Rest In Peace, Sokar

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  1. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    Yesterday, March 28, 2013 Sokar lost his battle with Pancreatic cancer. :sorrow:

    It's probably a shock to most of you...I think he only told 3 or 4 of us about it as he wanted nothing to change here when he was well enough to visit WF.

    Yes, he was a pain in the ass, but he was a fighter and never gave up, right until the end. He was more concerned with his family he was leaving behind than the medical horrors he had to endure in the end.

    And despite how heated things got around here, WF, too was one of his families and he really did care a lot about this place. While he was still well enough, it was a welcome distraction from what he was going through.

    He didn't want a lot of fuss about all this and really still doesn't. However, if anyone is inclined, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 2607 Commons Blvd, Augusta, GA 30909.

    I know Sokar has been a...big personality and a controversial one but please keep this thread civil and respectful. If you can't...please just leave the thread without comment.

    Thank you.
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  2. shootER

    shootER Insubordinate...and churlish Administrator

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  3. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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  5. Tamar Garish

    Tamar Garish Wanna Snuggle? Deceased Member

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    Sokar passed away from metastatized (sp?) Pancreatic cancer. No joke...I would never make a post like this unless it was true.

    Those of you who know who he is can easily verify it. :(
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    Dan Leach Climbing Staff Member Moderator

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    Shit :(
    RIP man
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  7. Paladin

    Paladin Overjoyed

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    Aw, no.

    :(


    RIP, Sokar.
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  8. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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  10. ed629

    ed629 Morally Inept Banned

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    Damn, that sucks. You may have disagreements with others on here, but in the end you still care and feel the loss.
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  11. garamet

    garamet "The whole world is watching."

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    Damn. I agreed with him on a lot of things. Shit, I hope he had people who loved him around him at the end. Don't know that it would have helped anything to know, but it would have been nice to have told him how we felt.
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  14. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    Wow. I live right down the road from him. He offered to meet up and go out and have a beer, but I never got back with him, because......I'm pretty fucked up mentally. We even went to the same grocery store sometimes, and when I said I wanted to bone that exotic looking brunette who never makes eye contact he knew exactly who I meant.

    Anyway, I will donate some money to that cancer society...damn, cancer can take out any of us.
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  15. gul

    gul Revolting Beer Drinker Administrator Formerly Important

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    Purple haze all in my eyes
    don't know if it's day or night
    you've got me blowin', blowin' my mind
    is it tomorrow or just the end of time

    [yt=Hanging with Jimi]4913gaj0_4w[/yt]
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  16. Tex

    Tex Forge or die. Administrator Formerly Important

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    43 is way too young to go. Cancer is scary. Any time I'm asked to donate towards a legitimate cancer charity I always pitch in. This time will be no different.

    RIP Sokar, if there is an afterlife go rock that mother fucker. :sokar:
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  17. Tamar Garish

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    He did...his kids and friends rallied around him and he had lots of RL friends. He was involved in some community type things and many people appreciated him.

    I don't think he wanted any of his time here to be an emotional review of him dying everyday...he wanted what he loved about WF the way it was until the end.

    I think we all know that which is the most special part of WF...no matter how wild, angry and crazy we get in the Red Room, we still generally care about each other when it becomes real. It's a dichotomy you hardly ever see work, yet somehow it does at WF.
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  18. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    Yes! He was a big Hendrix fan, that's for sure. This really makes me stop and think - I don't have forever. I see all these elderly people guys where I work still kicking ass and taking names, and don't think about how really fortunate it is to be in that position....or in any position healthy and drawing breath. And that I can't assume I will be elderly and going strong. I may not have tomorrow. Do any of us? :thinking:

    This shit ain't right.
  19. TheLonelySquire

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    That's just too sad. My thoughts and prayers to his family and friends. All of us should enjoy every moment of every day we have. Live in the moment. I hope he made the most of his time.
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  20. Bickendan

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    Well, shit.

    I don't know what to say. :(
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  21. NeonMosfet

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    Good Night Sokar
    We'll leave the starlight on
    Rest in Peace
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  22. evenflow

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    Via con dios, Sokar, may you find some peace.











    Can I have my rep points back? :flow:
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  23. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    I won't lie and say I'm sad to hear he won't be back, but it does suck that it had to be cancer/him dying that caused it.
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  24. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    Wow, I had no idea! :(


    Sokar
    , wherever you are, may it be where you are at peace and rest.
    My sincere condolences to his friends and family.
  25. Parallaxis

    Parallaxis Reformed Troll - Mostly

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    That sucks.
    I don't remember too many personal interactions with Sokar, but he was a fellow old school TKer. He was class in my book.
  26. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 light & lethal

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    43? I was just getting my second wind at 43.
    Way, way too young.
  27. Tex

    Tex Forge or die. Administrator Formerly Important

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    This isn't the place to tell us what you really think. Someone in his family could open his laptop and might not want to see a comment like that in his RIP thread.
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  28. Tex

    Tex Forge or die. Administrator Formerly Important

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    Give him his 3 black pips.
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  29. Amaris

    Amaris Fuzzy Logic Generator

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    Stuff like this reminds me how much I consider you folks to be part of my extended family.
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  30. Liet

    Liet Dr. of Horribleness, Ph.D.

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    Someone in his family could open his laptop and be spectacularly comforted in the knowledge that the rest of the world acknowledged the fact that Sokar was an irredeemably sociopathic piece of shit. I choose to give Sokar the benefit of the doubt and assume that his family isn't as bad as he was.

    Besides, if anyone other than the police opens up Sokar's laptop then the sky is purple and baba will win the next Oscar for Best Actress.
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