Our dear Richard Bailey

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Our dear Richard Bailey

Post by Montana » Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:55 pm

It is with great sadness to inform you that this morning our dear solarchat friend Richard Bailey passed away. He had been suffering with prostate cancer for the past year. He always kept us up to date with his daily solar images and entertained us with his banter with SwissWalter. The two of them together talking about the 'bank' of solar spots and whether he was in the money or in deficit always had me in stitches. This has come as quite a shock as he has been doing so well recently.

Well Richard, you are with SwissWalter now and investing in the solar bank together.
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Post by MalVeauX » Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:23 pm

Very sad to hear, will be missed!

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Post by Bob Yoesle » Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:53 pm

“We are like butterflies who flutter for a day and think it is forever.”
― Carl Sagan, Cosmos

After a long day in the warmth of the sun, we come home to rest at night in the cool of the earth.

Rest in peace Richard...

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Post by marktownley » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:11 pm

Sad news 😢


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Post by eroel » Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:41 pm

Sad to hear that Richard left us.
My respects to his family.
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Post by Valery » Wed Feb 20, 2019 1:10 am

Very sad.

R.I.P.


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Post by Montana » Wed Feb 20, 2019 8:01 am

Does anyone have a copy of that lovely photograph of Richard, Pedro, Stephen and Mark from 2014? I would love to have it.

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Post by Carbon60 » Wed Feb 20, 2019 2:57 pm

So sorry to hear the sad news about Richard. Thanks for letting us know, Alexandra.

Another reminder to take time out to stop and smell the roses.

RIP.

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Post by pedro » Thu Feb 21, 2019 10:19 am

Sad news indeed, Stephen posted the photo on FB yesterday
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Post by Montana » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:10 pm

Excellent! thanks for that Pedro, I will download it :)

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Post by marktownley » Thu Feb 21, 2019 3:27 pm

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Post by mattwastell » Sun Feb 24, 2019 8:39 am

So sad to read this - I did enjoy Richard's contribution to my Solar world. RIP.


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Re: Our dear Richard Bailey

Post by Davidm » Sun Feb 24, 2019 10:04 am

Sad news indeed.


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