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 Post subject: Re: Jack Staggs' shop
PostPosted: Mon Aug 13, 2018 12:41 pm 
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Very sad news indeed. Kerry is a great mechanic and his presence at Jack's will be missed. Had an opportunity to meet him a few times over the years. I wish him the best in his fight. May the good Lord bless him and his family.

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PostPosted: Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:40 am 
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This is sad to hear about Kerry. Only the best of wishes for him.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 16, 2018 7:44 pm 
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Sad news indeed. Words escape me...…
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PostPosted: Sun Sep 09, 2018 4:41 pm 
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Jack's putting together another 1883 engine with the focus on low end torque. I was sitting in one of the chairs Friday, when I took in this sight and thought this looks pretty cool... an engine being re-born among the controlled chaos of parts everywhere.


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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 2:05 pm 
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Matt and his daughter stopped by in his 52 Interim bumper car last week. People always flip out when they see this car.
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Mark Pribanic from Florida has been at the shop all week, getting his 356 dialed in for the drive to Rennsport and subsequent cross country drive back home. Thank God for Jack! 67 years old and still showing us younger guys how it's done - daily! Mark and I started taking things apart last Sunday with Jack's oversight and have been been at it a full week (including this Saturday and Sunday). You name it, we've probably touched it. I'm happy to say that Mark's car drove under it's own power again on Drive Your 356 Day!
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PostPosted: Mon Sep 24, 2018 8:08 pm 
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That's awesome! I'll look for the car when we're up there. Makes our drive from southwest of L.A. seem like a short jaunt compared to Mark's treffen!

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 25, 2018 3:31 pm 
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I stopped by Jacks shop for a while this morning watched Mark cleaning the crud out from under his coupe. See you all in Monterey.


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PostPosted: Sun Sep 30, 2018 2:54 pm 
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From Jack, as posted on the ABCGT forum:

Well, it's time for us to bid a fond farewell to Kerry. The Lord called him home today in the wee hours of the morning. By accounts of those present with him at his time, it was a peaceful passing in his own home, a native son of San Clemente. His impish smile, wry humor, work ethic, and dedication to his friends and family will be missed by all who were fortunate to know him.
Until we meet again dear friend,
God bless you & I love you.
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 01, 2018 12:38 pm 
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Jack,
so sorry to hear the news. Will there be a memorial, and if so, when?
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PostPosted: Mon Oct 08, 2018 12:56 pm 
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Hi Felix,

I spoke with Jack and he wanted me to relay that we will be celebrating Kerry's life at the 356th day gathering this year on Saturday December 22nd.

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