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Old 05-29-2014, 12:41 PM   #1
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"Dunner" Mike Beatty

Our friend and fellow iRV2 contributor "Dunner" (Mike Beatty) passed away Thursday May 29 in Phoenix. I will miss his voice on the forum.

RIP, Mike. Thanks for all the help you gave me.

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Old 05-29-2014, 01:38 PM   #2
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RIP, your wit and advice will be greatly missed. Your thread on basement air is a classic.

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Old 05-29-2014, 03:15 PM   #3
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I have enjoyed his contributions to IRV2 over the years. Our prayers go out to family and friends.
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Old 05-29-2014, 03:31 PM   #4
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I've read a lot of his posts. Makes me sad to know he's gone. RIP Dunner!
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Mike and I chatted a number of times, I enjoyed his knowledge, humor, and outlook on life. I know he was fighting some health issues recently, at least now he's not in pain. R.I.P.


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Old 05-29-2014, 03:54 PM   #6
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A void that will be hard to replace RIP Dunner !
Prayer's to the family and friends.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:24 PM   #7
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Mike was one of a kind, "If Dunner can't fix, nobody can". It was good to know him.
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Old 05-29-2014, 04:36 PM   #8
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Must have been things up in Heaven the 'BIG GUY' needed Mike's help with. His wit and wisdom will be greatly missed. RIP Dunner.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:20 PM   #9
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Very saddened to hear this.
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Old 05-29-2014, 05:24 PM   #10
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Really sorry to hear this, Dunner helped me on several occasions. Will miss his help and wit.

RIP Dunner
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My mouth is just "hanging" open! He just told me about his battle a month ago and said he was doing better!!!!!! He had the same battle with cancer that my Father in law just when through.........RIP DUNNER, MY FRIEND!
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Sorry to hear this news. I know he had been going through some pretty dark times a while ago, but thought he was beating it.

Going to miss him as well.

So long buddy...
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R.I.P. always enjoyed "Dunners" post so to the issue. Saddened !
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RIP dude !
Enjoyed reading many of your posts. Especially the ones that ended with one of these.... ,

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