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Re: RIP DAVE HOOVER

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  • comiconguy
    I m sure we ll do something as a tribute to Dave. If we need art I ll let you know. Thanks for the offer. P.A.T.
    Message 1 of 10 , Sep 9, 2011
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      I'm sure we'll do something as a tribute to Dave. If we need art I'll let you know. Thanks for the offer.

      P.A.T.

      --- In pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, Robert Martin <gatorkiss1965@...> wrote:
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      > That's a GREAT idea .. I've got some great art by Dave as well .. he was one of the reasons why I have enjoyed coming to the Pittsburgh Comicon, really bummed now that I was unable to attend this year .. an extremely talented artist and a true gentleman, he is and will be sorely missed.
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      > --- On Thu, 9/8/11, BIG_BOOTE@... <BIG_BOOTE@...> wrote:
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      > From: BIG_BOOTE@... <BIG_BOOTE@...>
      > Subject: Re: [pittscomicon] Re: RIP DAVE HOOVER
      > To: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com
      > Date: Thursday, September 8, 2011, 4:36 PM
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      > Maybe we can do a homage to Dave for the news letter cover, or the back of Aprils program guide.
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      > I can provide art for that.Sent from my Verizon Wireless BlackBerryFrom: "comiconguy" <patlqp@...>
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      > Date: Thu, 08 Sep 2011 14:16:08 -0000To: <pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com>ReplyTo: pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: [pittscomicon] Re: RIP DAVE HOOVER
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      > Thanks for passing along that info Anthony.
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      > --- In pittscomicon@yahoogroups.com, "Anthony" <forgiona@> wrote:
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      > > Dave's passing comes as quite a shock.
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      > > The following was posted by Ray Cuthbert on the comicart-l board, early today ...
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      > > Dave Hoover had open heart surgery twice before, and on one of those occasions was at death's door as I recall, so I assume his death was cardiac-related. It was sudden and unexpected since people had spent time with him at conventions just a couple of weeks ago, and reportedly friends saw him last week and he looked fine.
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      > > David Harold Hoover, formerly of Warrington, passed away Sunday, Sept. 4, 2011, in Jamison. He was 56.
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      > > He was the husband of Karen Hoover. They had been married for 22 years.
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      > > Born in Berrysburg, Pa., he was a son of the late Gladys and Harold Hoover.
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      > > David had a Master of Fine Arts degree in Computer Animation. He currently was an instructor at the Art Institute of Philadelphia, however he started his career as a layout artist working for Filmation Studios, Hanna Barberra, and Mihan Productions. He also worked at Sony Children's Television as a storyboard artist. He later worked for DC and Marvel Comics, illustrating the adventures of many superheroes including Captain America, Spiderman, Wolverine, Punisher, and many more.
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      > > He was a collector of Tarzan memorabilia. He enjoyed biking, running, hiking and swinging on vines. David was an art enthusiast; and enjoyed old Western movies.
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      > > In addition to his wife, Karen, he is survived by his daughters, Lauren Hoover and Alaina Hoover; his dog, Janey; and his two cats, Snickers and Lacey. David also is survived by his mother-in-law, Janet Freidel; his siblings, Gloria Shomper, Julie Nell, Jim Hoover, and Janis Hoover; and his loving nieces, nephews, and in-laws.
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      > > David's funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 10, at St. John's United Methodist Church, 820 Almshouse Road Ivyland, PA 18974, where family will receive friends immediately following the service
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      > > Memorial contributions may be made to Pilla Heart Center at Abington Hospital.
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