[urq] Sad News

Ingo Rautenberg i.rautenberg at waratap.com
Thu Aug 3 11:34:04 EDT 2006

Yeah.  Amazing, isn't it?  I remember those pics well, Ed!  I've been lucky
enough to have met many of you over the years, whether it be the Historics
at Monterey in '99 or Pikes Peak in '97 and '98, Steamboat Springs, numerous
track events throughout the country, or just for the heck of it ;-)

But there are many of you that I haven't met, but I still feel a kinship.
Who would have guessed ten years ago?  Certainly not me.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ed Kellock" <ekellock at gmail.com>
To: <quattro at audifans.com>; "ur-q @audifans" <urq at audifans.com>
Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [urq] Sad News

> That was exactly my reaction as well.  I felt as I might if I'd known him
> personally.  I then realized I did feel like I'd known him personally.  I
> found an old post from him in the archives from '97.  Don't know if it was
> anywhere near one of his first but it was about his '85 urq.  I recall his
> 200q20v days and his wife posing with their beautiful glacier blue sedan.
> Then their parting of ways and a long time with no word from him.  Then
> something about dealing with unmarried life with kids, etc.  And most
> recently his Stebro hassles.
> In all, probably as much or more than I know about some current 1st person
> friends.  Hell I may even have met him personally at Monterey in '99, I
> can't remember.  But it doesn't matter.  The online world was our world...
> is, our world, all of us, in a very real way both like and unlike each of
> our own "real worlds".
> Ed
> On 8/2/06, Robert Myers <bob at chips-ur-s.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Sad news indeed.  We have lost a friend who, like so many others,
> > became a friend who most never even met face to face.  This is just
> > like "our community" today - a bunch of friends who, for the most
> > part, have never met.
> >
> > //SFest is coming up in just over three weeks and, if I can get Miss
> > Piggy running reasonably well, I plan on making the trip and putting
> > faces with some names.
> >
> > At 12:05 PM 8/2/2006, Mike Veglia wrote:
> > >*This message was transferred with a trial version of CommuniGate(tm)
> > Pro*
> > >I have sad news to pass along.
> > >
> > >This morning I was surprised and saddened to read an obituary in
> > >this morning's Santa Cruz Sentinel for long-time quattro list and
> > >ur-q list member Anton Gaidos.
> > >
> > >A link to the remembrance:
> > >
> > >
> >
> > >
> > >Mike Veglia
> >
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