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Re: Robert Spinner's wife Dianne on life support

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This is not a happy time for Robert.
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She has passed, sad to say -
https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-robert- ... mily-needs
While fund solicitation is a no no here, I think, considering all he has given to the Volvo community, an exception should be made
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azureblue wrote: 02 Jul 2022, 10:13 She has passed, sad to say -
https://www.gofundme.com/f/help-robert- ... mily-needs
While fund solicitation is a no no here, I think, considering all he has given to the Volvo community, an exception should be made
That is obviously Matt's call.
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Post by matthew1 »

I put up a Board Announcement at the top of all forum pages... I have 0 problem with anyone posting any link to help Robert. Go nuts.
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Post by Krons »

Thanks for posting the banner. We need more people in this world like Robert. Tough times for him.
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Post by foggydogg »

Robert posted an update yesterday


Nice photo slide show starts at 20:09
Robert and Dianne had attended a nephew's wedding just a few days before she took ill (That's the lead pic.)
He and I talked the morning she presented at the ER. She walked in under her own power, but just felt 'off'. Robert said it was the first time in their marriage that she had ever said she needed to go to the hospital.
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94 850 Turbo, T-boned, ambulance for me, crusher for it
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00 V70xc x2, both now dead
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Post by foggydogg »

As mentioned on the other thread. Robert and Elisabeth are back in Cincinnati, but Dianne is not. Just got a text from Robert saying he thinks most of the issues in Las Vegas are solved, waiting on the logistics end now, and space in the belly of a plane.
One thing that might help Robert in the long run would be for more folks subscribing to his YouTube channel; rumor has it the number of subscribers has an impact on monetizing the hits on his videos, regardless whether anybody actually watches new content.
www.youtube.com/c/RobertDIY
Maybe somebody with better knowledge of the platform could comment.
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94 850 Turbo, T-boned, ambulance for me, crusher for it
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98 V70R, Junkyard rescue
98 V70GLT x2, parts cars
00 V70xc x2, both now dead
62 122s four door, 2l, FI head, discs up front, ipd swaybars
56 445 Duett basket project
1950 Studebaker 2R10 flatbed, T9 crashbox

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Post by foggydogg »

Dianne still mired in Bureaucratic Paralysis in Las Vegas, and now Robert has tested positive for Coronavirus.
The first 1:30 is an update, the rest is part of his Hanging Out series.

Even when he gets Dianne home, it may take a while for a military funeral to get on the schedule, especially if interment will be in a Veterans cemetery (Dianne is a Veteran as well.)
69 1800s, @500k Death by Rust
94 850 Turbo, T-boned, ambulance for me, crusher for it
97 850T5 project
98 V70R, Junkyard rescue
98 V70GLT x2, parts cars
00 V70xc x2, both now dead
62 122s four door, 2l, FI head, discs up front, ipd swaybars
56 445 Duett basket project
1950 Studebaker 2R10 flatbed, T9 crashbox

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Post by foggydogg »

Robert posted on the other thread this morning
viewtopic.php?t=100388
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94 850 Turbo, T-boned, ambulance for me, crusher for it
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98 V70R, Junkyard rescue
98 V70GLT x2, parts cars
00 V70xc x2, both now dead
62 122s four door, 2l, FI head, discs up front, ipd swaybars
56 445 Duett basket project
1950 Studebaker 2R10 flatbed, T9 crashbox

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Post by foggydogg »

Robert reports that Dianne arrived in Cincinnati late Wednesday .
Burial ceremony will be next Thursday, July 28th, at 11:00 AM
Dayton National Cemetery (On the grounds of the Veterans Affairs Medical Center)
4400 West Third Street
Dayton, Ohio
69 1800s, @500k Death by Rust
94 850 Turbo, T-boned, ambulance for me, crusher for it
97 850T5 project
98 V70R, Junkyard rescue
98 V70GLT x2, parts cars
00 V70xc x2, both now dead
62 122s four door, 2l, FI head, discs up front, ipd swaybars
56 445 Duett basket project
1950 Studebaker 2R10 flatbed, T9 crashbox

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