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Old March 9th, 2015, 10:52   #1
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While I haven't be able to confirm this report, I've been told this morning that Chris Farnham / 3193 passed away over the weekend. My condolences go out to his friends and family. Chris has been part of the forums for many years and while I never met him personally, I've heard many great things and it is always sad to loose a TDIClub member. I also figured many of you may also want to be informed of this sad news.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 10:54   #2
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Very sorry to hear this. He will be missed. Lots of members here have purchased cars from him.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 10:59   #3
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What?? Wowzer... his last activity on here was on my birthday, this past Saturday, March 7th.

I just tried calling his cell phone and it isn't accepting calls.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 11:02   #4
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Confirmed. Chris passed away last night.

Chris was an amazing member of this community, and passionate about pairing great cars with great people. He will be sorely missed.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 11:24   #5
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Absolutely Crushed......I spent a few hours with Chris when I picked up my new Jetta last month.....I knew he was in a Bad way...But thought he would pull thru.....
He was supposed to start a new treatment program......
RIP my Friend
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:02   #6
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Very sad news. Sorry to hear it.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:29   #7
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Awe man... So sorry to hear this. All of his posts always seemed like he was a top notch salesman and a great all around guy. My condolences to his family...
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:31   #8
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Sorry to hear. Never spoke with him but from his posts and other members comments he seemed like a stand up straight guy. To bad there isn't more like him.
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He sure sounded like a fantastic car salesman. There are not many I have met that meet that criteria. The guy I dealt with at my dealership is on par like that. My condolences to the family.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:51   #10
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Very upsetting news. I had the good fortune to meet him several years ago, and I will always remember my visit with him. He was a great person and a terrific VW salesman. He always treated members here as if they were family. I am New Jersey born and bred, and Chris was certainly a Jersey Guy.
May you rest in peace and my family extends its deepest sympathies to your family.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:57   #11
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So sorry to hear. Our condolences from this part of the world. I'll pass it on to those locally who had interactions with him, all of whom had nothing but great things to say about him.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 12:59   #12
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Always upsetting to see someone pass away at such a young age.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 13:44   #13
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Condolences to his family.

My interaction with Chris was always 110% positive even when he was not 100% him self .

Tdi club will miss a great resource and the Ho5G will cherish his sponsored TDIfest Banners.

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Very sad news. I never dealt with him but always felt that if I was ever to buy a new VW, I'd be going down to see him.
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Old March 9th, 2015, 15:53   #15
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Sad to hear this, he brought honesty and respect to a job that has gotten a bad rap over the years. Most of all, I think he cared more about his customers than just selling them a car. He will be missed.

Prayers for his family.
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