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Old 11-07-2011, 04:08 AM   #1
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Jim " jim83itaska" Elliott

It is with great sadness, we announce the passing of www.iRV2 member

Jim "jim83itaska" Elliott
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Old 11-07-2011, 05:22 PM   #2
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he was my friend even tho i never met him he got my mpg up by almost 2 mpg
i could e-mail him or call when on the road he had stage 4 lung cancer not sure what that means he did get a final rv trip before the parting. i did contact his daughter she mat show up here

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Old 11-11-2011, 05:50 PM   #3
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My sincere condolences to Jim's family & friends on their loss. You will be in my prayers at this difficult time.

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Old 11-18-2011, 07:59 PM   #4
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I was just going to ask him a question about my motor home...barely knew him but in the short time I did he was VERY helpfull.....sad to hear for sure My sympathies from Alberta Canada...
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Old 11-19-2011, 07:07 PM   #5
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I am taken by surprise and saddened to hear of Jim's passing. Although I never met Jim personally, his kindness and giving nature showed through as he patiently helped me with tuning information both by email and by phone, until we got my 85 Chieftain from 4.8 mpg to 7.3 while towing. God speed Jim, I hope you will save me a spot in that RV park in the sky!
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My sincere condolences to Jim's family. My understanding is that he was an extremely friendly and helpful individual so he will be missed greatly by us and his family and friends. RIP Jim.
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Old 03-29-2012, 11:49 AM   #7
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I was just deleting old email yesterday when I found his it was hard to think of it Jim got one last Rv trip before he left us see you Jim
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Our sincere condolences to Jim's family. Although I never met him, his loss is felt by all of the RV community.
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I even found a pic of his rv
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Mr. Elliott had passed away almost a year before I joined IRV2, but I continue to be blown away by the knowledge he possessed at tuning these old dinosaurs. I wish I could have known him. I so respect that kind of knowledge.
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He was a great man his tuning got me 8 mpg towing 5600 lbs he passed from cancer just before thanksgiving 2011 he did get one last Rv trip before leaving jim my friend save me the spot next to you see you buddy
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I got to know him a couple of years ago. I talked to him on a few occasions. When we talked it was like old home week. The last time I talked to him, he gave me the news about his cancer. In talking he said to me he wasn't ready to go because he had to many projects he wanted to try and do. He had an energy I wish I had.
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Old 11-20-2013, 05:07 AM   #13
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i take time to reflect 2 years ago he had his last rv trip. i could call him anytime. jim you will be remembered

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