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Old 10-27-2010, 02:53 AM   #1
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RIP Derek 'delphidb96'

It is with great sorrow that we have to report the death of Derek "delphidb96". This morning we received the following e-mail from his mom forwarded to us by a friend:

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Derek died this morning about 2:30 on the way to the hospital. Please inform his groups on the bar (political, food, camera, etc). He was a very good man and I would like you to add your prayers to mine for him. thanks, Delores, Derek's mom.
Derek was a MobileRead member for almost four years. With his insightful questions and incredible support he has contributed in uncountable ways to shaping this community. We are still in shock about the news.

Derek's mom would appreciate hearing from all his friends here. For this purpose we've set up a forwarding e-mail address where you're invited to send your prayers to. She can be reached at derek@mobileread.com.

We extend our deepest sympathies and sincere condolences to his familiy and friends.

Alexander

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Old 10-27-2010, 04:21 AM   #2
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My thoughts and prayers are with Derek and his family.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:35 AM   #3
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Sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts go to Derek's family and friends.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:36 AM   #4
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My sincere thoughts are with his family. He was too young to die and it's even worse for parents to survive their children.

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Old 10-27-2010, 05:04 AM   #5
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:24 AM   #6
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This is very sad news. Derek was a very decent man, and I'll miss him greatly.
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Old 10-27-2010, 05:49 AM   #7
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What a terrible loss.

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Old 10-27-2010, 05:53 AM   #8
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I am so sorry to hear of the death of Derek.
My sincere sympathies to his family and friends.
He will be missed. May he rest in peace.


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Old 10-27-2010, 07:26 AM   #9
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:56 AM   #10
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My condolences to Derek's family and friends. He was an appreciated member of this community, and will be missed.
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:27 AM   #11
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:32 AM   #12
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:41 AM   #13
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Anytime we lose someone it lessens the community as a whole. My thoughts to his family.
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Old 10-27-2010, 08:51 AM   #14
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He will be missed. He was definitely a member of the MobileRead family and we will be diminished with the loss of both his words and presence.
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Old 10-27-2010, 09:31 AM   #15
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This is really sad. This has been a hard year for Mobileread; we've lost Galen, Patrica, and now Derek. Very disheartening.
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