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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #30 on: October 13, 2017, 03:00:56 PM »
So where am in terms of health?  You will have noticed that we missed our long term plan due to my health suddenly dropping off.
I have now in palliative care, at home fortunately. So parallel to managing the pain as the cancer seems to be winning at the moment, I am now having chemo.  Although this has had a 10% success rate with skin melanoma metastasis, it hasn't been used against mucosal  melanoma.
We have have a fingers crossed, taking a positive approach to this opportunity!
In between when I have the energy, and after the chemo gives me a break... LOOK OUT, I'm coming through!  ;D

PS I have no inhibitions to speak my mind or heart here, thank you.
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #31 on: October 13, 2017, 05:22:42 PM »
Looking forward to seeing you back on track for the AC Legends series Bruce, the Can Am series  is not as popular as I had hoped, but even some very experienced sim racers have had trouble coming to terms these monsters! To me it was an opportunity to relive what it was like to drive these cars, at the tracks, as it happened in 1966, and to finish the season ,Seanus has even come up with a version of Stardust Raceway   :) . This is what historic racing means to me( and I am sure you feel the same)  I am not simracing but reliving history.

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #32 on: October 13, 2017, 07:36:32 PM »
Hello, Bruce,  Thanks very much for allowing us to know how you are, I think about your plight daily and am wishing with all my wish power that things work out for the best and you beat this.
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #33 on: November 16, 2017, 10:42:16 PM »
Please accept my apologies Bruce for not posting in here sooner. Lately I have gotten used to just clicking on the Thursday fun night link only.

I'm very sorry to hear of Your ongoing health problems. I think I first raced with You here about 10 years ago for the 5th season of GT Legends, in the
B series if I remember correctly.
As many have said, You are indeed a true Gentleman and certainly a Legend here at XGN, as well as a few other places we raced at.
Thanks for the immense effort You have put in here over the years, managing racing seasons, and for being a great person to race alongside.
I sincerely hope You manage to pull through and get over this health hurdle.
You certainly sum up the saying "it's not winning that counts, but how You play the game" and I do remember You getting some wins as well.

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #34 on: November 27, 2017, 06:40:16 PM »
Hi Guys, a quick update as Bruce hasn't been online for a little bit, Bruce has been in hospital for a little over a week, I spoke with him today and looks likely to be back into home tomorrow morning fingers crossed. I'm sure he will be looking over these forums again very soon. Cheers  :)

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #35 on: November 27, 2017, 07:00:20 PM »
Thanks you very much for the news, I have been worried and am glad he can make it home
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #36 on: November 27, 2017, 07:45:14 PM »
Thanks Glen , glad you can keep us informed.

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #37 on: November 27, 2017, 08:04:59 PM »
Thanks Glen.
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #38 on: November 27, 2017, 09:16:39 PM »
I have been thinking about him a lot!!   

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #39 on: November 27, 2017, 11:01:33 PM »
Yeah thanks for the update Glen, was wondering how he was going. Thoughts are with you Bruce  ;)
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #40 on: November 28, 2017, 06:08:19 AM »
Thanks for the update Glen.

C'mon Bruce, Dave O and I are getting lonely at the back, we need you.

Keep fighting Bruce.

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #41 on: November 28, 2017, 08:46:02 AM »
Guys I just asked him if would be happy to take phone calls. Earlier in the day the better but I think it would mean the world to him. If he doesn't answer he will call back, sometimes he's very tired. 0400 five five nine 097

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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #42 on: November 28, 2017, 11:10:00 AM »
Thanks, I have been wondering if its ok to give him a call,  I will do tomorrow morning
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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #43 on: December 09, 2017, 12:11:04 PM »
With tears and a heavy heart as I type, our mate Bruce passed peacefully this morning, a beautiful man who never put his own illness in front of anyone's well being. Never complained and was always there to help anyway possible.

Finally you get to rest, for ever your mate, Glen.


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Re: Best wishes to Flattop
« Reply #44 on: December 09, 2017, 12:51:53 PM »
Oh Man, I have been absent from this forum for far to long, I had no idea. What a guy. We will miss you Bruce. Thanks for all the banter and races over the last half dozen or more years.. My thoughts go out to family and friends. Salute Flatty.
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