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Kepler's Out of Character => News & Newsletters => Topic started by: Kesari Lor on October 06, 2016, 04:23:58 am

Title: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on October 06, 2016, 04:23:58 am
Hi, all—

Some of you may have seen the note from Brian's sister on Facebook, but in case you haven't:

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Alana here ( brians sister) Just to bring everyone up to speed on were Brian is at... he's was admited to hospital on friday for a skin infection and fluid issues he is still currently in hospital. In the past week they have caused issues with pain relief which has complicated things and made dealing with the underlying issues harder.. Doctors are at the point now that they need us to understand that brians health may improve but are also advising us it could just as easily go the opposite way so we are trying to keep everyone up to date as Brian is unable to keep you all aware of the situation

I'll keep you up to date as soon as I hear anything. As most of us are scattered across the globe, I did ask if there was anything that his international friends can do to help. Will let you know.

In the meantime, please send as much love as you can to our friend in NZ.

--K.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on October 06, 2016, 09:14:38 pm
If the site goes down or anything like that please contact me directly either via email: sarahmichellejones (at) gmail (dot) com or text me on +64 21 066 9156

Please bear in mind that I'm in the same timezone as Bri so if it's the middle of the night for me it may take awhile to get it sorted.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on October 07, 2016, 09:15:59 am
Thanks, Sero. We'll be in touch if anything melts down.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Maya Takagi on October 07, 2016, 04:40:08 pm
Oh no. Sending so much love and light Brian's way. Please let me know if you hear any more.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on October 09, 2016, 08:51:04 am
He seems to be doing better! Upbeat and optimistic. No medical update yet.

From his sister:

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Hopefully Brian is over the worst he is getting more mobile each day and looking and feeling better but staying at hospital for a few days until everything is sorted at home
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Maya Takagi on October 09, 2016, 04:18:34 pm
This is great news! Thank you for keeping us updated.

Get well sooon, Brian.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Andrea Jane Carter on October 15, 2016, 01:47:35 am
Just saw this... hope he feels better soon and sending positive thoughts and hugs his way x
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Maya Takagi on October 21, 2016, 07:37:41 am
Any updates?
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on October 25, 2016, 01:15:48 pm
He is home! :)
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on November 06, 2016, 08:44:30 pm
Update from Brian's sister:

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Information update:  just letting you all know brian has deteriated very rapidly  and is in a critical condition and unresponsive. Please respect us as a family and we ask for no visitors or texts to be sent at this time but as previously we endeavor to keep you all updated.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on November 07, 2016, 07:40:41 am
I've just received a call from Brian's mother. Sadly Brian passed away last night.

I'll be sending a condolences card to them so if you have any messages or stories you'd like to share I'll include those.

We've all lost a really good friend.

RIP Brian.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on November 07, 2016, 09:19:55 am
I just saw the message. I don't know what to say. I can't think of him in the past tense.

Brian exuded a creative spirit that has touched so many around the globe. His passion, enthusiasm, and even (possibly especially) his stubbornness bound us together. I'm grateful to him for that.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on November 07, 2016, 09:22:15 am
I'm going to email all of the members of Kepler (all the ones still listed on the forum) as well as the former Archimedes crew and let them know.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on November 07, 2016, 09:41:40 am
Thank you!
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on November 07, 2016, 09:52:43 am
Kesari would you be able to add me to the FB group chat please? I had left it after his return home the other week as I thought he was on the mend and didn't need to be in the group any more. This morning's phone call came as a complete shock to me.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Kesari Lor on November 07, 2016, 10:07:48 am
It won't let me add people unless I have them as friends, so I'm adding you. Be on the look out!
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on November 07, 2016, 10:12:51 am
Done. Thanks.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Andrea Jane Carter on November 07, 2016, 12:14:35 pm
Just got the email and just so heartbreaking...  Thought are with his family and all his friends. I am sure he knew how much everyone here loved him and all of the brilliant characters he brought to life.  Just so hard to believe right now but he will be the brightest star out there x God bless Brian x
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Isis Rae on November 07, 2016, 12:46:22 pm
I just saw the message. I don't know what to say. I can't think of him in the past tense.

Brian exuded a creative spirit that has touched so many around the globe. His passion, enthusiasm, and even (possibly especially) his stubbornness bound us together. I'm grateful to him for that.

Right there with you... no idea what to say at all.  Saying I'm sad is a complete understatement.  :'(
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: sero on November 07, 2016, 02:52:55 pm
I bought a card. It says there is another star in the sky. I'll probably send it to Bri's family tomorrow so if anyone would like me to add anything, please let me know. Don't worry about how much space I have, your message can be as long or as short as you want, I'll fit it in.

Cheers.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Isis Rae on November 08, 2016, 09:35:53 am
I have ordered a personalized gift for Brian's family and will send it out next week - from all of us on Kepler.  I'll have it by this Friday... they don't ship internationally (buggers) or I'd have sent it directly to them.  Let me know if you'd like to send your own messages along or if you want to mail a card to me and I can add it into the box and I'll send it all at once.



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Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Andrea Jane Carter on November 08, 2016, 09:43:36 am
That's a beautiful thought Heather x thank you for doing this x
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Isis Rae on November 11, 2016, 09:43:07 am
I mailed out the plaque and a card to Brian's family from all of us on kepler. My apologies if I missed anyone.

My Internet is down at home right now... I'll post pictures once I'm not working from my phone.
Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Isis Rae on November 11, 2016, 04:56:33 pm
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Title: Re: Brian's health
Post by: Maya Takagi on November 14, 2016, 05:40:25 pm
Dear friends -

I don't know what to say except to apologize for being out of touch. I've just emerged from the black hole of working on the US election and reading the email about Brian I have a newfound sense of shock.

Sending you all a huge hug and much love and light. Thank you, Heather, for sending the card to his family. If anyone needs to chat / vent, I'm available.

With love and condolences,

Andrea