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Postby Dion » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:33 pm

It is with deep regret, that I need to inform you all that one of our own, Richard Bailey died this morning, peacefully in his sleep after a battle with cancer. Richard was one of the first members of the shed and we got on from first contact, I have always been in regular contact with him. I'm going to copy and paste the same tribute here I posted on his facebook page earlier. To say I am gutted is an understatement.

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I have known Richard somewhere around 10 years. He was one of the very first members of my site at astronomyshed. We chatted a fair amount, be it about astro, canals, hawaiian shirts or me taking the piss about him being a veggie! We also met in real life several times.

In all of my 54 years (yes that may surprise some as i only look about 26) I have met and interacted with hell of a lot of people, I genuinely liked Richard, he was probably the most quirky, eccentric, positive person I have ever come across, and no doubt whatsoever he had the purest and most generous heart of anyone I have ever met, and I don't say that lightly.

The astro community has lost one of it's brightest suns today, may your star shine for many years to come Richard, because one things for sure, not a soul who knew you will easily forget you, and I know I am not alone when I say I am absolutely gutted, and more than a tear will be shed, the world lost a great guy today!

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