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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:50 pm

Do we know for sure it was "Wyoming Bob" from the site?
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby huffy13 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 12:54 pm

His profile says he visited the site yesterday at 9:52 am. When did this accident occur? Well, someone logged in with his profile anyway.
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby geojed » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:01 pm

Well WyomingBob was an Atty and here is a news report from Cheyenne. The photo they show on the news report looks like him too.

http://www.kgwn.tv/story/22832824/local-atty-howard-scotland-dies-in-mountain-climbing-accident
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby Mtnman200 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:16 pm

Same age, also. I'd corresponded some with him last year, and he was quite gracious. I would have liked to have done some climbing with him.
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby BillMiddlebrook » Wed Jul 17, 2013 1:40 pm

Thank you to those who confirmed that WyomingBob = Howard. I justed wanted to make sure.

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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby IHikeLikeAGirl » Wed Jul 17, 2013 3:10 pm

Damn. When I read about the accident and heard it was a "Wyoming man" it just never occurred to me that it was "WyomingBob".

Never had the good fortune of meeting him, but I too enjoyed reading his "Climbing with Bob" page that contained his numerous and humorous trip reports. They always made me smile.

My condolences to his family and friends. His wisdom and humor will be greatly missed.

Rest in peace....
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby Chicago Transplant » Wed Jul 17, 2013 4:12 pm

Just awful, I had seen the article earlier and no idea it was Wyoming Bob, he had some great TRs and its a shame to see him lose his life like this.

Just a rough start to summer for all of us. :cry:
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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby ulvetano » Wed Jul 17, 2013 7:09 pm

Tragic indeed. Thinking of the family and friends.

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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby Kiefer » Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:25 pm

God. What is going on around here? :evil:
Bob was an awesome guy. Good personality. Didn't really put two & two together
until now. No more tragedy.
Prayers to his family in this.

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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby Rock-a-Fella » Wed Jul 17, 2013 8:40 pm

May the strength of this community prop up his family and friends during this difficult time.

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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby mattpayne11 » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:34 pm

Kiefer wrote:God. What is going on around here? :evil:
Bob was an awesome guy. Good personality. Didn't really put two & two together
until now. No more tragedy.
Prayers to his family in this.


I was just thinking the same thing. I loved that guy's trip reports. He was always climbing stuff right before me, so his trip reports were always useful and enjoyable. Ugh.

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Re: WyomingBob Memorial

Postby Shawnee Bob » Wed Jul 17, 2013 9:43 pm

Shaping up as another rough summer. God bless and keep you all. Wouldn't mind seeing fewer of these stories.
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