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Farewell to Radio George

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I just heard that blog commenter Radio George passed away. Please send our condolences to his wife Nancy.  He is another victim of heart disease, like myself- I was fortunate to make it past a cardiac arrest that only 7% survive. Please take our advice to have regular check-ups. Yes, sometimes there are no symptoms-  and nothing can be done-but for your family and friends’ sake-  please take care.  RIP George. Thanks for being a part of the Sven universe.

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Matt 29 days ago
God bless Radiogeorge.
Nancy I am praying for you and your family.
I will always remember George fondly.
Geo 1 month ago
Another George, he will be missed.
The1Butler 1 month ago
He will be missed
The1Butler The1Butler 1 month ago
Why did the granite rock get choosin over the slate ?
He was much bolder !
GINA 1 month ago
Sorry about radio george. Rest in peace peace.
JohnHoffman 1 month ago
2 years ago I went through heart surgery. Please pass along my condolences to his family. To everyone else...it's an easy thing to ask your doc to get checked out. It takes nothing, but it may save your loved ones a lot of heartache.
FARMGAL56 1 month ago
Memory Eternal Radio George!! Thanks for all the laughs!!!
TheKodakKid 1 month ago
I did screenshots of Sven’s “Farewell to Radio George” blog, the comments made to it, and the comments made on the regular week’s blog, and sent them to George’s wife, Nancy. She was touched by the outpouring of love for him.

She wanted me to pass along these thoughts.

Thank you !  I was hoping to see these. He knew everyone enjoyed the jokes, his wonderful wit. Thank you to all who posted!

Let everyone know RadioGeorge will come down ‪next Sunday‬  there will just be a note of farewell on the screen. I could not find anyone who would take it. It was a labor of love from my magical George. 

Every year George volunteered with the Bob Woodruff Foundation and we've asked donations to go there. Their work supports wounded military. 

Their website is ‪www.bobwoodrufffoundation.org‬. 

Mention George Kaywood in the comments. They send me a note for each donation. 
StephanieStepStone 1 month ago
Just found out.
No words, just tears for the funny man.
- Steph :-(
Catbat 1 month ago
I just wanted to say, before the blog changes, Thank you Rich/Sven for taking the care to acknowledge one of ours.
Nancy I have no words that will sooth you. Know that I love you and George. The blog has forever changed. Our blog family will forever have a hole without George. Please know we are your family and are always here for you. Biggest hugs my dear. I love you
RichMorgana 1 month ago
My condolences to Nancy and any other family member of Radio George. He was always funny and added to the camaraderie we shared on the website. R.I.P., Radio George; you will definitely be missed.
dh 1 month ago
Rich- thank you so much for posting this tribute & reminder to take care of ourselves & the ones we love. My dad passed away in his early 60's from a heart attack. Thankfully, I do not have that in my wheelbarrow load of health issues.

Nancy- We will all miss RadioGeorge so much. We soooo looked forward to his jokes every week. They made the lead up to each movie such fun! Thank you for loaning him to us each Saturday. You are in our prayers.

Bloggers- You are a kind and gentle group, really truly. Like siblings, we can squabble amongst ourselves but we all stick together when the going gets tough. Give yourself an extra hug from me this weekend. Thank you for letting me be myself and loving me in spite of it. Best, dh
Trout 1 month ago
Rich, what a truly thoughtful and caring thing you have done through your post. I am deeply saddened by our loss of George. He was inspiring and admirable, and the Svengoolie Family is less without him. Nancy, I pray for you during this time of sadness.

I was only 9 when my father unexpectedly died at the age of 48. He was otherwise healthy, but had a cardiac arrest while out jogging. Heart disease, it ain't no joke.
CalvinLong 1 month ago
So sorry to hear about this, my thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Welcome, CalvinLong.
Bienvenue. Today, and all week.
To come read, post, and watch videos.
Y'all are welcome to come browse and read and watch videos any time at all, for eternity.
Thanks for sharing our sorrow for Radio George.
- Steph :-(
Mysty 1 month ago
My heart hurts so bad for all the wonderful souls we have lost in just these first 1 1/2 months of 2020! More of a reader of the blog than participant, it still hurts. Love and peace to all.
Berwyn1979 1 month ago
Thanks, I just heard. This blog just won't be the same without him. He can up with more jokes and made more laughs then I ever could. You know I've so may friends of my fellow bloggers die but it hurts most when I knew. For whatever respond I'm going back on some old blog and liking all this comments. For whatever reason it make me feel better. He will be miss.
Klaatu 1 month ago
Sven/Rich, I’m a newbie here but for the short time I’ve been posting on this blog I can see the family-like connections between everyone here and I feel like a close friend has been taken from us. My prayers and thoughts to George’s wife and family. Very sad indeed. Everyone do yourself a health favor and get the simple non-invasive ultrasound exam of your primary arteries (neck, groin & thighs) so you know about potential problems.👍
Klaatu, we came in about the same time. If you have insurance troubles, you might find tests like that at a church or community health fair, or something. Would even be worth paying for out-of-pocket if you can afford it.
- Steph :-|
Lynn 1 month ago
Thank you, Sven/Rich for your kindness to us all.
1MikeM 1 month ago
Sven/Rich, thank you for those kind words. RIP Radio George.
JournalJeff2 1 month ago
Sven: thanks for caring & sharing. Caring for Radio George and all of your fans! Sharing helpful health information!
R.I.P. Radio George!
MadameYes 1 month ago
Thank you, Rich/Sven, for your kindness and sound advice. Radio George will be very much missed.
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