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Old 12-12-2007, 09:23 PM   #1
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Default One of Canada's finest - John Posthumus

It is a sad, sad day... John Posthumus passed away this evening.

He fought his cancer 3 times and won! He was declared in remission just a few weeks ago. However he got sick on Thursday of last week and has been critically ill since with an infection.

John was a big part of the Southern Ontario RC scene having raced for many years. Many of you will have known him and knew he was truly a wonderful person.

He was a special friend to all of us here at FastCats and we will miss him greatly!
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Old 12-12-2007, 09:44 PM   #2
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John will be greatly missed. He was a great asset to the R/C community. He will be greatly missed. My condolences go out to family and friends.

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May we all shed a tear for John....he was one of the most pleasent guys i ever met....rest in pease!
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a friend of the fastcats crew, is a friend of mine.

rip john.
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Old 12-13-2007, 04:36 AM   #5
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Sorry to hear that. He will be missed.
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This is a great loss to the R/C community and for everyone who knew him. RIP John, you will be missed greatly.

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Old 12-13-2007, 06:24 AM   #7
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John was by far one of the nicest guys I have ever met through RC. I just saw him a couple weeks ago and seemed to be doing very well. My condolences to his family...
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Old 12-13-2007, 02:27 PM   #8
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I have posted some pictures of John on our website for those who might like to see them.

www.fastcats.ca

We have cancelled our trophy race Dec. 23 and instead will be hosting a memorial race for John on Sunday Jan. 6th (you can catch it on liverc.com)
donations raised will go to the Princess Margarets' bone marrow transplant program
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:20 PM   #9
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My blessings go out to the family.
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Old 12-13-2007, 03:21 PM   #10
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I sat across from John at Vegas a couple of years ago, what a great guy. We talked and laughed alot, I remember our 1/12 scale conversations well.
I am so sorry to hear the news. My condolences to his family.
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This is a great loss to the R/C community and for everyone who knew him, My condolences goes out to the Posthumus family...........Save a spot on the stand for me John.........
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man john was hell of a guys and a good team driver we here at fullthrottle will miss him very much

loosing my brother not to long ago was hard now we lost a good friend
and a team driver


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Prayers go out to John and his family, my he RIP.
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Tis is very great loss to the r/c community RIP John my prayers go out to the family
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First off I would like to send out my condolences to the Posthumus family in this trying and tragic time.

I had only known John a few years just from being around the tracks and not once did I know that he had battled with cancer through out his life, and I really belive that is a testement to the person that John was. He was that guy who liked to have fun and was always willing to give a helping hand, I wish his family all the best as they will be in my thoughts through out this holiday season.

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