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« on: June 25, 2009, 05:34 PM »

Some of you may remember Alain Gignon, a sometimes visitor to the old GWTW forum. It is with sadness that I report the news of his passing Tuesday, 6/23 after a serious illness.

He had a huge role in promoting the Tricks Party competition discipline in Germany and was an enthusiastic supporter of our sport. Though I never had the pleasure of meeting Alain in person we talked often by email and pm over the years. We had lost touch and now this sad news.

Condolences and prayers for his family.

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« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2009, 09:42 PM »

RIP Alain.
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« Reply #2 on: June 26, 2009, 03:56 AM »


Sad news indeed.  Alain was a nice guy, and a great help to TP-USA when we were trying to get it off the ground.
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« Reply #3 on: June 28, 2009, 09:16 AM »

I am so sad to hear this..  I have had many dealings with Alain..  wonderful Aeries and more wonderful conversation and help thru the years.

Thanks for letting us know.. My heart is very sad.. prayers to his family.

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« Reply #4 on: June 28, 2009, 09:54 AM »

He worked with me on the tutorials I was able to translate to German and French. A true joy to know and work with. He'll be missed.

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