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Thread: All hands, please read. Ickie.

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    Senior Administrator PRB's Avatar
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    All hands, please read. Ickie.

    With heavy hearts, we have very sad news to report. We have received confirmation from his family that Ron ("Ickie") Larson passed away on December 23. We had hoped that two apparent logins since his last post on December 22nd were a sign that he was still out there, but in truth hope dimmed as time passed without hearing from him directly. Ron has been a constant companion to us all for many years as he worked tirelessly to keep the sim-outhouse up and running. He pretty much dedicated the last years of his life to our web site and watering hole here. RIP Ron. We will miss you.
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    RIP, Ickie. . . thanks for all the help.
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    Sad news indeed. My sincere condolences to his family both real life and here.
    He will be missed.

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    Clear skies and tailwinds, fly well on high Ron.

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    So sad. He will be truly missed.
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    Very sorry to hear that. At the very least, now his pain and suffering are over. A decision made by a higher power than we humans, I'm sure. Rest in Peace, Ron.

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    Thanks for making the general announcement, RIP, Ron "Ickie" Larson.

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    Ron you will be sorely missed! Rest in Peace
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    Very sad news . Will be sorely missed . He has been the backbone here at SOH and held it together year in and year out .

    RIP Ron ,


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    Very sorry to hear this. Thoughts and prayers. RIP Ron.

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    Stallings just posted over at the Quarter Moon Saloon about Ickie's passing. Talk about a bummer.

    That guy put untold hours into this site to keep the place going - literally the backbone of the community built here.

    I hope he's found peace and rest for his was not an easy life.

    Thanks for everything you did for us Ickie, may you rest in peace.

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    Sad indeed. RIP. You will be missed, sir.

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    Gone but certainly not forgotten

    Rest from your labors knowing your labors will continue.

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    All hands, please read. Ickie.

    Thank You Ron for all the help over the years. We will all miss you.

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    Very sad news!

    Condolences to his family.

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    I've known Ron for over a decade of the kindest individuals that I've known....

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    Too sad for words. RIP Ron!
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    My condolences and sympathy to Ron's family and friends.

    It can be said that the measure of a man is his character under pressure. I think we all witnessed courage and a sense of humor from Ron as first learned of his cancer, and in the way he dealt with the reality of it.

    My hat is off to the gentleman.

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    Just tragic. A big part of the character of SOH has moved on. RIP, Ron.

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    RIP Ickie. You will have free and clear skies forever. Thank you for all that you did for the community here.

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    Sad news to hear. RIP Ickie. Condolences to his family, friends and the entire extended SOH family too!
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    Very sad to hear this news.

    My condolences to all his friends and family.

    If any of us didn't really appreciate how wonderful SOH was thanks to Ron's tireless efforts in keeping it going, I'm sure, we will now!



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    That is very sad news.

    R.I.P Icky. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
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    Really sad news. Rest in peace Ron.

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    Senior Administrator Willy's Avatar
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    All I can for now is that Ron has been an old friend for years. He'll be sorely missed.
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