Terry Smale

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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Paul in Essex » Wed Feb 17, 2021 9:29 am

I'd never met him but somehow feel I have lost an old friend, such was the warmth of his online presence. RIP.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Keith H » Wed Feb 17, 2021 10:16 am

Just to add my condolences to Terry's family.
Regards Keith.

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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Ian Thwaites » Wed Feb 17, 2021 11:23 am

This is such sad news. We are a really close knit family of plant enthusiasts that something like this hits us all. Terry was so supportive of the Society and such a hard worker behind the scenes. I enjoyed regular emails or chats with Terry who was never afraid to express his opinion.

I used to bump into Terry and Jennifer at RHS Chelsea or Hampton Court on Press Day and we used to have good conversations about 'other plants' too.

A true plantsman and someone we will all miss.

Condolences to Jennifer and all Terry's friends and family. His memory will live on in the plants and this wonderful hobby.

RIP Terry.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Ivan » Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:04 pm

He left his mark across the pond as well. He will be missed. I will miss him.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by habanerocat » Wed Feb 17, 2021 12:18 pm

He was great on here. We will all miss him.

RIP Terry.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by John E » Wed Feb 17, 2021 1:21 pm

Reading that Terry had passed away was real gut-wrenching news. A wonderful grower who will be sadly missed. R.I.P. Terry
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by jhb » Wed Feb 17, 2021 2:37 pm

A real shock. Terry came to Exeter for convention. You couldn’t wish to meet a nicer man. A huge loss to out hobby. My deepest condolences to Jennifer & family.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Herts Mike » Wed Feb 17, 2021 4:07 pm

Awful news Suzanne. I am so sorry.
That is such a shock.


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Re: Terry Smale

Post by Geoff Lovell » Wed Feb 17, 2021 6:31 pm

My Sincere Condolences.
Having just been discharged from hospital after almost three weeks
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Growing Cacti and Succulents for over 40 years,
mixed collection but prefer succulents particularly caudiciforms.
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Re: Terry Smale

Post by iann » Wed Feb 17, 2021 7:53 pm

I've known Terry for years, mostly from a distance, as an avid mesemb enthusiast and he was enjoying his growing so much recently that this is a great shock. AI can only offer my condolences to Jennifer and his family.
Cheshire, UK
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