View Full Version : John Velandra dead
01-06-2010, 12:48 PM
A man in a stolen car crashed into his vehicle, apparently killing him.
That's is one random and messed up way to go. I know he posted on here a bit.
01-06-2010, 01:01 PM
Ah that sucks, always sad to hear when someone is killed especially that way. Kinda weird that it happened relatively close. RIP John.
01-06-2010, 01:44 PM
Thanks for posting, Shaf. Been a lot of that around me lately. RIP John. You'll be missed.
01-06-2010, 01:48 PM
it is a shame when a life is taken like that... terrible... I feel for his family and his friends. RIP John
01-06-2010, 01:55 PM
I've interacted with him across this interweb and I'm sorry to hear about his passing, RIP John.
01-06-2010, 04:18 PM
Very sorry to hear this. From my little interaction with him, he was a great guy. All my best to his family and friends.
01-06-2010, 07:51 PM
Didn't know him personally but have definitely interacted with him here.
01-06-2010, 08:13 PM
I hope his loved ones are able to find some comfort.
He and I spoke on a few occasions. Sweet dude.
01-06-2010, 08:55 PM
yea, from what I am hearing about John, he was one hell of a guy... its a damn tragedy.
01-07-2010, 06:50 AM
So sad, what a tragedy. I met him at his box and spoke to him on occasion too. RIP
01-07-2010, 08:51 AM
01-07-2010, 09:10 AM
Very sad. Good reminder of why living each day to the fullest (without all the other crap) is so important.
01-07-2010, 09:30 AM
I did not know John but it is enough for me that others here did and speak highly of him for me mourn his death.
01-07-2010, 08:39 PM
I met John at Rip's old CF Barbell cert about a year and a half ago. Big, strong man with humility and a great sense of humor - just the type of guy you would want to lift with.
01-08-2010, 08:59 AM
Sigh. Wrong place wrong time. Deepest condolences to his family. RIP.
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