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    Unhappy Gregory S. Hart also known as gshisme has passed away

    Very sad news.

    The recent thread asking about gshisme prompted me to check my records. He bought an HK receiver from me last year and I had is full name from the transaction. I searched his name on yahoo and an obituary came up with his name:

    http://www.strunkfuneralhomeinc.com/html/obit.html#hart

    He passed away July 17, 2006

    Rest in peace brother
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    damn, he died on my birthday. rip bro!

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    He was a fine fellow member, I can hardly believe its true.

    There is a virtual book you can sign, would that be proper for us?

    He loved animals I would join in a group donation to his SPCA

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    It's not often I'm sadden from news on this board.

    Rest in peace.

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    Wasn't he sick or just off surgery?

    I really can't believe it either. Is this the first Polkie we've lost?

    Looks like he was buying audio right up until the end - that was his last thread and post...really sad

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    Wow, and so young, very sad news. RIP brother!
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    A year ago almost to the day of the 17th of July, he was happy as a clam with his synergy making tribute to CP, and still rockin the game up until the end. Gotta love it. Solid member that will be greatly missed.

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    Sail on my brother

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    Did anyone on here know him very well, outside of an occasional flea market transaction?
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    WTF?

    Wow is all I have to say....yes may he rest in peace !

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    RIP!

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    Greg was a valued member of this forum. He will be missed.

    Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.

    Rest in Peace brother, all the dials in heaven go way past 10.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polkmaniac
    Wasn't he sick or just off surgery?

    I really can't believe it either. Is this the first Polkie we've lost?

    Looks like he was buying audio right up until the end - that was his last thread and post...really sad

    RIP
    He was sick, I recall exchanging PMs about it with him a few times, but unfortunately they're not in my box to look in on now.

    In any event, this is very sad news. R.I.P. gshisme :(

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    I know he had severe back problems. Here is his thread stating his surgery and why he was moving to CA:

    http://www.polkaudio.com/forums/showthread.php?t=31155

    His thread saying he was returning to PA:

    http://www.polkaudio.com/forums/showthread.php?t=37821
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    Quote Originally Posted by Frank Z
    Our deepest sympathies go out to his family and friends.
    quoted for truth.
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    Do you guys think it would be appropriate for us pull together some coin and send his family some flowers or a basket or something along those lines...or maybe it's too late at this point and would do more harm than good...

    I wouldn't mind organizing this, provided that we have an address somewhere and we think it's appropriate.
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    RIP Brother.
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    Rest in peace...


    this is sad news, indeed.
    I never had it like this where I grew up. But I send my kids here because the fact is you go to one of the best schools in the country: Rushmore. Now, for some of you it doesn't matter. You were born rich and you're going to stay rich. But here's my advice to the rest of you: Take dead aim on the rich boys. Get them in the crosshairs and take them down. Just remember, they can buy anything but they can't buy backbone. Don't let them forget it. Thank you.Herman Blume - Rushmore

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    PM,

    I was thinking along the same lines - but too am in question as to how appropriate it would be as I have no clue as to the situation with his family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by reeltrouble1
    There is a virtual book you can sign, would that be proper for us?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Polkmaniac
    Do you guys think it would be appropriate for us pull together some coin and send his family some flowers or a basket or something along those lines...or maybe it's too late at this point and would do more harm than good...

    I wouldn't mind organizing this, provided that we have an address somewhere and we think it's appropriate.
    There are some email addys in the online guestbook. Maybe we can contact someone there.

    Or

    We could donate to the SPCA listed in the obituary. According to the obituary, the family requested dontations to the Northampton County SPCA instead of flowers.
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    I noticed you can send a sympathy gift, I was thinking about us each chipping in.

    The problem is that it's almost been a month now and they're probably just now getting their lives back to normal, something like this showing up at the door now may set them back a bit...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polkmaniac
    The problem is that it's almost been a month now and they're probably just now getting their lives back to normal, something like this showing up at the door now may set them back a bit...
    My thoughts exactly.
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    I'm liking the SPCA donation idea.

    It would be cool if we could all go in together and do an official Club Polk donation - what do you guys think?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Polkmaniac
    I'm liking the SPCA donation idea.

    It would be cool if we could all go in together and do an official Club Polk donation - what do you guys think?
    Count me in
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    Wow, that is sad news! I remember the posts where he discussed his back problems, however I don't remember getting the impression that his illness was that severe.

    Rest in peace brother!
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    don't have the words to say, But rest in peace polk brotha
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    Quote Originally Posted by reeltrouble1
    He loved animals I would join in a group donation to his SPCA

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    In Danny.

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    very sad to hear. He was always pleasant to talk to.
    I'll be thinking about his family.
    RIP

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    Prayers go out to friends and family.
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