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Old 09-04-2022, 09:47 AM   #1
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Very Sad News; the death of davidfor

I'm not sure how to say this, but I've just heard from David's son (Declan) that David Forrester (known to us as davidfor) passed away suddenly on Wednesday, August 24th.

This will leave a gigantic hole in this eReader community.

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Old 09-04-2022, 10:10 AM   #2
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Very sad for his family and big loss for everyone.

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Old 09-04-2022, 10:25 AM   #3
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OMG IRC he was just going to be away for a day or so.
A Giant hole Pit just occurred.

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Old 09-04-2022, 10:34 AM   #4
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Ouch... so sad.
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Old 09-04-2022, 10:47 AM   #5
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Oh.... so sad.... he will be missed.

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Old 09-04-2022, 11:10 AM   #6
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Oh no, that's awful. Thankyou for letting us know. May his memory be a blessing.
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Old 09-04-2022, 11:10 AM   #7
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Very sad indeed. May David rest in peace.
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Old 09-04-2022, 11:34 AM   #8
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Very sad news. R.I.P., David.
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Old 09-04-2022, 12:03 PM   #9
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What awful news.

Our Kobo forum will never be the same without him. Very sad.
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Old 09-04-2022, 12:25 PM   #10
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Great loss for the forum. He will be missed. I wish his family lots of strength.
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Old 09-04-2022, 12:43 PM   #11
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Very sad to hear. His contributions to the Kobo community via his presence on the forum and his plugins are immeasurable.
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Old 09-04-2022, 12:52 PM   #12
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RIP, David. We will miss you!
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Old 09-04-2022, 01:17 PM   #13
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David helped countless people recover their bricked Kobo readers. That's in addition to all his other contributions and insights he abundantly shared with the community. He will be sorely missed. RIP David
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Old 09-04-2022, 01:35 PM   #14
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Old 09-04-2022, 01:41 PM   #15
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David was a member of Mobileread for over thirteen years. He averaged over 6 posts a day during those years. A knowledgable, kind and helpful member of the forum, he will certainly be missed.

My sincere condolences to his family and in-person friends for whom the loss is, of course, much greater.
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