Steve Burt, RIP

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Steve Burt, RIP

Post by TommyTrojan » Sat Dec 24, 2011 12:38 am

I got an email this afternoon from a friend who said that Steve Burt, a longtime supporter of HS football and other sports in Orange County, passed away shortly before noon. I don't have many details except that his 3 sons were there with him in the end. He will be greatly missed.

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Post by Parrotpaul » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:09 am

Mr. Burt will be the first...that we are aware of....long-time Occonnect poster we have lost. RIP, Steve Burt....we will certainly miss you on this board. We have lost a friend.
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Re: Steve Burt, RIP

Post by Country » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:33 am

What was his username on the boards ?
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Re: Steve Burt, RIP

Post by ~44~ » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:46 am

RIP Wiley. Wow, sad day.
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Post by oceanvue » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:49 am

wait what?
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Post by Country » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:52 am

~44~ wrote:RIP Wiley. Wow, sad day.
No! .... aww man.

Rest In Peace :(

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Post by oceanvue » Sat Dec 24, 2011 7:53 am

seriously Wiley is dead?
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Post by fballcoach5 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:35 am

RIP Wiley- you will be missed.

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Post by afan95 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:38 am

Kind of wondered why he didn't respond much about Matt Barkey staying at USC or even whether he would. He took several pictures of Matt at MD that I remember well.
Wiley, you were one of a kind and will truly be missed. Fight On with all the rest of the Trojans in the sky!!
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Post by oceanvue » Sat Dec 24, 2011 8:40 am

Wow, what a big bummer. Party on Wiley
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Post by ND7 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:06 am

You will be missed my friend.

May the road rise to meet you. May the wind be always at your back. May the sun shine warm upon your face. May the rains fall soft upon your fields and until we meet again, May the Lord hold you in the palm of His hand.
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Re: Steve Burt, RIP

Post by John Q. Public » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:24 am

Wow. We had our disagreements but I'll miss him.

RIP, Wiles.
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Post by RandyF59 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:38 am

Parrotpaul wrote:Mr. Burt will be the first...that we are aware of....long-time Occonnect poster we have lost. RIP, Steve Burt....we will certainly miss you on this board. We have lost a friend.
Wiley you jousted well, Sir! As a frequent foil for our erstwhile millionaire, this loss hits hard. I will miss the Wiley barbs and jabs, his love of HS football. I cannot figure why I'm crying, but I am. Just like Wiley to have the last laugh. Peace, brother.

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Post by edisonfan » Sat Dec 24, 2011 9:42 am

Sad news. Prayers for a legendary HOF member of the OC Boards...

For a time, in his early years, Wiley lived in Crown Point, at the edge of Mission Bay, and across from Sunset Cliffs, in Point Loma, where I grew up. I put up a picture once, on the old Student Sports board, of a spot where we body surfed. He PM'd me, and said his brothers went to PLHS, and wanted to send it to them.

Heck of a photographer, good sense of humor, and quite a collection of classic photos that Wiley, posted here over the years.

Rest in Peace, Wiles...

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Re: Steve Burt, RIP

Post by sammy swordsman » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:02 am

RIP Wiley.

High school sports lost a GIANT !

You will be missed. =D> =D> =D>

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Post by oceanvue » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:56 am

I don't see how you can just die like that. There should be a forum policy against that
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Post by SoMelo » Sat Dec 24, 2011 10:59 am

oceanvue wrote:I don't see how you can just die like that. There should be a forum policy against that
Take it up with JQP...

RIP Wiley... I never got to take you up on your offer to smell your butt

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Re: Steve Burt, RIP

Post by crayegg » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:23 am

Wow.

He wan't my favorite, but I will miss him.

RIP Wiley Wolverine.

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Post by JDK0827 » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:28 am

RIP Wiley........

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Post by WalkingE » Sat Dec 24, 2011 11:31 am

Wow, what a shock! Wiley was always one of my favorites. We met on several occasions - forum gatherings and football games. I considered Wiley to be a friend, not just an acquaintance. RIP, my friend.
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