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Old 08-10-2009, 07:07 PM   #81
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Laura,

I'm very sorry to hear of your loss.
I was fortunate enough to have been able to meet Kevin and a few others at the map room when I was in Chicago for business.

After spending an evening with him, I can honestly say that he loved his family and life very much. His loss is felt by all of us (regardless of knowing him personally or through the connect that we all share here on HBT) because he was in my estimation a very kind and caring person. I feel very fortunate to have had the opportunity to share a few beers and a lot of humor. You and your family will be in my prayers.

 
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Old 08-10-2009, 07:28 PM   #82
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Laura,

I am so sorry to hear this terrible news. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers. May God bless you and your family in this time of need.
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Old 08-10-2009, 07:34 PM   #83
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We, the HBT community have begun a collection to show our support in this time of loss. Anyone who wishes to be a part of this should follow the link below;

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f19/gree...ations-131666/

And Laura,

If you are reading this please PM TxBrew so that he may verify contact information.

 
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:00 PM   #84
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Wow, there aren't words...

I will be proud to brew a beer in his honor, it's the best way I can think of to honor a fellow brewer.
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:15 PM   #85
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I am so very sad to hear of your family's loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.

 
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Old 08-10-2009, 08:27 PM   #86
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Very sad news. My sincerest condolences to you, his children and other family and friends. Times like this make you happy to be part of a community like this. I will drink one in his honor you can be sure.
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Old 08-10-2009, 10:43 PM   #87
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Condolences! We are very sorry and share in your loss!
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Old 08-10-2009, 11:53 PM   #88
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Laura,

I also had the pleasure of meeting and having a beer with Kevin. He was just as helpful and friendly in person as he was on the forum. My condolences to you and your family, he will be missed.

 
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Old 08-11-2009, 12:47 AM   #89
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I am so sorry for your loss, if there is anything we can do please let us know.
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Old 08-11-2009, 02:51 AM   #90
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Laura, I feel a special loss. Kevin was to say the least...persistent with his quest to brew better beer. That quest included his gentle, diligent prodding for me to accept beer from him to sample and offer feedback. I didn't know Kevin at the time and consuming a homemade beverage from a stranger can carry some risk. Eventually I agreed and am glad I did. Over the course of a few months, he continued to send me his latest attempts and I can say with all candor that he became an excellent brewer.

From what I know of our conversations, I believe Kevin loved life and loved his family. For you and your children, I offer my sincerest condolences.

God bless.

 
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