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R.I.P. MID


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#1    Waspie_Dwarf

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:38 AM

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It is with a heavy heart that I have to report that long time UM member MID passed away on Monday 7th January. He died peacefully, surrounded by his family.

Through this site, even though we were separated by the Atlantic Ocean, I became friends with him. I will miss him.

I am sure I speak for the whole UM community when I say that our thoughts are with his family at this sad time.

Edited by Waspie_Dwarf, 15 January 2013 - 05:33 AM.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:39 AM

Another one??? What's going on :(

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:48 AM

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View PostRockabyeBillie, on 15 January 2013 - 02:39 AM, said:

Another one??? What's going on :(

The natural order of life is what's going on.

Live each day as if it were your last. Always forgive your friends and family for life's minor disagreements. Be grateful for everyone you have, we are each others greatest gifts.

I will miss MID more than I can express with mere words.

"Ignorance is ignorance. It is a state of mind, not an opinion." ~MID~

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:50 AM

Oh Gosh, how sad. May he rest in peace and may his family be proud of him as a family man and his contributions to UM and I'm sure many other places/people.


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:51 AM

RIP MID may your family and friends find comfort and strength at this difficult time.

"I warn you, whoever you are, oh you who wish to probe the arcanes of nature, if you do not find within yourself that which you seek, neither shall you find it outside.
If you ignore the excellencies of your own house, how do you intend to find other excellencies?
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Posted 15 January 2013 - 02:56 AM

I didn't know MID but I offer heart felt condolences to Waspie_Dwarf, Lilly, friends and family.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:12 AM

We can only know that our lives were made better with this man in our presence ,I will Indeed miss my Friend ANd I know where to Look at Night to See His Wonders ! Remember MID stood for All that was Good in our world.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:16 AM

was a solid person. was only able to chat with him for a short time but i enjoyed reading his posts and having short exchanges with him on this forum. RIP Sir.

Edited by Iron_Lotus, 15 January 2013 - 03:16 AM.

"Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul."

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:21 AM

I am very saddened to learn of MID's passing. He was always a very valuable resource and never refrained from an opportunity to share his vast knowledge and experience. May he rest in peace.

My thoughts are with his family at this difficult time.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:23 AM

Rest in peace MID. My sincere condolences to his family.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:52 AM

MID was one of my favorite people here at UM (the best teacher ever) when it came to everything.

I just cant believe it.


Sad indeed.

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Posted 15 January 2013 - 03:59 AM

:cry: :cry: :cry:  So sad. RIP, MID.


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:22 AM

So sad to hear. My deepest condolences to his family and friends.

I had several conversations with MID on the forum and in messages over the years about various space related topics. His knowledge and passion for the space program was amazing. I will miss him.

Rest in peace my friend.


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:53 AM

I'm stunned and immensely saddened to hear of MID's passing.  My sincere condolences to his family and friends.  Rest in peace, MID.  You will be missed.


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Posted 15 January 2013 - 04:57 AM

R.I.P. MID. HE WILL BE MISSED





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