~IN MEMORY OF B CAMP~

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~IN MEMORY OF B CAMP~

Post by cindy » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:09 pm

I received a call tonight from Bill's wife, sadly our forum friend, Bill (B CAmp) passed away on Wednesday, September 21st.

Bill had COPD, his wife said he had an xray done in July, it was clean and they were hopeful. He had a follow up xray in early September, and the news was not good, he had many tumors in his lungs, the diagnosis was cancer. Bill passed shortly after the diagnosis.

I met Bill briefly and just learned of his passing today. May we all remember his kindness, his helpful advice and his love for his finches and parrots.

I asked his wife if she would like to leave an address for cards or letter. She asked only that we remember him on the forum.

We will miss you B Camp.
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Post by Pukasand » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:18 pm

:( Oh my. I knew Bill was ill, but didnt realize it was so serious.
My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.
He'll hold a special spot in our hearts. May he rest in peace. [-o<
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Post by lovemyfinch » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:21 pm

Please send our deepest sympathies to the family [-o< He will be in my thoughts and prayers , and in honour of a beautiful person my next baby will be named after him.
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Post by MRobinson » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:26 pm

So sad....I will say a few words in prayer for his family to help see them through this time of mourning.
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Post by dfcauley » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:31 pm

I am so sorry to hear of this. He was a very kind and helpful person to all of us here on the forum. He will be greatly missed. :cry:
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Post by nelloyello11 » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:33 pm

I'm very sad to hear this. While I have not been on the forum too long, I did learn a thing or two from him. His wealth of knowledge and willingness to share it, will be missed by novice finchers like myself. Cindy, if you speak with his wife again, please pass along my sympathies.
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Post by cindy » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:36 pm

I will, I plan on calling her. His funeral is on Saturday. I would like to send her a copy of the thread and everyones' kind words.

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Post by L in Ontario » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:42 pm

I too just learned of Bill's passing as well by way of a personal email. I was surprised and extremely saddened to read it.

His passion for his birds and tropical flowers were surpassed by none. We miss you so much Bill - God bless you.
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Post by cindy » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:47 pm

Liz...he loved plants....he had quiet a garden in front of his home.

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Post by L in Ontario » Mon Sep 26, 2011 6:54 pm

I know Cindy, he and I swapped cuttings a couple of years ago. :) He was a generous man. Unfortunately neither of our cuttings survived but it was fun to try.
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Post by cindy » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:08 pm

He had little paths to go through to get to the house and cages built in the garden for some of his birds. He will certainly be missed here.

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Post by Hilary » Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:32 pm

That is indeed sad news. Bill has been a member of this forum family for close to four years, and will be greatly missed.
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Post by nixity » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:38 pm

OMG :( This brought tears to my eyes.. Bill used to order from me all the time and was always so pleasant to deal with.
I can't believe this :( :( :(
Prayers for his family during this time :( [-o<

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Post by Sally » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:12 pm

Such sad news to hear. Bill was always so quick to offer his help and advice. He will certainly be missed on this forum. Please offer my deepest sympathies to his family.
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Post by Queen_Bee » Mon Sep 26, 2011 10:33 pm

Very sad news. Condolences to his family and friends.
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