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 Post subject: Condolences
PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 14:46 
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Please feel free to express your feelings here. I am sure Claire will appreciate them.

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I'm very sorry to hear that. I've not been on here very much recently and was stunned to read this bit of news.

Paul and I may not have agreed about very much but he had my utmost respect for making a stand about what he passionately believed in.

Rest In Peace Paul.

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Sad, gutted in fact. Extremely dissapointed that we never met, I am sure we could have spent many a long hour discussing things that don't communicate properly through an internet forum.

My deepest condolences to Claire and his family.

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Long time reader but felt I had to register to post my condolences.

So sad to hear the news, my thoughts are with his friends & family during this time.

Take care all.


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It's strange how you feel that you know someone well via a chat forum whom you have never met face-to-face .

Many condolences from me on your (and our) sad loss.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 15:10 
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A public copy of my words from earlier
Roger wrote:
I'm crying here. Claire, we all loved him in our own ways. Please let us know what we can do to help you short term - and somhow, collectively, we will keep the campaing alive. That is the very least he desrves. He will not rest until all the yellow boxes are rusting in peace.


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Words fail me I’m afraid, a great lose to our society and a true fighter. RIP Paul, and my deepest sympathy to Claire and family members.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 14, 2007 15:13 
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My heart goes out to you Claire.

I had the pleasure of meeting Paul. He was a man who clearly had passion for his work and the commitment to follow it through. I don’t think anyone else could have run the campaign any better.


Paul and Claire had to make sacrifices to help keep the campaign going.
Claire, I’m happy to continue with my subscription to help support you through this difficult time.


You’ll be greatly missed Paul.


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I am shocked and sadened.
I am sorry for Claire and the campaign
So many unfinished projects

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For once I haven't many words and although I've only spoken with Paul a few times on the phone, i'm quite choked actually. Paul's a brave man who stood up for what he believed in, the best memorial to him i'm quite sure, is to keep his work and SafeSpeed going.

Condolences to Paul's family.


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Very sad news and our condolences go to Claire and the rest of Paul’s family.

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Stunned. Paul was a very clever and brave man.


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I'm stunned. I never really got to know Paul but I know that he will be sorely missed by everyone. My condolences to all that are close to him.

A sad day for road safety.

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The world is a poorer place without him.

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Shocked and deeply saddened. This is going to take a while to sink in. Like others here I felt I knew Paul so well despite never having met him. If there were more people like Paul then the world would be a much better place.

My condolences Claire.

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I don't know what to say - I'm shocked and deeply saddened by this terrible news.

My deepest condolences to Claire and the rest of his family and close friends. A strong and wise man who will be sadly missed.

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Shocked to see this, and my sympathies are with his family during this hard time.

As bombus said, the world would be a better place with more people like Paul


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My sincere condolences. A great man. A terrible loss. :cry:


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He will be a great loss to all who were honestly seeking to improve road safety.


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My deepest heartfelt condolences, a man of his conviction and integrity who dedicated his life to making the roads safer.


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