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Offline GForbach

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Professor Allen Abad - Cancer
« on: August 10, 2007, 07:05:50 PM »
Hello everyone,
I'm so glad to see this forum and look forward to its positive effect on the future of KAJUKENBO and its entire Ohana.
I am sorry to announce that I found out today that my KAJUKENBO brother and best friend, Professor Allen Abad has been diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer and his Doctors in Arizona have given him less than a year to live.
I will be giving you all more information as I receive it and let you all know about a gathering in San Diego on Sept. 8, 2007 at Sifu Rod Alo's school dedicated to Professor Abad which will also be a fund raiser that I hope you will "ALL" support.
I am also offically requesting the new "Board of Advisors" to promote this great, dedicated and gifted KAJUKENBO Master to the rank of Grand Master.
I will be speaking to SIJO tonight in Maui and am sure he will agree.
Professor Abad, Professor Joe Tarango and I have been promoted on the same day for 6th, 7th and 8th Degree and still haven't figured out why they both have not already been promoted to GM for all they have don for SIJO, KAJUKENBO and all of us throughout their careers.
Please give me your feed back, contact those who should know and can help.
Also please contact Sifu Rod Alo in San Diego, he needs all of our support in helping his Teacher - Professor Allen Abad.

Thank You all and God Bless Professor Abad
Gary Forbach
« Last Edit: August 10, 2007, 07:11:18 PM by GForbach »
Gary Forbach, 9th Degree Original Method Kajukenbo under GM Aleju Reyes and Sijo A.D. Emperado

Offline Rick Kingi

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Re: Professor Allen Abad - Cancer
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2007, 12:59:32 PM »
  Thank you GM Forbach for the information about Prof Allen Abad and my prays go out to him and his family,  I 've know Allen since the early 80's and have always thought of him as one of the best Kajukenbo guys I ever saw and still fill the same about him, I belive he should have be promoted to Grand Master many years ago and I will do every thing I can to help make this happen. When I go back to the days of the 80's in Souther California  the martials artist that first  come to my mind is Allen Abad and  Gary Forbach, I remember some real nice time with those guys. No disrepect to you guy up North just talking about down here...

Much Love and Repect to all

GM Rick Kingi