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Old 07-12-17, 11:58 AM   #1
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I've just heard that John Kyte died last night.

Such very sad news. He'd been struggling with his health for a few years.

John's influence in the stationary engine world was huge, particularly back in the 1970s and 1980s. It was a pleasure to have known him and to learn from him.

Rest well my old friend.

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Old 07-12-17, 12:10 PM   #2
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That is very sad news, John was very well known in the hobby and a forum member.

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Sad news indeed, another of the big names from the early days of the hobby gone.

RIP John.

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Old 07-12-17, 01:00 PM   #4
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RIP John. You'll be missed. Condolences to His Family.
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Old 07-12-17, 01:30 PM   #5
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sad loss , great friend and all round nice guy,are thoughts go out to all the family, Jamie and Luke Coates.
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Cheerio for now John, I hope you find a nice big garden up there.
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