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Snowbiz Brisbane CBD owner passed away

Discussion in 'Snow Talk' started by ODNT, May 6, 2013.

  1. ODNT

    ODNT Part of the Furniture

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    Russell Tully, the owner of Snowbiz brisbane recently passed away. I popped in yesterday only to be told he passed in February . Nice man, he took groups of his customers away every year to Japan, NZ & Australia.
    Bought some skis off him last year & he talked me into fitting the new knee bindings.
    RIP [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
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  2. TropicalPow

    TropicalPow One of Us

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    Very sad news indeed. Thanks for posting as I was totally unaware of this. Knew he was sick, but truthfully , had not thought anything more of it.

    He was a great guy and will be sadly missed.

    Snowbiz have a pretty tight knit staff and no doubt it will really knock them all.

    My condolences to all the Snowbiz staff and Russells family.
     
  3. hpsauce

    hpsauce A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Was Russell the quite tall guy (6ft2+).....grey hair.....in his 50's I guess ??????
     
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    TACKIE One of Us Ski Pass: Silver

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    Yes hpsauce. Russ was the big guy. Lovely man with good skills. Heard he had been ill some time ago by a friend of his who i know. My #1 always went to him for boots. RIP.
     
  5. hpsauce

    hpsauce A Local Ski Pass: Gold

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    Well that is sad. I instantly liked him and had a few interesting chats with him about retailing etc. But I had seen him looking less well recently
     
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  7. ODNT

    ODNT Part of the Furniture

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    Indeed, had a nice temperament
    a genuine calm way about him
    my first port of call when I wanted something
     
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