RIP Brin Olson

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RIP Brin Olson

Postby DADDY-O » 21 Apr 2017, 10:41

I just found out that Brin Olson died yesterday.

Brin was a regular here for many years - a big Smiths' fan - and although he hadn't posted for a while he was always friendly, funny and kind.

His son posted this (I guess it's not too private/personal to repost here):

My dad was a funny, caring, intelligent man who made me laugh, bought me my first guitar, introduced me to David Fincher films, worried when I would take long car journeys, and so many other things. I will miss him so much.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Jeemo » 21 Apr 2017, 10:43

Was just coming to post this. One of the good guys.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Goat Boy » 21 Apr 2017, 10:44

He came across as a very sweet, good natured man.

Rest easy, Brin.
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Walk In My Shadow » 21 Apr 2017, 10:47

Very sorry to hear this. Another one of us gone.



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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Belle Lettre » 21 Apr 2017, 10:56

So very sorry. A dear man.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Minnie the Minx » 21 Apr 2017, 11:57

Awful. Awful.
RIP Brin.
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Polishgirl » 21 Apr 2017, 12:06

How sad. Brin was such a gentleman and a thoroughly decent person altogether.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby soundchaser » 21 Apr 2017, 12:44

Oh, that's sad: one of our own.


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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Hugh » 21 Apr 2017, 12:46

Very sorry to hear this.

RIP Brin.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby northernsky » 21 Apr 2017, 12:53

Goat Boy wrote:He came across as a very sweet, good natured man.

Yes he did.
Terribly sorry to read this.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby The Great Defector » 21 Apr 2017, 13:04

R.I.P big lad.
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Still Baron » 21 Apr 2017, 13:07

What sad news!

Goat Boy wrote:He came across as a very sweet, good natured man.

That was my strong impression.

Rest In Peace, Brin.
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby fueryIre » 21 Apr 2017, 13:09

Another brother slips away.

RIP, Brin

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Moleskin » 21 Apr 2017, 13:33

RIP Brin.
-the artist formerly known as comrade moleskin-
-the unforgettable waldo jeffers-

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Diamond Dog » 21 Apr 2017, 13:54

I've just read this on Facebook.... fucking hell... Brin was such a decent, kind guy - who had a sense of humour too. Good grief.

RIP Brin.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Harvey K-Tel » 21 Apr 2017, 13:56

Ah, what a drag. He sure seemed like a good guy, both here and on facebook.

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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Charlie O. » 21 Apr 2017, 14:56

What y'all said.


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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Snarfyguy » 21 Apr 2017, 15:57

*doffs cap*
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby sloopjohnc » 21 Apr 2017, 16:02

Jeemo wrote:Was just coming to post this. One of the good guys.


He seemed like it. I was doing a BCB search a few weeks ago and came across his posts in a thread. Seemed like a really nice guy.
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Re: RIP Brin Olson

Postby Count Machuki » 21 Apr 2017, 16:42

Oh no. What a kind guy.
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