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PostPosted: Thu May 06, 2010 10:21 am 
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I am verry sorry to say that my dad flamboare (aka Frank) passed away today at 1:20 AM this morning. :cry: :cry: :cry: He was a fighter




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im so sorry for your loss, i cant begin to imagine the kind of pain you and your family are going through, but i hope it brings you some comfort knowing that you dad was a very loved person by our community, and he will be sorely missed.

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I am so profoundly saddened to hear this. While it was expected it still comes as such a shock, words cannot express how I feel right now.

One thing I will say: Frank, your father, has been such an inspiration to me and others of this community, he will never be forgotten. May he rest in peace, with the knowlege that he has touched so many lives.

My deepest condolences to you and your family.

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Frank was a fighter thats for sure. My condolences to you and your family. He'll be missed.


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:( Condolences to you and your family. His memory will last forever in the lives he touched.

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Your father was a great man. He will always be in our hearts.

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I don't know what to say.
My condolences.

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all i can say is Thank you, Thanks for being with us and bringing us a Goodtime... :(

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My deepest condolences to you and your family, Zach.
You can see by the replies here how your father was loved in our community.
He will never be forgotten.

May you rest in piece, Frank.

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I hope, he passed away peaceful without too much pain.
He was a really good (although far away) friend to many people in the forum and he will not be forgotten.

My condolences - Frank

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Frank Tiex wrote:
I hope, he passed away peaceful without too much pain.
He was a really good (although far away) friend to many people in the forum and he will not be forgotten.

My condolences - Frank

He wasn't too far from me, just across the state. I was hoping to get a chance to meet him, I just never had any days where I could take a 5 hour drive across the state. :(

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I'm extremely sad to hear this. Our community lost a great member. Have patience & pray for his soul.


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:shock: :(

he will be remembered by me for great puzzles, and by a lot of people here as a great person. I didn't really know him, but will always remember that little 'f' on a yellow sticker.


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I am terribly sorry for what happened :cry:. I will be praying for you and your family.

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I quite honestly don't know what to say. I just received the puzzles I bought from him yesterday, and sent a PM to him this morning. I can't believe this.

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Indeed, this was a piece of news I hoped we will not hear for a good while. :( He really was a fighter and I hope the memory of his fighting spirit will help you all get through the hardest times. My thoughts are with you and your family.


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My condolences . He will be missed.

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This is a real blow to the community and all the members :cry: :cry: :cry: ... I joined the forum not so long ago, but his comments have always been nice and supportive to puzzle builder.

I'm saying this in all honesty: I didn't know him long but I know he was a great guy.

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:(

He will be missed. I don't know what more to say.

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I'm very sorry :( My condolences go to you and your family, he was a great man and will be greatly missed. May he rest in peace. :cry:


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I'm so sorry to hear this. My thoughts and prayers go to you and your family. His memory will live on with you and in this community for a long, long time.


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very sad news to hear, and my condolences are with you and your family...


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This is indeed sad news.

But as I write this I can not help but smile at all of the wonderful things that Frank has done for this puzzle community. He was always there to help when anyone asked, he would take time out of his day to stress the importance of quality work, and he had such incredible spirit and kindness that it was hard not to smile when I read a topic with the name flambore on the first post.

I had only spoken to Frank a few times via PM, but he influenced me more than any other puzzle builder on the forum. It was so important to him to provide quality to his collectors and not quantity, and it showed in his work.

I will never forget your father. He was a good man and he shared his love with everyone here.

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I'm so, so sorry to hear this. My condolences to you and your family. The community won't be the same.

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My condolences!
My heart really sank reading this..
But let's be grateful for having the memories of him here with us!
He truly meant a great deal to all of us!

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:( :( :( :( :( :(

This is a huge huge loss. We lost a puzzler, a friend, a great person.
He will be greatly missed.

To his family, my deepest condolences. And we may all here feel
terrible, but I cannot even imagine the feelings of the closest relatives.

Rest in peace my friend. One day, we will meet again.
Until then, your fighting spirit will always guide us.


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accompanied by sadness. It is more of a mixed feeling of loss but also
inspiration. I know Frank would prefer all of us all to smile and respect
each other to continue to spread the goodness of this puzzle community.
And it is a major reminder that we are here only for a while, and that
the true meaning of life, is love. Frank, you and your family have been
loved by all of us here.

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This is very sad news!
My condoleances are with you and your family and friends.

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wow :cry: didn't think this would happen so early... sorry for your loss ruckus100








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And yet he was cheerful up until the end. That's how I want to go.


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My face in tears, I don't know what else to say...

Frank has truly been a milestone in our forum's history, not to mention the millions of other things he was, as a father.
Like Pantazis said,
"I know Frank would prefer all of us all to smile and respect
each other to continue to spread the goodness of this puzzle community.
And it is a major reminder that we are here only for a while, and that
the true meaning of life, is love. Frank, you and your family have been
loved by all of us here."


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goodbye Frank, we'll all miss you.
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My condolences to you and the rest of your family. Frank's been really strong and you don't seem to be any less. Frank was a great person, it's sad that he couldn't have been around longer.

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This is really sad news. :cry:

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I'm saddened by the news.

May he rest in peace!
My condolences and all the strength you need!

And thank you for letting us know!

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I wish you and your family luck on getting through these hard times.

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Thank you all for all of your suport and consern thru this whole sitchuation i canot begin to even explain how thankful i am for that. now i am in alot of forums but honistly Tisty Puzzles community is the most faithful,kind and suportive out of all of them








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Zach, I am so very sorry to hear about your Dad. His strength and positive attitudes have been a great inspiration to all of us, and we are grateful for the ways he touched our lives. My deepest condolences to you and your family.


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A member of God's army left for his true home this morning. A fighter to the end... Frank and his puzzles may be missed, but I can't wait to experience where he is now.

My condolences to you and your family Zach... He meant a lot to all of us. Even those who never met him.

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Very sad news indeed. Like most of us here I never knew your father personally but he was an amazing and inspirational member of this community and he will be missed greatly :cry: .

Condolences to you and your family, Zach.

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My condolences to you and your family.

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Very sad news indeed.
Frank was an inspiration on so many levels.
My thoughts go to you and your family.

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Zach, arrived this morning to find this dreadful news. Your father was a great inspiration to so many of us and a dear friend. I've never seen someone with the amount of fight and pure determination that he had.

He will be sorely missed by us all and no less than myself.

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you were a great person, a great fighter!
hope you're in a better place

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And yet he was cheerful up until the end. That's how I want to go.
That's my feeling too.

My father and my wife's uncle both died suddenly after surgery. In both cases the operations were completed but then their bodies had reactions to medication or something else.

My feeling is that a shock, shocking as it is, is better than watching pain drag on for years. But your dad was an exception. He was cheerful and a fighter. Congratulations on making the effort.

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