Shirleypal Has Passed

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Shirleypal Has Passed

Post by Sean_in_Montreal » 07-14-2012 03:27 AM

George announced on the show tonight that Shirleypal has passed away.
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Post by kbot » 07-14-2012 04:19 AM

Missed the announcement on the show. Received word yesterday. Sad passing. Shirley was a very good friend to me since my joining the forum a few years back. Joe (who I didn't know, but who appears to have had a deep impression on members), Linnea and now Shirley. My prayers go out for Shirley and her daughter.

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Post by SquidInk » 07-14-2012 10:10 AM

Thanks for everything, SP.

The FF archives are now more meaningful than ever, as they contain thousands of thoughtful posts from ShirleyPal - amazing individual, caring soul, and *HUGE* Art Bell fan. Read there often, friends.


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Post by Diogenes » 07-14-2012 11:46 AM

Prolific in her thoughts and words and enjoyed and loved the forum - you could tell.

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Post by starrmtn001 » 07-14-2012 03:05 PM

Oh my God no. I'm in shock right now. Please forgive me for not writing something right now. She's a strong and honorable woman who loves life. I'm not yet willing to accept that she's gone.

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Post by Riddick » 07-14-2012 07:02 PM

Others may now try to lay claim to the title of Number One Art Bell Fan, but IMHO none will ever match or surpass her fervor.

Farewell & Godspeed, Shirleypal.

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Post by megman » 07-14-2012 07:22 PM

Too sad........
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Post by Starry Night » 07-14-2012 08:43 PM

Very sad to hear about Shirley's passing. She was wonderful and she will be very missed.

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Post by cherry » 07-14-2012 09:04 PM

What happened? I missed the announcement last night on Coast. I'm not a member of the Fantastic Forum 2.

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Post by Dude111 » 07-14-2012 09:15 PM

starrmtn001 wrote: Oh my God no. I'm in shock right now. Please forgive me for not writing something right now. She's a strong and honorable woman who loves life. I'm not yet willing to accept that she's gone.
I am not either!!!

I thought she got mad at someone here and thats why she wasnt posting anymore,this is quite sad :(

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Post by cherry » 07-14-2012 09:53 PM

Whitley's Journal
June 29, 2012

.... Anyway, I am going to try to chronicle a few things. First, I'd like to say something about life and death. They don't have the same meaning to me that they once did. Death isn't a mystery anymore, but rather I see it as another part of the art of being. What happens is this: during life, we take experience in. We are in an active state. After the life is finished, we enter a passive, or contemplative state. It's breath. Life is breathing in. Death is breathing out. Two sides of a triad: life is the active side, death the passive ....

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Post by Dale O Sea » 07-14-2012 10:36 PM

Very sad news indeed. I'm also shocked - I had no knowledge she was even ailing, but had lost contact since she moved on from here.

My deepest sympathies to her friends and surviving family.

Yes, she certainly was Art Bell's biggest fan - a more loyal follower Art could not ask for.


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Post by IronsGold » 07-16-2012 08:30 PM

Just saw this....

SP was so welcoming when I first joined, and she really was Art's #1 fan! I can't believe she's gone, had no idea she was ill...

Haven't listened to Coast to Coast in years, but I have many Art Bell shows Shirley sent me. I'll miss her, as will Biker. Our best to her family. She will be missed.

The Coast to Coast family has certainly suffered a loss...

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Post by voguy » 07-17-2012 03:53 PM

Hey, IG. Say hello to Biker for me.
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Post by Bobbi Snow » 07-18-2012 01:25 AM

Safe passage, Shirley (from my heart!)... And yes; you WERE the#1 Art Bell Fan. I think that's why you could never accept anyone else in his place, on Coast to Coast. Times change, and life always goes on, whether we want it to, or not - whether it's here, or wherever we go from here.
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