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Old 24th Mar 2016, 10:56
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Keef

It is with sadness that I pass on news that long time PPRuNe contributor, Keith Jillings (Keef), sadly lost his battle with cancer last night.

Deepest condolences to his wife, Margaret, and all his family and friends.

He was a clever, witty, and thoughtful man, as well as a passionate pilot.

RIP Keef
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:06
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Sad news indeed,a fair wind and a calm sea Mr Keef Sir.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:06
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That's awful. I thought he was over the worst. Keef and I crossed swords on several occasions here and on the Flyer Forums and by now he either knows or doesn't which of us was correct.... but mutual respect remained. I'm glad I met him in person as well.

Condolences to 'M'.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:15
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I am very sorry to hear that. His posts were always witty and sympathetic and he managed to neatly juggle the message of his mission, as it were, with the vagaries and sometime vulgarities of these pages. It must be hard to suffer from cancer when those around you expect that you will help to shoulder their various and sometimes less tormenting burdens.
His restrained and thoughtful correspondence will be missed.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:16
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God bless you on your new journey Mr Keef. You will be missed.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:40
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How sad. He had kind words for me when I needed them.

Sincere and heartfelt condolences to his family.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:53
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Bugger!
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:57
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Farewell my old friend.
Until we meet again in a better place.

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Old 24th Mar 2016, 11:59
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We exchange few messages a few months back and I also thought the worst was behind him.

Sincere condolences to his family - although words are too poor to help them.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 12:07
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Oh dear!! So sad.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 13:31
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Sad to hear indeed.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 13:48
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Bugger indeed.

Another of the good ones taken too soon.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 13:49
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Pprune lost some luster with Keef's passing.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 13:58
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I will miss his contributions here, which were unfailingly witty and wise.

Prayers for him and his family.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 14:08
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Very sad.
Fair winds and a clear horizon Keef.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 15:14
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He was a voice of reason and clarity around here. God Bless him.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 15:25
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Yes sad news indeed. Seemed to be a nice and good man.

God speed Keef.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 15:36
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Very sad news.
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Old 24th Mar 2016, 16:33
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I can't think of anything to add which hasn't already been said, but I'm very sorry to hear the news.

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Old 24th Mar 2016, 16:38
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Like many others, I invariably enjoyed Keef's posts. Godspeed.
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