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Old 03-21-2019, 02:02 PM
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Default Roy Braatz / 1955 Copper

I have been informed by member Sam Kalmuk that well-known forum member Roy Braatz has passed.

I am posting the note sent to me by Sam. RIP, Roy.

Roy Braatz passed away, almost a month ago in Hawaii, at his Daughters house.... His Memorial was Mar 19th, 2019 in Hawaii....

He was an Outstanding Corvette Enthusiast, especially the 1955.... He was very generous in passing on Info about the C1 Corvettes to
anyone who was interested... May he Rest In Peace.

P.S. You can check his Facebook Page, for any info...
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I am sorry to hear this. I enjoyed Roy and his comments on the forum. He was an early Corvette pioneer and loved his C1 car.

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Just too sad. RIP Sir.
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Very sorry to hear this. He was a good CF member and owned a really special Vette. Dennis
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WOW, sad day for sure.

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I only knew him from his posts here but it is always sad when we loose one of our old Corvette enthusiast.
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Sorry to hear it. I hope he was happy at the end, being in Hawaii with family!
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Roy was an early member of NCRS and always posting great tips on the Corvette websites. He will be missed.
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Sad news. My condolences to his family and friends.
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Rest is peace Roy.
He was one of the most knowledgeable 53-55 Corvette enthusiasts that
I have ever met.
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Roy was a unique person. May he rest in peace.
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That is really bad news, he was so helpful
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This is such sad news. Rest In Peace, Roy. Prayers are with you and your family.

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he had such a big impact on this hobby. being there from the start of most solid axle clubs and reproducing 53-55 only parts.
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RIP to a man I never met yet have respect for.
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