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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 07:08    Post subject: The passing of Chris Wright  

I just learned of the passing of Chris Wright. Rest in Peace Chris.
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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 07:31    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

Too sad.... He is part of the history of mineralogy, I always saw him selling nice minerals, even in my remote past...

Rest in Peace Chris, my deepest condolences to his family (as well as to Chris Hughes)



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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 08:03    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

I am terribly sad to hear that Chris has passed, I feel as though there is a terrible loss to the world. He and I would share long stories about life, our experiences and the people we have met over the years. I truly feel the world has lost a man who had a caring nature, a fun spirit and a zest for minerals that was long in depth and passion.
This is just hard for me, I was truly very fond of the man and his soft voice, the way his face would light up when I came to see him. He was a joy.

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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 09:35    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

Chris was a friendly and knowledgeable man who always took a lot of time to explain facts and information about his minerals when I would visit him. He will be missed by many.

Rest in peace, Chris.

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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 10:09    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

Knew Chris a loooong time. The only thing bigger than his mineral warehouse was his heart!
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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 17:12    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

I am deeply grieved by the sadness of the passing of Chris...The world of mineralogy is now suffering...All sounds of minerals connected by heartstrings into Peace and Infinity !
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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 19:04    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

RIP Chris. I only met him last year in person and am very sad to hear of his passing.
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PostPosted: Jan 09, 2014 19:17    Post subject: Re: The passing of Chris Wright  

In the 40+ years I've known Chris, he was always up to date on world mineral finds and had high quality specimens at hand. Major loss to the mineral community! RIP Chris!
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