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Paul Wade


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mundelein,ill
Post  Posted 8 Jan 2019 8:28 pm    
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b0b wrote:
So shocked and sad to hear this. Steve was a model "Forumite", and a great ambassador for the steel guitar in China. He became a Forum member in 1998! I'll miss him.

Sincere condolences to his family.

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What Bob said sad day here
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Stu Schulman


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Ulster Park New Yawk
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 2:29 am    
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My Condolences,So sad and what a great guy.
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Skip Edwards


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LA,CA
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 7:55 am    
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Wow...shocking and sad news. We've lost one of our own.
Vaya con Dios, Steve...
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Martin Abend


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Berlin, Germany
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 1:24 pm    
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Oh man, that's so sad. When I was living in Beijing in 2013/14 we were in touch often though we never managed to meet. I had a crazy work schedule and, well, it's a huge city. He was nice enough to lend me his Stage One so I could at least practise a little. I always felt I never thanked him enough for this. What a nice guy.
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Bob Watson


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Champaign, Illinois, U.S.
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 1:42 pm    
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I'm sorry to hear this sad news. I always enjoyed Steve's input on the Forum. He had a great sense of humor and a true passion for pedal steel guitars, I will miss seeing his posts. My condolences go out to all of his family and friends.
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Ken Byng


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Southampton, England
Post  Posted 9 Jan 2019 2:26 pm    
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Sad news. Steve spent some time here in the UK during the 1970's, and was a visitor to the Sho~bud shop in London. RIP Steve.
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Don Kuhn


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Poetry/Terrell ,Texas, USA
Post  Posted 10 Jan 2019 2:08 pm    
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I always enjoyed reading his posts on here like many others. It is sad for his family and the Forum commuinity. God Speed Steve and now you can RIP.
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Joey Ace


From:
Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
Post  Posted 11 Jan 2019 10:16 am    
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Steve will be missed. RIP.
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Brad Bechtel


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San Francisco, CA
Post  Posted 11 Jan 2019 11:36 am    
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That's a real shame. He was a prolific contributor to the Forum. RIP Steve.
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Chris Boyd


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Leonia,N.J./Charlestown,R.I.
Post  Posted 11 Jan 2019 12:19 pm    
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Very sad news. I always enjoyed his many contributions..RIP Steve and thanks...
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Steve Spitz


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New Orleans, LA, USA
Post  Posted 11 Jan 2019 4:29 pm    
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So sorry to lose Steve. A great guy and a true forum brother.
Heartfelt Condolences to all .
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Douglas Schuch


From:
St John, US Virgin Islands
Post  Posted 12 Jan 2019 12:07 am    
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Steve was definately a "good'un". I've traded emails and PM's with him a number of times. He also bought a Millennium from me about 6 months ago - I hated to sell it, but I was broke and still recovering from the hurricane that hit St John 16 months ago. I suppose I would have found a way to get by if he had not bought it, but that money kept me going until I could sell my house. Condolences to his family, and I hope Steve is in Steel Guitar Heaven!
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Bruce Meyer


From:
Thompson's Station, TN
Post  Posted 14 Jan 2019 10:56 am    
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Wow. Sorry to hear this. Steve was a long time stalwart on the forum. Always had good information and help. Condolences to all.
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HowardR


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N.Y.C. & Fire Island
Post  Posted 15 Jan 2019 8:32 am    
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Very sad to see this.....I didn't know Steve and never had any dealings or communication with him....but he was a mainstay good guy who I felt that I knew because of his long time participation and interaction with others....I never knew him, but I will miss him....Rest Well Steve...
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Chris Watkins


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Eastern North Carolina
Post  Posted 17 Jan 2019 10:51 am     Steve
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Wow this is very sad news Steve was a great guy indeed we done a lot of business together as well as just talked about different guitars and amps this is a great loss for the fourm may God bless his family in this time🙏
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Patrick Sullivan


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Georgia, USA
Post  Posted 21 Jan 2019 10:58 am    
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I bought a banjo from Steve in October. Sending a personal check across the country to someone you don't know is like flying without a net, you have no recourse if something goes wrong. Relying on his SG forum history I sent the check. He kept apologizing for his delayed responses because he was in the hospital at the time. Regardless, he communicated well and had his friend ship the banjo to me. Steve was as nice as they come, honorable and a gentleman in trying times. RIP buddy.
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