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post #1 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:24 PM Thread Starter
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Just received sad news from a friend.

It is a sad day. We have lost a great man, a true friend, and a leader in our hunt. Bruce Dalton, MFH passed away on Thursday afternoon in a plane crash in the Rocky Mountains. His wife, Denise is surrounded by her family, their daughter Audrey and her husband Kirk; their son Antony and his wife Kathryn.

The memorial service for Bruce Dalton will be held on Saturday, September 22 @ 3:00pm at Saint Matthew's Episcopal Church, 210 St. Mary's Road, Hillsborough, NC 27278.

I have ridden with this fabulous man and a nicer person could not be found. His empty saddle will be hard to fill.

Rest in Peace, my friend.
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post #2 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:27 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss. Praying for his family and friends.

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post #3 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:27 PM
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Prayers go to his family!

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prayers are being sent to the family, and friends.

ps. my like is out of respect , not at all about the situation.
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post #5 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:37 PM
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Very sorry for your loss. My condolences.
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post #6 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:40 PM
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Very sorry for your loss. My thoughts go out to all of his family and friends.

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post #7 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 01:40 PM
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My most heartfelt condolences and prayers for his family and friends.

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post #8 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 02:42 PM
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So sorry, Allison. That he will be remembered with such admiration and love is his greatest testament to a life well lived.
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post #9 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 02:48 PM
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Sorry for this tragic loss. RIP Mr. Dalton.
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post #10 of 14 Old 09-17-2012, 02:49 PM
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My condolences, it is always tough when true horsemen pass on, even more so when they are also good friends.

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