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Offline John Bishop

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GM Ted Tabura Passes
« on: August 13, 2013, 04:57:16 AM »
Received the news that GM Ted Tabura passed away yesterday.  Rest in Peace old friend.
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #1 on: August 13, 2013, 05:15:03 AM »
May GM Ted Tabura find himself practicing Kaju in a better place !
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #2 on: August 13, 2013, 05:20:48 AM »
Grandmaster Ted has been a dear friend for more than 40 years.  He will be miss by many that knew him and my sincere sympathy and deepest condolences to the Tabura family.       

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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #3 on: August 13, 2013, 09:14:10 AM »
This is very sad news, rest in peace Grandmaster.
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #4 on: August 13, 2013, 10:39:24 AM »
A great and wonderful person with many concepts, his teachings will be missed, our prayers to the family and that he and Sijo are together. R.I.P. and God Bless
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #5 on: August 13, 2013, 11:40:45 AM »
- Posted on behalf of GM George and Sr. Prof. Patrice Lim -

We will miss our Uncle Ted.

How will we be remembered through the ages of time?

How fiercely we loved...
 
How passionately we fought...

The Man, the Father, the Husband, the Brother, the Teacher, the Friend.
 
O Sensei Ted Tabura did not teach & practice Lima Lama...
 
He IS Lima Lama.
 
The "True" Last Samurai
 
"One Wish" (Hiroshima)

We love you Uncle Ted

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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #6 on: August 13, 2013, 12:23:58 PM »
My prayers to his peaceful transcendence and to his family, students, and friends.  He treated me so well the many times I got the chance to hang out with him and his people.  He was a great man and his memory will live in my heart forever.

Love and Respect,
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #7 on: August 13, 2013, 01:52:25 PM »
There should be more people like him he was a great friend. He never said a bad word about anybody. He will be missed by everybody. Rest in peace Grandmaster Ted
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #8 on: August 13, 2013, 03:10:00 PM »
GM Ted Tabura, was a good friend. Have great memories of the time we spent time together in Mexico  :). He will be truly missed. My condolence goes out to his wife, immediate family and friends.
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #9 on: August 14, 2013, 03:03:42 PM »
My love, prayers and condolences to the Tabura Ohana.  A good friend and advisor.
May he rest in peace and live on through all of us. Aloha my Brother!
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #10 on: August 14, 2013, 10:30:38 PM »
The up coming service for GM Ted Tabura
Aug. 24 at 1300 hrs/1 PM.
 Rose Hills Memorial Park and Mortuary.
3888 Workman Mill, Rd.
Whittier, CA. 90601
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2013, 03:31:40 AM »
My condolences to Ted's Family and Friends,
A friend to the Reyes Family, Ted was always with a smile, talking story with my Dad, or my Uncle, Shihan John Damian, wether it was tears of joy or laughter of days and moments past, again it is a sad day to lose such a great martial artist,,,a moment of Silent Salute To a man of endless energy and knowledge.
I met him in my youth, grew to appreciate him as one of the elders, he will be missed.
With all due respect, and with Love to you and yours,
"Al"
GreatGrandmaster Aleju C. Reyes
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Grandmaster Alan M. Reyes,
Reyes Family and Reyes Kenpo Karate Instructors and Students
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2013, 08:09:14 AM »
Rest in Peace, Grandmaster. 
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #13 on: August 25, 2013, 12:03:15 PM »
GM Ted was great person, He always treated me good. We had some of good times I loved it it when he talk about the old times. He loved the Art. He came and supported the school from time to time and comented on our Demo team. The Rimando Family would like to send ther condolences to all the family with love.
To me Ted was great grand master and a good friend. Bobby Rimando
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Re: GM Ted Tabura Passes
« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2013, 08:29:22 AM »
On behalf of Sifu Bill Chun, Jr. and the Kenpo/Kempo Lo Kahi Association, we wish to express our sincere condolences to the Kajukenbo and Tabura family for their great loss.

Sincerely,
John James,
Vice President, Kenpo/Kempo Lo Kahi Association
Student of Sifu Bill Chun, Jr.
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