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a friend has passed on

socal, 6/12
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Old 06-15-2007, 05:51 AM
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Wait, what? Do you mean Hugh (SoCal Driver)?
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please tell me thats not true. Hugh? no.
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wait, what? i'm with CJ... could you elaborate a bit please?
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SoCal Driver was posting on 6/12, more info please.
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yeah... is this for real? I hope not.
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um... what?!?
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I sure hope that isn't true

Hugh is a wealth of kowledge for all on here and even though we disagree at times I would miss him around here .

Any additional info ???
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yes, socal driver

for real i'm sorry to say. i got an email from his son this am.
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No way. That's awful if true. . .
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Oh my... I am so sorry for his family and all others

he obviously has touched many's lives, as has here

My sincerest condolences

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wow. did you hear what happened?
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He wasn't all that old of a guy or anything - what happened?!?!
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My condolences to his family. He was a great asset to our community and he will be missed.

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my condolances. Hugh, you will be missed.
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Hugh,

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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This is awful. Hugh you will be truly missed. My condolences to his family. Rest in peace buddy.
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Hugh, thank you for your wealth of knowlege that you generously shared with all of us and for helping me out since my first few posts here. All of us will miss you dearly.

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