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JanRoza

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BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« on: December 10, 2014, 08:01:54 am »
Just read on the Dutch Delphi forum that Reinier Olislagers better known here as BigChimp passed away on december 4th. A big loss for the Lazarus community, he will be sorely missed.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #1 on: December 10, 2014, 08:17:46 am »
It's a big lost for the all. My condolence for his family and friend.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #2 on: December 10, 2014, 08:30:37 am »
A black day for the community. My condolences to his family.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #3 on: December 10, 2014, 08:55:25 am »
What a sad day. My condolence to his family and friends.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #4 on: December 10, 2014, 09:03:38 am »
I do not know why I felt like I lost a friend, and not any friend, but someone I know for a long time, like a very close friend.

What to say about this loss. No words can describe the moment when my eyes read: "BigChimp passed away", what a shock, although I haven't got any direct contact with Reinier, except the few times that he helped me out here.
BigChip was one of the few people that you admire without spending too much time to know him.

Amazing personality and good person he was. Very decent and supportive, whenever you need help he is always there to assist. Whenever you come to this forum you can't miss but to notice his presence helping here and there.

You will always be remembered BigChimp.

Rest in peace Reinier Olislagers.

My condolences to his family, friends and Lazarus community.

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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #5 on: December 10, 2014, 09:26:51 am »
What a shock. BigChimp seemed to be a permanent rock in the community. My condolences to his family.

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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #6 on: December 10, 2014, 09:37:35 am »
My condolences to his family, friends and Lazarus community.

 :'(  :'(  :'(

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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #7 on: December 10, 2014, 10:06:58 am »
It is very chocking, he worked with my on TurboBird this year, and he told me that he has a cancer, I talked to him many times in skype, and I emailed him from time to time asking about his health
I wanted to ask about him today in Lazarus forum.
It is really sad news for Lazarus community.

This is his last email reply to me on October 13
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Hi Motaz,
Just hanging on and coding sometimes. Treatment keeps me off the
forum/mailing lists sometimes. Was busy with import module for lazsqlx
(and turbobird)...

How are you?

Regards,
Reinier


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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #8 on: December 10, 2014, 10:21:37 am »
JanRoza, where is the link for than Dutch forum, do you have a photo for him?
I have found his flicker link, but I didn't know which photo belong to him, is he old or young, I didn't know

https://www.flickr.com/photos/41792212@N00/

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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #9 on: December 10, 2014, 10:30:14 am »
This is a community that will feel the loss of such an outstanding contributor keenly.
Thanks, BigChimp, for all you've given us over many years.
Rest in peace.


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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #11 on: December 10, 2014, 12:12:25 pm »
What a shock! Thank you, Reinier, for all your help and mentorship.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2014, 12:14:23 pm »
It's a shock for me. Of some reason, I thought he is very young.
My condolences to his family and friends.
And thank you.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2014, 12:44:29 pm »
I've only been using Lazarus for a little while, but in that little while he helped me several times. Thank you, BigChimp, and rest in peace.
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Re: BigChimp passed away on 4th december
« Reply #14 on: December 10, 2014, 12:52:28 pm »
 :o I could not believe my eyes! I'm in total shock. I'm indebted to him for his helpful advice on this forum. My heart goes out to his family. He will be greatly missed.

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