Peter Spellos- voice of SkyByte- is battling pancreatic cancer

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  1. Paladin

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    Hey guys I came across this sad news on Breakfast anytime facebook page. For those of you who don't know Peter Spellos (RID 2001 Sky-Byte) started and has lead this improv group in Indianapolis.

    To the sad news, Peter is battling stage 3 cancer.
    Guys please share great memories with Peter on Facebook and let's help keep his spirits up and help him through his battle.

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    Aww man. Sky Byte is one of my favorite characters from all of the RID I've seen in my childhood. I know he can do this, I know he can overcome it!
     
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    Damn. Pancreatic cancer is a rough battle. My heart goes out to him and his family.

    RID was my entry point into the series and the moment I saw a truck man engaging in slapstick with a flying cyborg shark the course of my life was changed forever. His performance as Sky-Byte, more than any other character in the show, is responsible for perhaps the single most formative aspect of my childhood, shaping my interest in robots, to sci-fi in general, to science in general, which eventually lead me to my choice of career today. All because of the funny shark man I saw by chance on TV some 5 am of a long forgotten Saturday morning.

    Fuck cancer.
     
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    Sad news indeed. I hope the best for Mr. Spellos.
     
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    Iv been there i hope he will be ok. I love RID i have his toy. I hope RID gets a dvd one day.
     
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    :( 

    All the best and get better. We are all rooting for you.
     
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    Damn, Cancer is already terrible but Pancreatic Cancer might be one of the worst.

    My prayers go to all of them.
     
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    Well shit, that is unfortunate. Best of wishes to him and his family
     
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    Can only sympathize given this is same type of cancer that's claimed family members of mine, will definitely send some money his way.
     
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    I wish the best of luck to him and hope he gets enough funds for treatment, support, etc. As a friendly reminder, if you want to mention you gave money to this fundraiser here, set your donation on GoFundMe as Anonymous so you don't accidentally reveal your real name. Safety is important.
     
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    Glad TFW posted this to the front page to give it some more visibility. Will donate once payday comes this Friday.
     
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    Cripes--my favorite comic writer (as well as scripter for the Transformers, G.I. Joe, and Centurions cartoons), Gerry Conway, recently revealed he'd been battling the same thing last year.
     
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    Skybite 2001 was always my favorite as a kid. It saddens me deeply to know that the legened is leaving us so soon. 

    TILL ALL ARE ONE!!!!!!!
     
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    Oh my gosh this is awful! I've had a few friends that have met him and they've had great things to say, not to mention how his performance as SkyByte was enough to make him pretty much everyone's favorite part of RiD01

    Hoping for the best for the guy!
     
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    My condolences to him
     
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    This is awful, I really really hope he pulls through. Poor guy, so sorry he's having a rough time
     
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    Hope he gets better...Till all are one!
     
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