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Cameron Donaldson (northernone) a requiem

Discussion in 'Passings' started by RayfromTX, Mar 23, 2019.

  1. mtngoat2674

    mtngoat2674 Contributor

    # of Dives: I'm a Fish!
    Location: United States
    Omg.... I'm laughing... thank you for that.
  2. CoralReefBerg

    CoralReefBerg New

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: Minnesota, USA
    My sincere condolences to Cameron's family and friends. Heartbreaking.....
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  3. Scuba Lawyer

    Scuba Lawyer Contributor

    # of Dives: 5,000 - ∞
    Location: Laguna Beach, California
    I, as many others here, only knew Cameron peripherally on-line. He "liked" a few of my posts, and I his. His interests in vintage scuba sparked a brief off-line discussion. His loss is profound.

    Dear Cameron,

    Float gently with the eb and flow of the current of time and space running steadily toward the far shore of eternity. Know that your brief time here in our small bywater of the cosmos left a lasting mark on the universe and those of us who shared your passions and were made better by your presence.

  4. lionfish-eater

    lionfish-eater ScubaBoard Supporter ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: On an Island in the Mississippi River
    Me hermano
    Veinticuatro siete
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  5. rabe

    rabe Contributor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Brisbane
    Very sad news.
    RIP Cameron.
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  6. Compressor

    Compressor ScubaBoard Supporter Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    # of Dives: 1,000 - 2,499
    Location: NYS
    The whole thing is hilarious. That's when you know you have a real buddy.
  7. Akimbo

    Akimbo Just a diver Staff Member ScubaBoard Supporter

    You mean as opposed to posting a video of you in the act on YouTube? Agreed, that takes a prince of a guy with more self-restraint than I possess. :)
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  8. Saniflush

    Saniflush ScubaBoard Sponsor ScubaBoard Sponsor

    Like many others, I only knew him from his posts on here and truly feel like I missed out by that being the only contact I ever had with him. Prayers to his family and friends who he obviously touched immensely!
  9. Addicted2H2O

    Addicted2H2O Contributor

    I sit here almost feeling a bit foolish for having tears in my eyes over the loss of someone I never got the privilege of meeting in person. And I too feel like I missed out on knowing one of the greats in this world. But I know that in some small way my life has been touched by Cameron through his posts here on SB, his wealth of knowledge, and his relentless willingness to help others in any way he could. To say that he was inspiring is an understatement. He was wise beyond his years.

    To his mother, close friends and family, I send my deepest condolences and can only hope that you find peace in your time of grief. I'm quite certain that wherever he may be Cameron is looking back and asking you not to despair or feel sorrow for him as he was doing exactly what he loved. And one day you will see him again. He isn't really gone.....just farther along in the journey than the rest of us. And waiting for us to catch up so he can show us all what we're missing.

    Cameron: Godspeed my friend. May your journey be peaceful and full of endless wonder. We'll see you again one day soon in the depths of eternity.
  10. RayfromTX

    RayfromTX Student Of Gas Mixology Staff Member ScubaBoard Sponsor

    # of Dives: 200 - 499
    Location: Cozumel while the cruise ships are gone
    Ray, I don't know if you saw the above post from Lucy a Waskaganish member.

    “Cameron we will miss seeing you in our community. The many contributions you did for Waskaganish. You showed love to our grandchildren always trying to speak to them in their language. To help our youth achieve n believe in themselves. To encourage our people. You always had compassion for our ppl especially our elders.To many u were a friend, uncle, brother, a grandson, a son, a colleague, a confident and much more. Words I often heard from you were Soohkw keep going... Jabweh so sweet... Tabweh really... Thank You n now I will say Go Fly High Cameron. Waskaganish ppl will always have u in their hearts.”

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