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Doug Chaffee passed away
« on: April 30, 2011, 06:16:15 AM »
I learned from that Doug Chaffee has passed away... his art helped to make the Battle Tech game alive and continues to do so..

My condolences to the Chaffee family...I am too upset to write any more...
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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #1 on: April 30, 2011, 07:25:13 AM »
Not only battletech, but also D&D and many other books was made much more vivid by his illustrations. R.I.P

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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #2 on: April 30, 2011, 03:13:08 PM »
Once i went to his site and viewed his work, yes it is a very sad time.  Such beautiful work, and some of his BT stuff is my fav pictures... and the D&D stuff bring back memories of peeking at relatives books lol

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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #3 on: April 30, 2011, 09:09:53 PM »
Wow, that's horrible... RIP Chaffee
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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #4 on: May 05, 2011, 01:36:44 AM »
He and i had many a spirited discussion on another site.
He posted on april 25 he was feeling better........
Had a heart attack on the 26th he was 75 years old
Sad news

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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #5 on: May 05, 2011, 10:56:53 PM »
Gutting now I think about it, before coming onto this site I'd often (well once every few years) check his site to remember that Battletech existed.

His work will live on I am sure.

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Re: Doug Chaffee passed away
« Reply #6 on: May 06, 2011, 09:59:08 PM »
Sorry to hear this, condolances to the Chaffee family