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I've been given permission to relay the following message to everyone here. Norm Jones, AKA normj, has been diagnosed with a form of dementia. He's doing well, and feels pretty good. But he wants everyone to know why he doesn't do much writing here, or playing guitar anymore.

If you're new to SG101, and unfamiliar with Norm, you can read his posts here.

Encouraging words of friendship and support are always welcome.

This is Noel. Reverb's at maximum an' I'm givin' 'er all she's got.

We miss having you around here and will say a prayer for you.

I'm bummed to hear this. I sent him a private message and hope that things improve. I wish there was more I could do.

Matt "tha Kat" Lentz
Otto and the Ottomans: 2014-2015
The Coconauts surf band: 2009-2014
Group Captain and the Mandrakes 2013
The Surfside IV: 2002-2005, 2008-2009
the Del-Vamps: 1992-1999, 2006-2007

Noel, kind of you to take the time to pass that along.
Prayer list longer again.

SoCal ex-pat with a snow shovel

DISCLAIMER: The above is opinion/suggestion only & should not be used for mission planning/navigation, tweaking of instruments, beverage selection, or wardrobe choices.

Sorry to hear this. Norm seemed like a genuinely good guy and was always very welcoming towards new members.

Site dude - S3 Agent #202
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He is one of the sites most recognizable posters. The little bit of information I have been able to read about him I could tell he was a real-deal, true-blue stand up guy.

I know he has helped me out in my own topics.

My thoughts and prays are with you and your family Norm.

Take care my friend.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to him and his family. Hopefully his progression will be slow, giving him many more years of cognizant living.


Prayers sent.

Sorry to hear about that Norm. All I can suggest is to remember the sunny good times and tune into JPs 'Fibreglass Jungle' show on Luxuria from time to time. Take care.

He who dies with the most tubes... wins

Surf Daddies

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