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The Passing of Treksearcher
July 28, 2015, 02:19 PMH_Toser
The Passing of Treksearcher
I hate to post this but I learned today "Treksearcher" has passed away today. Many of you know Alan from being a dealer at Memorabilia and other shows. He also came to the Philly Non-Sports Card Show in May of 2012. Alan was a very nice guy and it's really a shame to see him leave us. He'll be missed.
Below is a photo of Alan from the November 2011 Memorabilia show.
July 28, 2015, 04:50 PMhammer
Terrible shame, nice bloke. Spent some time with Alan at that Philly show. RIP Treksearcher
July 28, 2015, 05:59 PMGraham
He always had time for me, even when I wasn't buying. When you think of the thousands that go to the SDCC, what were the chances of us bumping into each other in the zig-zag queue. Well, 2009 was that chance. Rest in peace, Alan
July 28, 2015, 07:22 PMBatman
He was always cordial when I saw him seemed to really enjoy Trek cards sad news he looks way too young to pass just terrible.
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July 28, 2015, 07:55 PMchesspieceface
I am very saddened to hear this. May he rest in peace. My sympathies to his family and friends.
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July 29, 2015, 09:11 AMwolfie
Come, it is time for you to keep your appointment with The Wicker Man.
July 29, 2015, 11:02 AMdcole
Very sorry to hear. Condolences to his friends and family.
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July 29, 2015, 11:07 AMFreddy
My condolences to his family and friends.
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July 29, 2015, 11:14 AMNIK
Sorry to hear this. Alan bought many pieces of art off me in the past. He was a really nice guy and great to deal with.
My condoloences to his family.
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July 29, 2015, 12:02 PMvampy
lost a great pal. but in the last few weeks seem some of the biggest and proudest smiles on alans face as he married his sweetheart Christine , r.i.p from steve- deb- ron - davie k - leonard -grannie ian - and those who knew you from newcastle
July 29, 2015, 01:38 PMWill
My condolences to his family. RIP Treksearcher
July 29, 2015, 03:32 PMA_Biegel
We met at Philly. Very sorry to hear. Condolences to family & friends.
July 29, 2015, 06:57 PMWandringRebel
Such sad news. My condolences to his family & friends.
I met Alan for the first time at Memorabilia in November last year, I only spoke to him briefly, but he was a nice and enthusiastic collector/dealer.
As I've read above, I understood he got married recently. I am so sorry for his wife and family.
July 31, 2015, 07:25 PMMiss Lizzy
Sad news indeed
Condolences to his family.
August 03, 2015, 01:29 PMvampy
alan was laid to rest today , there were some lovely words said by the vicar and by alan`s family , they gave a mention to all the kind messages from all the non sport people both on here and on the face book site.
I have to say it was a first for me to see a full colour enterprise engraved on the name plaque on the coffin a great and fitting tribute to a life long trekkie and sci- fi fan. RIP ALAN FROM EVERY ONE WHO KNEW YOU.