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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3615 on: February 04, 2019, 05:29:56 PM »
Lyle, I'm sorry you've lost your friend.  You must have a lot of good memories from all the years you were close.  That doesn't take away the pain, I know, but I hope it helps a little to think of the good times. 

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3616 on: February 09, 2019, 10:14:37 PM »
Patricia Nell Warren died 2/9/19 at age 83.

Patricia Nell Warren (born June 15, 1936 died February 9, 2019) was an American novelist, poet and journalist. Her first novel, The Front Runner, was the first work of contemporary gay fiction to make the New York Times Best Seller list.
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3617 on: March 11, 2019, 09:05:23 AM »
Mario at the rodeo

Oh, I remember him now.

This is sad news (news to me, I haven't visited this thread for quite a while).

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3618 on: April 06, 2019, 08:54:33 PM »
Remembering BayCityJohn

It is with great sadness that I'm writing this post, to talk about the passing of John Trudell, better known on the Ultimate Brokeback Forum as BayCityJohn.  BayCityJohn was one of the early members to the forum, and he quickly joined the team here as a tech specialist, volunteering his time to assist the forum with upgrades, updates, and general forum maintenance.

He attended many of the Brokie gatherings over the years.  His first was the BBM Backyard BBQ in Texas, and he hosted the gathering in Bay City, Michigan, which was held on the weekend of the Academy Awards, and was considered our own protest of Brokeback Mountain's Best Picture loss to Crash.   Bay City John was also part of the Ultimate Brokeback Forum Band, which performed before our private viewing of our movie.

BayCityJohn won Heath Ledger's shirt in an online auction, and he wore it to several of the gatherings.  He was wearing it when he met Oscar-winnging Brokeback screenwriter Diana Ossana.  Later on, John and Diana became friends, often posting on each other's Facebook pages, and he even organized a lunch for some Brokies, which was attended by Diana and her fellow screenwriter, Larry McMurtry.

BayCityJohn was featured author in the book "Beyond Brokeback, the Impact of A Film", and he took part in the two ads that were placed in Variety magazine, one to thank everyone involved with Brokeback, and one to remember Heath Ledger. 

John, we can't thank you enough for all you've done for the forum, and all of us, for the past 14 years.  You will be missed, and you are loved.

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3620 on: April 06, 2019, 09:23:28 PM »


CellarDweller & BayCityJohn

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3621 on: April 06, 2019, 09:28:48 PM »


Boris (Jari), KillersMom (Linda), Maturben  (Bob), PaintedShoes (Jackie) & BayCityJohn (John)

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3624 on: April 06, 2019, 09:54:09 PM »
I'm so sorry to hear this. 

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3625 on: April 06, 2019, 10:21:01 PM »
RIP John
You were a perfect gentleman, and that is exactly how I will remember you!
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3626 on: April 06, 2019, 10:44:12 PM »
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3627 on: April 07, 2019, 12:31:01 AM »
Hasta siempre, John, vuela alto y acuérdate de nosotros.

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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3628 on: April 07, 2019, 12:35:26 AM »
Thank you John.
I am out of words, but wanted to come here to say that.
Thank you and rest in peace.
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Re: Mourning Someone Who Has Died
« Reply #3629 on: April 07, 2019, 01:40:47 AM »
Although he hasn’t been on the Forum much recently, John was such an integral part of it.

I only met him very briefly in Madrid. I knew that he could sometimes be quite reticent, so I was really pleased when he gave me a warm hug.

Rest in peace, John.
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