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Bill English Memorial Bench/ Fund

$8,540 of $10,000 goal

Raised by 122 people in 3 months
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 INITIAL GOAL OF $3,500 WAS REACHED IN LESS THAN 24 HOURS!!!!!!!        
                                      WE NOW HAVE A STRECH GOAL OF $10,00.                                     
                           THE ADDITIONAL WILL BE GIVEN TO BILL'S WIFE  AND
                                               BILL'S SPECIAL NEEDS SON BILLY.                                                
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Fellow Skaters,

After valiantly fighting glioblastoma for over 29 months, our dear friend Bill English has passed away.

Bill has been a member of WAR since 1998. His full of life spirit, has touched all that have met him. Bill has quite possibly been our most active member. Bill regularly attended Friday Night Skates, led Sunday Intermediate Skates, and frequently organized ad-hoc skates. Like Christmas day at Temple Hills and his world renowned Disco Cart Skates. 

Bill was the embodiment of fun. His leadership on the WAR board has helped to shape the club and kept it going for as long as it has. 

Bill's passing is a great loss to all Washington Area Roadskaters. It is for this reason, we're raising funds to dedicate a bench to Bill. The bench will be along his favorite route on Sligo Creek Parkway. Any amount that is raised above our goal will be given to Bill's wife Val and his son Billy. 

Please share any photos/videos that you have of Bill. 

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Feel free to post this on any platform/group/list that you haven't already seen it. 

If you have any questions please email skatedcinfo.gmail.com
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Dear Friends,

I am sorry to say that Bill passed away earlier today. Here are the words that his wife Val wrote to inform us:
At 1:30 this afternoon Bill quietly passed away. He was comforted by the outpouring of love he received from friends and family that made his transition a peaceful one. We are thankful for all the support we were given.
Bill's wife
Valerie
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Jon Deason is organizing a Memorial Skate this Sunday July 22. Bikes are welcome. If you can join us please do. You can find out more about it on the WAR facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/groups/WashingtonAreaRoadskaters/

With Love,
Trish
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Dear Friends,

Thank you for your donation. Together we have surpassed the amount needed for the Bill English memorial bench. Please don't forget that any funds that we raise in excess of what is needed for the memorial will go to Bill's wife Val and special needs son Billie. So please continue to spread the word. The link is www.gofundme.com/Bill-English.

Don't forgot to share any photos/videos that you may have of Bill and also encourage others to do so.

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Hugs,
Trish
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