Optimus_Scourge 11/15/76-9/28/11

Discussion in 'Transformers News and Rumors' started by alphie, Sep 29, 2011.

  1. Coolhand

    Coolhand Spiff's Stunt Double

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    Very sad news. I never met him but I recognised his name instantly from his posts on the boards. My deepest condolences to his family and friends at this difficult time.
     
  2. Optimus1138

    Optimus1138 Minecraft Addict

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    My prayers are with his family.
     
  3. Shizuka

    Shizuka Optimus Prime's scriptor

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    I can't say that I knew him but if that much could be said about him he must of been a hell of a guy which is rare since many people are quick to be hostile to people these days.

    This is the first time a loss as actually hit me hard and I didn't even know him

    r.i.p
     
  4. Transquito

    Transquito Reach For The Light

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    Rip :( 

    My condolences to his family and friends.
     
  5. Mechabreaker

    Mechabreaker Dead horse beater

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    I didn't know him, and somehow, I feel a hole in my heart due to his loss. R.I.P. Optimus Scourge, may his spark join the matrix.
     
  6. JoeHavok

    JoeHavok Well-Known Member

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    I never met the man or spoke with him, but my best wishes go out to his wife, and kids. He seemed like a good man, and a role model. My hope is that we can pull together in this community to offer what support we can to his family.

    My next paycheck I will be donating what I can to his wife's paypal to help with any expenses. RIP OPTIMUS SCOURGE
     
  7. a person

    a person Is not amused.

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    I didn't know Gary, but when browsing threads, if I saw his name beside a post I'd stop scrolling down the page just to read what he said. He came across as a very genuine, passionate and likable person.

    I'll always remember that picture of him with Peter Cullen. My condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed by many.
     
  8. Lord_Starscream

    Lord_Starscream Well-Known Member

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    My condolences to his friends and family. I never had the honour of meeting him, but always enjoyed his posts on the boards.
     
  9. Sol Fury

    Sol Fury The British Butcher Administrator News Staff

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    My condolences to Gary and family. His loss lessens all of us who are left behind.
     
  10. ORIO

    ORIO Plant-Based Bot Super Mod News Staff

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    Unfortunatley, I never got the chance to meet him as well. I know him through posts on TFW. I'm sorry for your loss Arcee and I'm sorry for everyone's loss that had the pleasure to know him.

    Being 30 with a wife, a stepdaugher and an infant son I can defintitely tell you I will be looking into life insurance this week. I can't image my family being in that situation.

    I have sent some money to the paypal addy, it's not much, but I hope it helps

    RIP Optimus Scourge!
     
  11. miasboytoy

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    RIP 34 is way too young as i am the same age. My condolences to his family.
     
  12. Mechabreaker

    Mechabreaker Dead horse beater

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    Where can I donate to help his family?
     
  13. Star Sabre James

    Star Sabre James The JUICE TFW2005 Supporter

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    There's a paypal set up to help pay for final expenses.

    rip.garydclark@yahoo.com
     
  14. khopson

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    I made a donation last night. Given how many members there are here (not saying all will or have to donate), a little bit by many will certainly go a long way. I never met Gary (in person or even through this site), but it seemed like the right thing to do. I can't imagine what his wife and children are going through.
     
  15. Mechabreaker

    Mechabreaker Dead horse beater

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    Thank you
     
  16. Arcee

    Arcee Optimus Scourge Forever TFW2005 Supporter

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    Thank you everyone for the continued support. Today has been nothing but a rollarcoaster and I don't know what is keeping me going. I am so confused with a million things coming at me and being given conflicting info I don't know what is the truth anymore. Again I must stress to MAKE A WILL and HAVE LIFE INSURANCE to anyone reading this. You have no idea what is going through my head right now. This is especially true to anyone who has a blended family. It would have made my situation so much easier and give me piece of mind right now. It may cost a bit to get this done but it will be PRICELESS in the event you pass away suddenly. Again thank you everyone, I wish Gary could have seen how loved he really was.
     
  17. Omnus

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    I didn't know Gary/Optimus Scourge at all (I'm not the most sociable type), so I can leave no words describing a good experience I had with him. After reading everything that has been said about him, though, I feel that I and anyone else on the boards who didn't interact with him are that much poorer for not having done so before his passing.

    Pretty much exactly what I was thinking as I read through this thread. My birthday is coming up on Tuesday and I had budgeted money to buy myself a hard-to-find figure that I wanted. I think that not totally insubstantial sum would be put to better use by donating it.

    My condolences to Gary's family and close friends in this difficult time. To Gary himself: Rest In Peace.
     
  18. meirelle

    meirelle Sea of Shelfwarmers

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    It's always tragic when one so young dies. I never knew him, but I lost my 23-year-old brother in January, so I know something of what his family is going through right now.

    RIP, Gary. May you always be in our memories.
     
  19. Enigma2K2

    Enigma2K2 Robot In Disguise TFW2005 Supporter

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    Great... perfect way to top off the tri-fecta of fucked up that is my current life... I just listened to his guest spot on WTF@TFW not too long ago!!

    RIP...
     
  20. Chaos Prime

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    I never knew him, but my thoughts go out to his family.