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topsy
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Des Cole

Post by topsy » Fri May 25, 2018 7:05 pm

Regrettably I have to inform you that Des Cole passed away today. I have no details to give you.

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Re: Des Cole

Post by Chris in Leeds » Fri May 25, 2018 7:36 pm

R.I.P. Desmond my condolences to his family
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Re: Des Cole

Post by cactuspip » Sat May 26, 2018 9:36 am

Very sad news. A great man and a great loss.

To me, he was Mr Lithops.

My thoughts are with his family and all his many friends.
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Re: Des Cole

Post by jhb » Sat May 26, 2018 4:33 pm

How very sad. Thinking of his family. Des's Lithops book is my go to book for anything Lithops.
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Re: Des Cole

Post by RICHAUD » Sat May 26, 2018 10:54 pm

Mr Lithops left us but the work to which he devoted most of his life will continue and will remain the reference for this genus
condolences to his family
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Re: Des Cole

Post by John Dos » Sun May 27, 2018 10:10 am

So sad. My condolences to the family.

His books will stay alive for many, many years.
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Re: Des Cole

Post by BryanW » Sun May 27, 2018 12:39 pm

Sad news indeed, my condolences to friends and family.
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