In Memoriam: Colin Witz / Yosemite Bear

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Dartzap » 2013-07-01 03:02pm

He'd always been one of the more memorable characters here, but it had been noticeable in recent years that he wasn't a well man, mentally or physically. If it wasn't the obscure 60's references, it was random vs RAR's :lol:

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Ubiquitous » 2013-07-01 04:18pm

My condolences to his family and friends. 43 is just too young. :(
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby EnterpriseSovereign » 2013-07-01 04:39pm

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Ubiquitous wrote:My condolences to his family and friends. 43 is just too young. :(

I second that, even though I never talked to him directly, I salute him.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby hunter5 » 2013-07-01 07:01pm

Holy crap his post were almost always hilarious he will be missed. RIP bear

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Shannon » 2013-07-01 10:00pm

RIP Bear. My condolences to the family and everyone who knew him and counted as a friend.
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Postby PainRack » 2013-07-02 12:44am

I still can't find the words........... R.I.P Bear.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Elheru Aran » 2013-07-02 03:49pm

For all his occasionally incoherent rambling and thorough eccentricity, Bear was a guy you could count on to bring a smile to your face as well as the occasional 'wtf'...

Like apparently many others here, I didn't interact that much with him but I'll always remember him and miss his presence here on the board. A book has truly closed here.

RIP Bear. Hope you're having a good one, wherever you are.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Vympel » 2013-07-03 08:25am

Found out about this on Facebook. Didn't know him well at all, but I'll miss seeing his posts all the same.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby cadbrowser » 2013-07-03 08:33am

This is so sad. Although I didn't know YB that well, I can tell by the outpouring of posts here that he was admired and cherished. RIP

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Darth Yan » 2013-07-05 09:53pm

Didn't know him all that well. But it's still sad when someone dies so condolences to his family
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Darth Yoshi » 2013-07-06 06:39am

There isn't really anything I can say that hasn't been said already, especially since I never really interacted with him. But death still sucks, so for whatever it's worth I offer my condolences to friends and family.
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Postby Action Avenue » 2013-07-20 07:37am

Thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Yosemite Bear.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby joerabonjr » 2013-07-20 02:20pm

I hope it is ok with everyone that I share these kind words about Colin at his memorial service this afternoon.

He had some very good friends beyond the walls of this little valley he called home.

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Postby Havok » 2013-07-20 05:04pm

That would be really nice.
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Postby Thanas » 2013-07-20 05:11pm

Yeah, it would.
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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Batman » 2013-07-20 05:17pm

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Havok » 2013-07-21 07:05pm

I hope the service was nice, and a little quirky. I'm gonna miss you buddy. :(
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Postby Dalton » 2013-07-24 12:13pm

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Re: Yosemite Bear (Colin Witz) has passed away

Postby Kanastrous » 2013-09-13 03:41pm

A favorite among the contributors here. I'll miss his posts. RIP.
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