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Author Topic: Guy Croft has Passed Away this morning  (Read 205 times)
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« on: November 09, 2020, 09:30:27 AM »

I am sorry to let you know that Guy Croft passed away this morning after a long struggle with Cancer. His brilliant engineering, engaging conversation and willingness to help will be sadly missed by people all over the world.

RIP Guy

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« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2020, 09:40:05 AM »

A very sad loss.....
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« Reply #2 on: November 09, 2020, 10:47:55 AM »

That's a great loss to the twin cam community.

His style was very much his own but his knowledge was beyond dispute.

I presume in due course his wife will wind up the business  - or perhaps keep it going in a different way.
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« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2020, 10:49:07 AM »

So sad!!!Never met him in person ,but read his books from cover to cover!

RIP/ Swedgamma
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« Reply #4 on: November 09, 2020, 11:49:37 AM »

All very sad, met him just the once and was obviously passionate about his work. He will be missed.

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« Reply #5 on: November 09, 2020, 12:01:20 PM »

Very sad to hear this; I saw it on my FB feed but wanted to confirm it. Bad news travels fast... I've met Guy a few times and have always found him to be exceptionally helpful and a bottomless well of knowledge, which (thankfully) he was happy to disseminate via word of mouth and his peerless books on Fiat/Lancia twin cam engines. A great loss of the undoubted expert in his field. RIP Guy and thanks.
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« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2020, 01:00:29 PM »

It's a sad day. Rest in peace Guy. I wish I'd
met you.
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« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2020, 02:26:23 PM »

I got to know Guy so well during our recent work together and the thrashing he gave my completed Beta around his Lincoln Industrial Estate will be forever etched on my mind. He was a great man and will be missed enormously.  RIP my dear chap.



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« Reply #8 on: November 19, 2020, 08:09:27 PM »

I only had the pleasure of meeting Guy just the once, his enthusiasm and passion for the Lampredi was a pleasure to be around. As many of us have experienced Guy was so happy to educate and pass on all he knew, thank god he wrote it all down!!!

Not a bad legacy that will serve many, for many years to come!

I hope he is enjoying sharing notes up there with all the greats ,  Cheers Guy Smiley
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