

quote:
I made it home. And, yes, Dorothy was right, there really is no place like home.

[Frown]
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[Frown] I never really knew him, but I'm sorry to hear he passed away. Where is he going to be buried? If possible, I'd like to go with Bernard and pay my respects.
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I think they said Okinowa (soryy, I can't spell even when it isn't 3:32 am here..lol..).

My deepest condolences.

Kwea

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[Frown]

Thank you for telling us. He will be missed.

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Oh my. I remember having seen Centurion's posts... I'm so glad that he remembered us here... [Frown]

Bye Centurion. Sorry for your loss, Rie. [Frown]

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Perhaps Centurion was mostly before my time here, but it is still so sad to know we have had the passing of a Hatracker.......

Ditto on that....

[Cry]

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Thank you for remembering us Frank. We will certainly remember you. [Frown]
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I am so sorry.

(Bob, your tribute was lovely.)

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I wish I had gotten to know him better. Strange to feel the loss of someone so sharply that you hardly knew. If you should read this, Rie, I am sorry for your loss. And for ours.
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[Cry]
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Frank will be missed.

I am deeply sorry for your loss, Rie.

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