Wally Burr had a stroke earlier this year

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  1. yakko

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    I saw this posted to Flint Dille's facebook feed. The Nostalgiaverse Podcast had been trying to set up an interview with G1 voice director Wally Burr and after a period of not hearing back they found out from his wife that he had a stroke earlier this year and can't talk or use his hands. His wife told them to spread the word among his fans. Here's their video talking about it:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tQ7hWeqbMo
     
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    Oh my an that's terrible :(  prayers out too him and his family, they must be all so stressed
     
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    Sad news. Wally Blurr has contributed a lot to Transformers through his work on the G1 cartoon.
     
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    Oh dear.
     
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    :(  Ugh, deeply sorry to hear that.
     
  7. yakko

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    I was lucky enough to see him at a couple Botcons. He had great stories and the voice actors credited him with a lot of the success that the shows he worked on had.
     
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    Oh no
     
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    Get well
     
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    I hope he pulls through.
     
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    Awwww, no. :( 

    He was really a great recording director. I hope he manages to recover.
     
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    So sad. Amazing that he's 92, the man was in his sixties before I was even at school and starting to enjoy Transformers.

    Best wishes to him and his family. :( 
     
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    Awww, sad news, love and good wishes Mr. Burr.
     
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    Wishing him a speedy recovery.
     
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    I'm really sorry to hear that. I had a chance to sit down with him and talk for a long while a few years ago, and it was a great experience.

    I wish Mr. Burr and his wife all the best, and hope that his condition improves soon. I'm sorry that he's not doing better.
     
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    Dear God. Well, I'm glad we got to hear of this so we can send him some good wishes.
     
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    Lord be with him. I hope his recovery is a swift one.
     
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    Sad to hear it. The voice work was one of the best parts of G1.
     
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