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with much regret I must inform all of our members that Dave succumbed to his illness last night. R I P old mate.

Viv

I have no date as yet for the funeral possibly next Wednesday I will post details when available

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RIP Devious. I met him a couple of times and was a great guy full of some good stories. Could set up a slot car as well. He will be missed.


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Jenny rang this afternoon and told me, very sad news, he will be missed, always there with a helping hand and advice, could build a car with his eyes shut and still kick everyones arse.

 

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Gary

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Very sad news,

 

Not entirely unexpected but sad never the less

 

RIP Devious

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Ah Bugga,..... I had the pleasure of spending an hour or so with Dave over coffees when he visited Adelaide a few years back. we had a great conversation on our hobby in that time.

 

He was one of nature's gentlemen.

 

Please pass on my sympathy to Dave's Family and Friends

 

Alan.

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with much regret I must inform all of our members that Dave succumbed to his illness last night. R I P old mate.

Viv

I have no date as yet for the funeral possibly next Wednesday I will post details when available

 

Could be as early as Monday Viv.

 

Thanks for the pics Gazza.

 

Dave was a close and helpful friend of mine and many of our group, he will be surely missed


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WOW. Dave was one of natures gentleman. Had the pleasure of racing with (in teams events) and against Dave and he was always a crafty bugger to get passed (which didnt happen too often).

 

He will be truly missed by all.

 

RIP Devious!

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Just read the news. Dave was a gentleman of the slotcar world. He was a good friend and helped me out with my racing. Dave was the man who invented the KISS rule . He was the only bloke I knew who could build a car for a race meeting and turn up with a completely different car and run well. The man upstairs better have a good setup because he's got a bit of competition. RIP my freind . I too was happy to have that couple of hours with you.

Craig


Craig

 

"You can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time”.

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Sorry to hear the sad news. He's no doubt sitting on a comfy chair somewhere with a screwdriver in one hand and a slotty in the other.

 

Condolences to his friends and family.


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Farewell Devious... May your final journey be a great one...

I was not fortunate to have met you in person, but your presence on here will most definitely be missed...

 

Also, my condolences to your family in this difficult time.

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A note from Jennifer (Dave's Daughter) for those interested and available

 

"Dad passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer on Tuesday 26 April. He wasn't in any pain and it was a peaceful passing.

 

His funeral will be held on Tuesday 3 May at 9.30am in the East Chapel at the Northern Suburbs Crematorium - 199 Delhi Road, North Ryde and a wake will be held from 11.30 at the Crystal Jade Seafood Restaurant in the Marconi Club, 121 -133 Prairie Vale Road, Bossley Park".


I can't believe that I wanted to grow up

 

Mount Salt Panorama Track Combined Road and Rally Track built near Salt Pan Creek Padstow - Sydney

 

A quick build rally track

 

2017 WRP Round 11 at Mt Salt Panorama

 

https://i128.photobu...zpss7sqiwfj.jpg

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He was loved by many and he will be missed. As others have said always the gentleman and always willing to help anyone who asked for it.

 

Had the pleasure of knowing the Big Fella for quite a few years his one passion and maybe vice was his love of slot cars an in particular building them. Remember so many times that he had no hesitation in buying a car completly pulling it apart moving mortors to different locations once he had finished you would not recognise the new chassis from what was once the original. Once he put in on the track though was it good. Some of the best cars I had ever driven had Dave's .magic hands run over them

 

To his daughter Jennifer we are all sorry for you loss

 

RIP BIG fella may the slot gods smile on you up there

 

Charlie

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Sorry to hear this..

Met the man few times.. all great experiences.

RIP you fine man.

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I haven't had the time to come racing or check the site so was unaware of his troubles. This is such sad news.

 

May the lord smile on you in the afterlife. RIP Devious.


Stu

 

Old racers race harder

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