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Postby john j connell » Tue May 16, 2017 9:30 pm

Sorry to have to pass on the sad news that Alan passed away peacefully in the early hours of this morning, condolences to his family. Rest in Peace Alan. JJC.
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Postby Invicta » Tue May 16, 2017 9:34 pm

Shocked and saddened to hear this. A stalwart of the Forum.
RIP Brunny/Alan , a real Buck.
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Postby dorothy834 » Tue May 16, 2017 9:44 pm

Just had to read that twice to take it in,,
So sad ..he will be greatly missed on this forum..
He knew how to press buttons and get us all going..great fun.
Condolences to Alan family .
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Thanks John for posting sad news.
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Postby Silver-Haired-Hippy » Tue May 16, 2017 10:00 pm

I can hardly believe it, so shocked to hear such sad news about Alan. It only seems a few days since he was posting. A great guy, he will be missed by so many. Rest in Peace Alan. Condolences to his family.

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Postby lily8 » Tue May 16, 2017 10:03 pm

So sad to wake up to this awful news I didn't even know Alan was ill, RIP Alan you will be sadly missed.

Sincere condolences to Alan's family
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Postby sheila » Tue May 16, 2017 10:08 pm

Such sad news R I P will be sadly missed on this site,
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Postby Matt » Tue May 16, 2017 10:25 pm

Rest in peace Alan,you had to be the greatest wind up artist I have ever met
but when I contacted you some time ago you were the kindest and most humorous
person I had the pleasure of knowing.
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Postby BossHogg » Tue May 16, 2017 11:02 pm

Sorry to hear this sad news, RIP and deepest condolences to his family.
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Postby Shelagh » Tue May 16, 2017 11:13 pm

Shocked and saddened to hear about Alan, can't believe it, all seems so sudden.
Heartfelt Sympathy to all the family..
Rest In Peace Brunnyboy x
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Postby beardedpapa » Wed May 17, 2017 1:11 am

Like everyone I am shocked and saddened to read this news, it was only recently he was still posting.

My condolences to his family.

RIP

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Postby Marie777 » Wed May 17, 2017 1:53 am

So very very sorry to read this sad message

My sincere sympathy to Alan's family and friends.

Rest in peace now you Bootle Buck, you will be sadly missed

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Postby Elaine Goulding » Wed May 17, 2017 4:42 am

What a dreadful shock. Does anyone know if he had been sick? A very sad day, Alan was a keen supporter of this forum and will be sorely missed. I send my deepest sympathy to his family.
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Postby bernie johno » Wed May 17, 2017 5:00 am

Sad news about Alan couldn't believe the news when j o Connell phoned me last night.Alan posted a like on my Facebook page on Monday reference pic's I had put on after my op.He will be missed not only on this forum but by all his family and friends.
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Postby bjones » Wed May 17, 2017 6:34 am

Can't believe this news. It was only last month that he thanked us for his birthday greetings saying "thats my last one I refuse to have anymore staying at this age its old enough".

I only met Brunnyboy once and liked him a lot. The sort of man who would always be a "cheeky boy", that I could give a smack and say "behave yourself soft lad".
A lad you could have a laugh with but just as obviously a big and kind heart..

Tara Al, wind up merchant extraordinaire, may you find peace at last.

Our sincere condolences to Alan's children and grandchildren and to Barbara and all of his friends. A real loss to us all.
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Postby filsgreen » Wed May 17, 2017 6:36 am

I first thought this was someone's idea of a sick joke. I can't believe Alan has gone; he was always so active. His views were controversial at times, but at least he never deviated from his opinions.

Rest in peace, Alan, your posts and especially your photo's will be missed.
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Postby Eddy Lloyd » Wed May 17, 2017 6:51 am

Shocking news. Alan was a stalwart on the forum and attended many of our meetings. A nice honest guy who will be sadly missed. R. I. P. Alan. Condolences to his family and friends.
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Postby IRENE H » Wed May 17, 2017 6:54 am

OH what a terrible shock, I knew alan well, we worked together on the bus,s so sorry for all his family & friends
Great fella always there to help anyone , Cannot believe this
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Postby Glenys » Wed May 17, 2017 6:55 am

Shocked, thought it was 'fake' news.
Sincere condolences to Alan's family.
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Postby nicolas » Wed May 17, 2017 8:23 am

So Sad, Nice lad!
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Postby henry » Wed May 17, 2017 9:08 am

Shocked at seeing this as he was shouting to me only a few weeks ago from his bus and looked great so to read this I still can't believe it R.I.P Alan
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Postby Joycen60 » Wed May 17, 2017 9:18 am

Totally Shocked by this. Hardly ever agreed with his views on things but was pleasantly surprised when he came to the meet ups and he came across as a really nice man. Rip Alan.
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Postby Sheelagh Tequila » Wed May 17, 2017 9:36 am

What a sad day today. ..... Like many of us I met Alan at a few of the meet ups, a lovely lad who I took to straight away,.A dark day for us all on the Bootle site.......... Deepest sympathy to Barbara and all of Alan`s family.

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Postby Bonesy » Wed May 17, 2017 11:03 am

Just back from holiday late last night and have just read of Al`s passing. I am sitting here stunned and very sad.
Al was a great fella and will be sadly missed by all.

R.I.P. Brunnyboy :cry:


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Postby Patricia » Wed May 17, 2017 12:49 pm

Such a shock to read this sad message.
Sincere condolences to Alan's Family and Friends.
R.I.P Alan.
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Postby BOBHAMO » Wed May 17, 2017 1:04 pm

A great bootle lad cant beleave alan has passed away
always on his bike and a poster of great threads will be sadley missed
R I P Alan and condolances to his family
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Postby Mack » Wed May 17, 2017 5:56 pm

So sorry to hear this sad news.

RIP Alan

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Postby lynne99 » Wed May 17, 2017 6:11 pm

Sympathy to his family. Must have been such a shock RIP
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Postby miv donelan » Wed May 17, 2017 6:24 pm

So sorry to hear the very sad news about Alan. My condolences to his family and friends. Like our other much mourned members, he will be sadly missed.
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Postby Jan » Wed May 17, 2017 9:00 pm

:cry: :cry:

I am so saddened and shocked to hear this very sad news.

I only saw Alan a couple of weeks ago, I was a passenger on his bus.

R.I.P Alan.

My condolences to Alan's family.

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Postby Bernie R » Wed May 17, 2017 11:20 pm

Such sad and shocking news.

Heartfelt condolences to Alan's family - he will be much missed here.

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Postby dannylewis » Thu May 18, 2017 1:20 am

Just got back from holiday i heared the sad news about Allan , he was a realy good guy i had lots of banter with him on the Bootle site , and more recently on FB , deepest sympathy to his family . Danny
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Postby smoked out » Thu May 18, 2017 8:22 am

Out of the blue , never knew he was sick , terrible as he has spent time changing his lifestyle to get in better shape , R.I.P LAD
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Postby Greenie79 » Thu May 18, 2017 9:30 am

Hi All, I don't normally post on the site, However I do read the forum every now and again, Alan was at my daughter's christening on Sunday (as my wife is his niece, Les's daughter) he was a picture of health and we are all in shock as much as anyone on here as it was sudden and unexpected, The autopsy is due to happen early next week and will reveal the cause of death.

R.I.P Big Al.
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Postby gazV8uk » Thu May 18, 2017 10:39 am

R.I.P. Brunnyboy, condolences to your family and friends.
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Postby Ernie Jackson. (Bunty) » Thu May 18, 2017 2:46 pm

Condolences to Alans family at their saddest time.
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