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Has anyone heard from Toshi?

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Has anyone heard from Toshi?
Posted by Justinryan215 on Saturday, August 21, 2021 7:01 AM

I don't get on here much these days, but I was just scrolling through and thought of the old feller, realizing that I hadn't seen any posts from him....

 

anyone have any contact with him?

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

Mortal as I am,I know that I am born for a day.  But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the Earth...

 

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Saturday, August 21, 2021 10:33 AM

Not in well over a year.  I know the Mrs. had some more health problems and just wonder if he lost her, and lost all interest in the hobby. She's his rock with his TBI issues.

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Posted by Dodgy on Monday, August 23, 2021 8:12 PM

I posted the same question 8 months ago, but all the responses were negative.

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Posted by GMorrison on Monday, August 23, 2021 10:19 PM

i have not, although I keep trying.

 

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Posted by Justinryan215 on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 4:37 AM

goldhammer88

Not in well over a year.  I know the Mrs. had some more health problems and just wonder if he lost her, and lost all interest in the hobby. She's his rock with his TBI issues.

 

 

that would be so sad!  But, I know he also had his grandson that he would build with....

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

Mortal as I am,I know that I am born for a day.  But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the Earth...

 

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:45 PM

Lawdog found out he passed away last October.

He was a valued member of our little community here.

RIP Toshi

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Posted by GMorrison on Wednesday, August 25, 2021 11:56 PM

Maybe Lawdog, you could post a link to wherever you read it. i would like that.

He was something. When he first came along he was a new modeler and was whipping out models at a serious pace. We worked together to learn for him to enjoy the process, and he got good at relaxing.

 

I know there was another grandchild on the way.

 

Fair winds and a following sea, friend to us all.

 

Bill

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Posted by goldhammer88 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:11 AM

Allen T. Miura Jr. Ohio obituary  (tribunearchive.com)

 

His modeling was his main therapy for his TBI, and he got good at it.

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Posted by Mopar Madness on Thursday, August 26, 2021 12:30 AM

Oh no.  Such a kind spirit who is missed dearly. Rest in peace Toshi.

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Posted by lawdog114 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 1:38 AM

Sorry guys, I meant to post the obituary here.  I wanted to reach out to each and everyone of you that posted on this thread first as I knew some were pretty close to him on a personal level  

He lived the next city over from where I work. We were eventually going to get together for some coffee and talk shop but that never happened, as life gets in the way. His positivity and personal transparency was certainly a breath of fresh air in this world and this forum. May he rest of in peace. 

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Posted by Real G on Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:01 AM

Aw man, we lost another "Good Guy". He was always so positive, which is so rare in this day and age.  He will be missed.  Farewell Toshi.

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Posted by Dodgy on Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:18 AM

I am gutted, but my thanks to Lawdog for letting us know. Such a good soul must go on to a better place. Rest In Peace cobber.

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Posted by tempestjohnny on Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:03 AM
Geez I'm at a loss. RIP brother. You are missed

 

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Posted by wpwar11 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 7:29 AM

I enjoyed the few discussions I had with him.  The threads he posted with his grandson always made me smile.  He will be missed.

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Posted by Tanker-Builder on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:15 AM

Hi;

 I just got a private message from Lawdog; Geez, I know that fellow will be missed. His positive attitude and sense of Humor in lieu of what he faced were Humongeous!! I do surely hope, As they say in the maritime genre that he now Always has" Fair Winds and Following Seas" Toshi, May you Rest the rest you earned. I will miss ya brudda!

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Posted by Greg on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:19 AM

What awful news.

Thanks for posting the search info for Toshi's obituary, Goldhammer.

-Greg

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Posted by Bakster on Thursday, August 26, 2021 8:53 AM

Last I recall hearing from Toshi he mentioned he had contracted Covid but that I think he was doing Ok. Maybe my memory is wrong, don't know.

Either way-- a great light was taken from this world at his passing. He is missed.

I can imagine Toshi in his heavenly mansion and there are many models there to dazzle all of his visitors. 

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Posted by armornut on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:30 AM

    RIP Toshi, you are missed but not forgotten. Corsiars forever.

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Posted by Hutch6390 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:35 AM

I am truly saddened to hear this.  Toshi was a kind and gentle soul, and clearly doted on his grandson, Ezra.  My condolences to his family, and to all who suffer from his loss.

Vell, Zaphod's just zis guy, you know?

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Posted by crown r n7 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:37 AM

R.I.P Toshi 

 

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Posted by modelcrazy on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:37 AM

We the "FSM mob" were just talking about him in Vegas. I feel so bad for his family Crying

Godspeed my friend Toshi. I hope you locate the largest hobby shop where all the kits and tools are free! Build at you're heart's content TBI free.

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Posted by BrandonK on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:54 AM

RIP Toshi, you were a light in a dark world. We will all miss you and your grandson's builds and kind words. Happy modeling my friend.

BK

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Posted by Gamera on Thursday, August 26, 2021 9:58 AM

Yeah, after all the health issues Toshi and his wife went though he always kept a sunny and positive attitude- I don't think I'd have had that kind of strength.

We're all the lesser for his loss.

 

RIP Toshi...

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Posted by scottrc on Thursday, August 26, 2021 11:57 AM

I can't say much, just, well, at loss........

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Posted by mach71 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 1:06 PM

Very sad to hear.

RIP

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Posted by JohnnyK on Thursday, August 26, 2021 1:30 PM

That's very sad news. He was always so positive and happy.

Your comments and questions are always welcome.

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Posted by stikpusher on Thursday, August 26, 2021 2:27 PM

This is very sad to hear of his passing. He had such a kind and positive presence here on the forum at all times. I'm sure in real life, those that knew him best can attest to the true wonderful presence of his soul. 

 

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Posted by Justinryan215 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:14 PM

lawdog114

Sorry guys, I meant to post the obituary here.  I wanted to reach out to each and everyone of you that posted on this thread first as I knew some were pretty close to him on a personal level  

He lived the next city over from where I work. We were eventually going to get together for some coffee and talk shop but that never happened, as life gets in the way. His positivity and personal transparency was certainly a breath of fresh air in this world and this forum. May he rest of in peace. 

 

i don't thing I have ever been so sad to hear of a faceless name on the internet's passing, but I always looked forward to his posts and hearing about his adventures with Ezra!  Perhaps it's because I am still a little raw from losing my dad this summer, but I shed a little tear that his light is no longer shining here in this life...

im sharing this as a dedication to him, amd my dad.  Please, everyone take a minute and listen!

 

https://youtu.be/tr5aWs9gErk

 

"...failure to do anything because someone else can do better makes us rather dull and lazy..."

Mortal as I am,I know that I am born for a day.  But when I follow at my pleasure the serried multitude of the stars in their circular course, my feet no longer touch the Earth...

 

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Posted by Tojo72 on Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:19 PM
Pretty young too,way too soon.

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Posted by midnightprowler on Thursday, August 26, 2021 5:31 PM

Wow.  Very sad news indeed.  He was a kind soul and a inspiration. 

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