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Old 07-08-2013, 22:02   #1
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I'm sorry to share this

And I haven't confirmed. There is a message on Okie's FB that says he's gone.



"Rest in Peace Mark. The Brain tumor was a bit more aggressive than we thought. If any one know more details or has any good memories, Then now is a good time to post them. I am a cousin in Cali."

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Old 07-08-2013, 22:17   #2
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:17   #3
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WHAT!!!!! oh no

i mean damn
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:19   #4
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:40   #5
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I really hope this isn't true.

RIP, Mark.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:41   #6
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holy **** please tell me this is some sort of sick joke or something!
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:41   #7
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Please, THIS CAN'T BE !!!

I just PM'd with him a couple of days ago trying to get him to let me help him out.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:41   #8
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:42   #9
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:43   #10
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holy **** please tell me this is some sort of sick joke or something!
I checked this out as best I could. The person who posted this seems credible and is most definitely family.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:43   #11
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Oh no! Not the mayor! What a loss to GT and his community.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:43   #12
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Well if this is confirmed, it's confirmation only the good die young.

Salute, Okie.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:44   #13
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Damn, just damn.


Still hoping it's not true, but I'm afraid it is.


ETA: Now I'm seeing several confirming posts from his RL friends and family.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:44   #14
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:45   #16
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Wow....I didn't even know he was sick. Rip, Okie.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:45   #17
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Damn, just damn.


Still hoping it's not true, but I'm afraid it is.
Same. Brain tumor sure fits what we know, though.
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:48   #18
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My God. I dont want it to be true, but I cant see anyone making it up. Okie was always a bright spot here on GT, always positive, never negative to anyone. What a great man. A true gentle giant that loved people and wasnt afraid to show it.

In the words of our big old buddy "What a great big ol' crap sammich my friend."
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He posted recently that he had medical problems, hoping against hope it isnt true...
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Old 07-08-2013, 22:49   #20
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