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Gazza - sad news

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It's many months since I visited this site and it's with a heavy heart that I have to let you know that Gary Meekings aka Gazza sadly passed away last night after succumbing to the Covid 19 virus. I'd known him for many years and not only was he a car nut par excellence he was also a super guy to spend time with. RIP Gary
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Sad indeed! I did not know him personally, but feel I knew him through the forum :(

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Shocking news and so sad. I met him several times over the last 10+ years. A great guy, and huge contributor to the zed community. RIP Gary.
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Gary will be sorely missed. Gone too soon my friend.

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Really sad news to hear of Gary's passing after succumbing to Covid-19.
RIP Gary

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Very sad news R I P Gaza

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So sad. Such a generous and happy person who could reduce one to fits of laughter with his corny sense of humour. We will all miss him so much.

Rest in Peace Gary xxx
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So sorry to here this sad news, l met Gazza on a cruise he organised some years ago, what a nice guy.

This forum will miss his witty input. R.I.P
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Very sorry to hear of Gary passing, my sincere condolences to all of his family, we will miss him on this forum.
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Terribly sad news.

I only knew Gary as a moderator of, and contributor to, this forum but his willingness to help myself and countless others with advice wherever possible was always very much appreciated.

Condolences to family and friends.


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That’s really sad news. Best wishes to his friends and family.
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A sad loss to his family and the community.
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Very sorry to read this news, condolences to his family.

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Wow, I have not been on here for such a long time and just thought I would see if I could remember my login by pure chance and this is the first thread I see.......such sad news.........a long term owner from before my days on the site........reminds us that time stands still for no one RIP
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This is so sad, Gary will be sorely missed.
RIP :(
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Very sad news indeed - please pass on my respects to his family
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Just heard the news, speechless :shock: Spoke to him a few weeks ago.
Sincere condolences to his friends and family.

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O no so sad to here my deepest condolences to his family :-(.

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Absolutely gutted.

I just came over to see what was going on. I really didn't expect to scroll down and see this.

My belated condolences to GaryTheFish's family and all those who knew him.
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Sad news indeed
I never got to meet him in person but I felt a genuine love for the car and a real desire to help whenever I needed sound advice.
A huge gap has opened up in our little corner of Zed World.

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only just reading this, i brought my z3 from him in 2006, which i still have, lovely man

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Still in shock over Gary's death. Top bloke and a good friend to me. This site and the Zed community owe him so much.
I will remember him every time I turn the key in Hamish.
Rest in peace, Gazza.
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