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Old 16 Aug 2011
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Motorcycle-riding tourist dies in crash on Dalton Highway: Rural Alaska | Alaska news at

This was posted in the Highland Mini Meet thread by 'mrsibanda' - thanks for doing that. I've opened a new thread because a lot of folk won't necessarily read the mini meet thread.

Rob was a lovely bloke, last time we spoke to him was at Ripley and he was really looking forward to this trip.

Our thoughts go out to his wife Anne and the rest of their family at this very difficult time.

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I never met the guy but I'm very sad to hear this...

My thoughts are with friends and family.

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Rob was at my home and we spent time talking about his upcoming trip just a few weeks ago before he set off. He was a bloke with a great sense of humour and a good friend he will be sadly missed.

My thoughts go to Anne and family.

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That's really sad news. My thoughts go out to his family. RIP.
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For information Rob Munns Funeral will be held at Dunfermline Crematorium -1.15 Monday 22nd August. I have spoken to Rob's son who has said Friends from the Horizons group would be welcome if they wish to attend.
I regret I will be away from Saturday and can not attend at such short notice.
Robs wife Anne is as well as can be expected in the circumstances and is back home now, she has minor bruising and a broken rib.

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This is very sad - Rob was one of the few that made this years Highland Mini Meet. We have met up with Rob a few times - he was the first to welcome us at Ripley this year and was looking forward to the big trip.

We would just like to say our thoughts are with you Anne.

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Respects to the family. Sad news.
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Terrible news, my thoughts are with his friends and family.

That section of the Dalton can be very slick. Along with the general road conditions due to the weather, they apply something like of calcium chloride to the road to keep down the dust and in certain conditions it makes it even more difficult to ride.
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For info anyone needing to make contact regarding Robs funeral - the funeral director is Coop Dunfermline tel 01383723556
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I was shocked and saddened to hear of this terrible news.I would like to pass on my thoughts and condolences, as well as the other people in Cannich that met Rob, to his family.
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May he rest in peace, his memory will live forever in his beloved ones' heart.
Goodbye, Rob.
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We've just heard this terrible news and are deeply shocked. We have known Rob for a few years and met up with him at various meets as well as at his & Anne's house for bacon rolls before many runs. We've had great times and conversations with them both and know how much they loved travelling by bike and how long they had been looking forward to this trip. Our prayers go out to Anne and the family at this time,

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Anne, I do not know you except by this thread but I will definitely pray for God's supernatural peace for you and your family.

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Very very sad to read this.

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