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Vale: Izzy Forreal

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Izzy Forreal, Nov 9, 2017.

  1. Izzy Forreal

    Izzy Forreal Much Loved Bulldogs Member Gilded x2 Premium Member Gilded

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    Hi everyone out there in Bulldog land,

    Just letting everyone know that Izzy Forreal passed away at 12:33pm today after a five and a half year battle with cancer. He is laying down in his bulldog t-shirt ready for his final match.

    The one thing that put a smile on his face, regardless of the suffering was when he heard that Des Hasler was terminated as coach and he was e-static when he learned that Dean Pay became the new head coach.

    I will post funeral arrangement as soon as the are confirmed.

    Thank-you.
     
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  2. Mr Invisible

    Mr Invisible Super Mod Staff Member Premium Member Gilded

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    Shit... honestly I am so so very sorry to hear this.

    I know he was unwell (he mentioned it in another thread) but never made a big commotion on here about it.

    I am so very sorry for your loss.

    My heartfelt condolences to you, his friends, his family, and all those that knew him.

    May he rest peacefully.
     
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  3. Bad Billy

    Bad Billy Immortal

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    Terrible news.
    Condolences to his family. You always have friends here to talk to.
    Memories of him will forever remain in the kennel.
    A very good man. Lost too soon.
    RIP.
     
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  4. Mr Invisible

    Mr Invisible Super Mod Staff Member Premium Member Gilded

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    I have posted up a banner as well statement and rememberance thread on the site. :( Flags at half mast here today.

    I've also upgraded the account and account details so he shall always be remembered here.

    Echoing Bad Billy's sentiments.... We don't lose members here, we lose brothers and sisters from locations unknown.
     
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  5. blueyedsamurai

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    I remember he made a thread last year saying he was very sick and didn't have much time left but had not heard much since then.
    Very sad news, hopefully he went painlessly and may he rest in peace.
     
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  6. c-b-b

    c-b-b Moderator Staff Member

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    So sad. I read the thread where he said he was unwell.

    I absolutely loved reading his posts. So much passion and commonsense.

    RIP bulldogs brother. Hope the boys can win the premiership next year for you.
     
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  7. Papa Het

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    I really would like to extend my condolences

    He will be very much missed here on the kennel

    I really liked his honest input.
    Here on the kennel izzy was always to the point and honest in his posts

    I have much respect for him
     
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  8. djaraboy

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    I'm sorry for the loss. Condolences to the family.

    May he rest in peace.
     
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  9. Mr 95%

    Mr 95% Kennel Addict Gilded

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    ‘Is he for real?’ Yes he was..in every sense.. I never interacted with him..but I read his posts..always said it straight.. R.I.P. Izzy..And condolences to the family..
     
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  10. south of heaven

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    Rest in peace brother.
    Hope family is doing best they can .
     
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  11. Brendan07

    Brendan07 Forum Regular

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    Rest in Peace

    May you be without suffering in heaven
     
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  12. Ecca

    Ecca Kennel Addict Gilded

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    Rest in peace my brother.

    :(
     
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  13. Hacky McAxe

    Hacky McAxe Immortal Gilded

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    Very sorry to hear. Izzy was a top bloke that provided a lot to the Kennel. My condolences go out to the family. He will definitely be missed.
     
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  14. TANK 2.0

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    We talked a bit in PM, let me tell you he was tough as nails, a fighter and a down to earth man.

    Proud to call him a mate.

    Rest now my brother, you will not be forgotten.

    Much love to his family and respect to the Kennel staff for the banner and this thread.
     
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  15. Mitch Connor

    Mitch Connor Super Moderator Staff Member

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    RIP Izzy Forreal

    Condolences to the family and friends.
     
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  16. utility half

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    So sad to hear of this news. I remember Izzy posting and saying he was ill and after that initial post we didn't hear a lot more about his sickness...although he would still log on and share his passion/ frustration about the team with the rest of us at tines.... he was obviously a very strong, no nonsense guy and was always very passionate in his posts about the Bulldogs. He obviously loved the club. Hopefully the team has a great year he would be proud of.

    Really sorry again to hear of your loss and as others have said there's always a community here for you if you need support or to talk.

    Best wishes... and RIP Izzy!
     
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  17. TANK 2.0

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    Man, this hit me hard. My heart feels heavy.

    Just appreciate friends and family while you can, don't sweat the small stuff.

    I'm sure you all helped him out with his battle like you guys do with mine.

    Thank you.
     
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    We may not have always agreed on everything but there was always respect. Rest in peace Izzy. You will be missed.
     
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    I'm sorry to hear that he lost his battle with cancer. Condolences to you and all the family mrs Izzy.
     
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    Very sad news, on behalf of the 1eyed Eel forum and the Parramatta family id like to wish Izzy, family and friends all the power and blessings, may the road rise up for Izzy and the wind be at his back, may his next journeys be full of happiness and love.
    What a brave and courageous battle it must have been, its blokes like Izzy who are the heroes, not footy players.
    Hats off to you mate, respect and good luck on your new travels.
     
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