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Board » In memoriam » Aaron James Gage - 1971-2012

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Post annotated by RainbowChaser :
This thread was moved from the category Technical Support.


It is with deep sorrow that Sailonline announces the recent death in Adelaide, S Australia, of Aaron Gage on 29 June. Known to us all as AGage, Aaron will be sadly missed.

As a SOL Admin, Aaron was inexhaustibly energetic and always thinking of the next enhancement or modification for SOL and as a SOLer Aaron always made time to explain things clearly and simply for the rest of us. The forums and our memories are full of the advice he offered.

As a memorial to Aaron, SOL is running his Tour Down Under race, while the current Beta client will be a lasting legacy.
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Please feel free to write any messages of memorial or condolence here. After a while I will print them off and post them to Aaron's family (or if I find an email, will link to the thread).
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Message from Aaron's Family

Re: Aaron Gage from his family.

Knowing Aaron's absolute passion for SOL, it was with inconsulable grief that I came to notify you of his sudden death. It was a shock to find his beautiful face and the words you had already written. I went to the forum thread wondering what it was. How my tears fell as I began to read such beautiful words about my darling son. It did not take long for my grief to turn into pride and joy as I realized just how many people his life had touched.

Thankyou to each and every one who took the time to express your gratitude to Aaron for his passion, generosity, skills and devotion to SOL and to you personally.

You will not forget him; we, his family and friends, will always remember the words you have written.

You have truly soothed our breaking hearts.

Mum Katrina, Daughter Indigo and Brother Heath.

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--- Last Edited by RainbowChaser at 2013-04-20 14:51:07 ---
so sad indeed RIP AGage
Rico
wherever you are mate you will be missed by the many friends you made here in such a short time, we all owe you so very much thank you for the time you spent with us and your legacy of so many of sols features.. you will be missed so very much bye
May you RIP, my virtual helper, have missed you lately on SOL - you have given so much of yourself to us SOL'ers....life is not always fair
I bow my head here - what a loss to his family, friends & virtual friends
Rus in vriede

Ray Landmann
AGage you will be greatly missed by many of us SOLers, thanks for all you have given us, My deepest sympathy to your family. Rest in peace Aaron.

sadlersailing

--- Last Edited by Big Nige at 2012-07-15 09:05:56 ---
my condolences and sympathy to Aaron's family and friend on the SOL...such sorrow to loose such a young lad at his prime.

we shall miss him on the SOL...his last registration was the Pb3 2012 - Pirita beach - Paralepa beach - Parnu beach with a start at 20:00 hrs on June 29th, 2012...he was not able to start the race.

May he rest in peace.

Ahmet Cullu
Rest in peace Aaron. And thank you for all the great things you've done. You'll be deeply missed!

--- Last Edited by Nuno Romão at 2012-07-14 18:15:18 ---
nacrr
My deepest sympathy and condolences, but Aaron has left a great legacy in SOL. My thoughts are with his family and friends.
My eyes are full of tears and for long time I did not cry.It is to big strike for me and I am so sad.

Rest in peace my dear friend

I liked this man even if I never met him.From the conversations in the chat you decide whether you like the person or not and I did like him.

He has made incredible improvements in this virtual sailing site.

I remember him many times leading the race and than foaling asleep and destroy everything.The other time he was in the lead and had to take his young daughter to the doctor and obviously lost the top position.

He was so happy once when he won the race and all the favorites were in the race.
He was very good virtual sailor.

When he started winning many races I asked him, where did he comes from,other virtual sailing site.He said he is only here on SOL for several years and before he was mediocre sailor but learned from the best on this site.

Several times recently I asked myself,where is A.Gage,but than thought he has probably a lot of work with his real boat.

I miss you A.Gage

My sincere condolences to his family

Damir


This can't be true :( :( :(

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