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Not a GM guy, but still one of "Ours"

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by ntsqd, Sep 10, 2004.

  1. ntsqd

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    Not a GM guy, but still one of \"Ours\"

    Posted this morning to several Early Bronco lists:

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    > It is with a heavy heart that we report to the wider Early Bronco
    > > communities the fall of one of our own from the Early Bronco
    > Brotherhood
    > > of Southern California. Captain Alan Rowe, a resident of Yucca
    > Valley,
    > > CA and a U.S. Marine stationed at 29 Palms, was killed in action in
    > Iraq
    > > this past Friday. Alan, 35 years old and formerly from Hagerman
    > ID,
    > > leaves behind his wife Dawn, son Blake (5) and daughter Caitlyn
    > (3).
    > > There will be a service at the 29 Palms Marine Corps base
    > Presbyterian
    > > chapel at 10 AM on 9/17/04. His funeral will be on Saturday 9/11
    > in
    > > Springfield ID at 10:00 AM.
    > >
    > > Here are links to news reports regarding Alan:
    > >
    > http://www.kbcitv.com/x5154.xml?ParentPageID=x5157&ContentID=x57720&Layo
    > > ut=KBCI.xsl&AdGroupID=x5154
    > > http://www.hidesertstar.com/articles/2004/09/07/news/news2.txt
    > >
    > > Alan had been a member of So Cal Broncos for some time. Many of
    > our
    > > members have written in to express their condolences and admiration
    > of
    > > Alan as a gracious man who touched their lives even through brief
    > > contacts. But even more importantly than losing a member of our
    > Early
    > > Bronco brotherhood, we've lost a hero who travelled to hostile
    > foreign
    > > lands to fight on our behalf. Here is a pic of Alan's two Early
    > > Broncos:
    > > http://www.dustyland.net/temp/77-2.jpg
    > >
    > > The members of So Cal Broncos, with the gracious assistance of
    > Chuck
    > > Atkinson and the staff at BC Broncos, have taken up a collection to
    > > assist the Rowe family in this difficult time. If you would like
    > to
    > > contribute to the Alan Rowe Memorial Fund, you may do so by sending
    > the
    > > funds to BC Broncos by any of the following means:
    > >
    > > 1. Call BC Broncos at 888 304-2945 to donate over the phone by
    > credit
    > > card
    > >
    > > 2. Send your contribution to BC Broncos via PayPal to the email
    > address
    > > chuck@bcbroncos.com
    > >
    > > 3. Mail your check to BC Broncos, 12875 Highway 138, Hesperia, CA
    > 92345.
    > > The preferred method would be credit card or paypal, however, since
    > > checks take time in the mail and time to clear.
    > >
    > > Whichever method you choose, please mark your contribution as being
    > for
    > > the "Alan Rowe Memorial Fund". Once you've donated, please also
    > send an
    > > email to dtsharp@earthlink.net with your name and the amount of
    > your
    > > contribution as we are keeping a running total of contributions.
    > Chuck
    > > will gather the funds and then cut a check to the Rowe family after
    > a
    > > short period of time.
    > >
    > > Through Billy Weaver, who is a friend of the Rowes who contacted
    > Chuck,
    > > Dawn Rowe has expressed an interest in fixing up one of Alan's EB's
    > as a
    > > memorial to Alan. We don't have further details on the rig in
    > question
    > > or what it might need, but we'll try to find out more. So far a
    > set of
    > > wheels and a paint job have been pledged. I will try to get more
    > info
    > > on what woud be needed for this project but if you would like to
    > donate
    > > goods or services please let Chuck know. Of course Dawn will be
    > welcome
    > > to use the proceeds of the Alan Rowe Memorial Fund toward this
    > project
    > > or however her family could best put it to use.
    > >
    > > After accepting donations for less than a day so far over $1,600
    > has
    > > been contributed by So Cal Broncos members. At this time we would
    > like
    > > to extend an invitation to the Early Bronco community at large to
    > > contribute if you would like to do so. Any amount will surely be
    > > appreciated by the Rowe family. Please feel free to forward this
    > to any
    > > Early Bronco lists or forums that might be appropriate.
    > >
    > > Regards,
    > >
    > > So Cal Broncos
    > >
    > > Dusty Sharp
    > > Cherry Valley, CA
    > > www.Dustyland.net


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  2. wraenking

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    Re: Not a GM guy, but still one of \"Ours\"

    that sucks man

    may he rest in piece

    semper fi brother
     

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