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W8BUD G# 2409 D# 496 SK

I am sorry to report that Bud Coulter, W8BUD G# 2409 D# 496 passed away on March 4, 2021.

News of his passing may be viewed at this link:

https://www.echovita.com/us/obituaries/mi/south-haven/buddy-coulter-12406683

Barry K2MF G# 325 D# 739

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Chuck Ralph W3CR G# 1923 Silent Key

I am very sorry to report that Chuck Ralph W3CR G#1923 D#226 became a silent key on February 18, 2021.

Chuck was also a very active mobiler and county hunter for many years and earned the CQ Magazine USA-CA Award #955 on September 15, 1998.

News of Chuck’s passing may be viewed here:

https://www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/qconline/name/charles-ralph-obituary?n=charles-ralph&pid=197809158&fhid=19019

73 Barry K2MF G#325 D#739

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Three Geratoler Silent Keys

I am very sorry to report that the following three Geratolers are being reported by QRZ as Silent Keys:

Peter von Chrustschoff W8US G# 308

John Henderson N4NAB G# 1345

Dan Clevenger WØVD G# 2225 – Dan was also active with the Straight Key Century Club #2515

We will miss them!

73 Barry K2MF G# 325 D# 739

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Urb LeJeune W1UL SK

I am very sorry to report that Urb LeJeune W1UL G#253 D#686 became a silent key on January 22, 2021.

Urb was active with the Straight Key Century Club (SKCC #6668) and a regular on the Geratol Net at different times over the years.

News of Urb’s passing may be viewed here:

https://obarc.org/index.cfm

73 Barry K2MF G#325 D#739

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George Tomlinson AA4GT G#2533 D#633 Silent Key

I am sorry to report that George Tomlinson AA4GT G#2533 D#633 became a silent key from complications due to COVID-19 on April 9, 2020, as reported by KN4SWS to N4CD and posted in the County Hunter Web Forum at this link: http://countyhunterweb.org/DisplayForum.php?id=15596.

George was a very active Geratoler as was his wife Mary NV4Z G#885 D#86 whom he married on September 2, 2000 and who predeceased him on July 21, 2018. He was also a very active county hunter and was 86 years old.

We will all miss George. Please stay home and stay safe during this pandemic!

73, Barry K2MF G#325 D#739

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