In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby Astro » March 5th, 2012, 12:25 pm

Thank you, Amy, for your posts this morning... you are quite a remarkable lady for having the strength to do so.

I'm sure I speak for us all when I say that our thoughts are with you and Dave's children now and, especially so tomorrow afternoon. I think it is entirely appropriate that we close the Forum tomorrow afternoon as a mark of respect to Dave... thank you to Charlie and Stu for proposing this.

So that the wider membership understand where we're at with the files, 'Android 4.0 crane image' and 'Flashing kit' that Dave was planning to share with us... we believe they're part of a set of 4 (Dave's already shared 2) files that
should enable the Excel Tablet to run Android 4 / Ice Cream Sandwich.

Dave was not planning to release these files into the wild... see 'Something which may be of use to Excel owners' http://scrolltabletforum.co.uk/site/viewtopic.php?f=48&t=2147 about it where Dave said:
'The archive is password protected to prevent unauthorised use, if you require it please pm/email me. I will only divulge the password to those I know well on here. If you are given it DO NOT pass it on - I will not
be happy!'.

Charlie has agreed to take on the role of making the files available as per Dave's wishes... more on this from Charlie when the time is more appropriate.

We think it might be nice if we refer to the fileset as the 'Dave / FoneFixer ICS Upgrade for Excel' or something of that ilk. That way, every time someone upgrades to it or uses the new software, they will have the chance to remember Dave and give thanks for his 'gift'.

It is said that we live on for as long as people remember us in their hearts and minds... I did a quick Google on 'Dave / Fonefixer' and he is 'everywhere'! He will most certainly live on for a long, long time.

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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby Trashcooky » March 5th, 2012, 12:43 pm

Beautifully put Excel, Dave will not be forgotten.
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby HEXHUNT » March 5th, 2012, 1:35 pm

How sad, I was only talking to him on Friday about some fun phone stuff he helped me with some issues I had with my phone, he was spot on with every thing he told me and knew so much,
Is it ok if I ask how he passed? its just a bit of a shock that I rocked in to work and 1st thing I did was go to his website to see what was new, :-(
My respects go out to his famaly,
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby Charlie » March 5th, 2012, 2:11 pm

For @Dave - We are continuing the project you started (thanks to Amy for giving me the files) - It will take us a bit longer to do as we don't have you to help us, but we will get it done, fingers crossed.

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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby pwilko123 » March 5th, 2012, 2:39 pm

Very sad news, fonefixer was a truly remarkable man.

Would it be possible to donate to a charity that was suported by fonefixer?
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby marcknuckle » March 5th, 2012, 7:48 pm

blimey, sad news.

i was only reading some of his posts the other day.

what an amazing woman he had, to be able to do what she has on here.

thanks and RIP
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby blueeagle69 » March 5th, 2012, 11:00 pm

Just got onto my beloved forum after a couple of days.
I am very saddened by the news of the passing of Dave (Fonefixer)
R.I.P mate.
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby AmyB » March 6th, 2012, 5:25 am

pwilko123 wrote:Very sad news, fonefixer was a truly remarkable man.

Would it be possible to donate to a charity that was suported by fonefixer?


Hello,

Dave's children have asked me to pass on their sincere thanks for all the lovely comments.

If it is of any assistance the contents of Dave's Paypal account are being donated to the Guide Dogs for the Blind in the UK, which is what he would have wanted. His Son Matt is dealing with this on our behalf. If you would care to donate you can do so here.

I understand his Paypal account will remain open for the next two weeks, then the proceeds will be sent direct to them.

Thank you,

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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby admin » March 6th, 2012, 10:32 am

Just to let everyone know this forum will be closed today for 2 hours, from 1pm to 3pm GMT, as a mark of respect for Dave.
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Re: In the Memory of Dave AKA Fonefixer

Postby suggsy89 » March 6th, 2012, 12:30 pm

admin wrote:Just to let everyone know this forum will be closed today for 2 hours, from 1pm to 3pm GMT, as a mark of respect for Dave.


I cant agree more, may he rest in peace :(
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