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Sad news - Bob Lum

Postby sal » Wed Dec 05, 2007 11:57 am

We are sorry to announce that Mr. Bob Lum has passed away.

He is survived by his wife Jean and their son Eli. We extend our deepest condolences.

Bob was a custom knife maker extraordinaire. It is a sad day in the knife industry.

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Postby mrappraisit » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:02 pm

My Condolences to Sal and anyone else that knew Mr. Lum. His work is very impressive.
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Postby The CoPilot » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:05 pm

Bob will live on through his knives which are now in the hands on many. :spyder:

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Postby The Mastiff » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:13 pm

It's sad to see him go. He was a very talented guy, and very prolific with his designs. No doubt he has inspired other makers, and we know he had a bunch of fans of his designs. I'm not sure of his age but he seemed pretty young. My thoughts go out to the family. Joe
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Postby Lockback » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:20 pm

I knew Mr. Lum only through his exceptional collaborative work with Spyderco, but I am saddened by his passing. My condolences go out to his family.

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Postby CWO » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:27 pm

Very sad news indeed. He was an inspired and creative artist. My thoughts are with his family.

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Postby Harry White » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:28 pm

That is sad news indeed. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Lum this past February at a knife show in NYC. We chatted for about 15 minutes -- he had recently been hired by BM, and was proud of his new designs. A very nice man, and clearly full of talent. My condolences of his family and friends.

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Postby scout » Wed Dec 05, 2007 12:29 pm

Thank you Mr. Lum for your designs and integrity. My condolences to the familky. RIP knifebro

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Postby araneae » Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:07 pm

My condolences to all who knew him.
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Postby spydutch » Wed Dec 05, 2007 1:18 pm

I'm very sorry to hear that.

My condolances to those he has to leave behind.
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Postby Slick » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:30 pm

My condolences to his family. I never had the opportuity to meet Mr. Lum but it is a sad day for all of us. The world needs more people of his stature.

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Postby clovisc » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:38 pm

what a sad day... bad news, indeed. :(

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Postby Brad S. » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:47 pm

Indeed, the knife community has lost an icon. I heard last night about this and was just so shocked I wasnt sure what to say. I had the pleasure of talking to him a couple of times. Such a nice warm hearted gentman. I am sad to see him go. He will be missed.
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Postby fs216 » Wed Dec 05, 2007 2:58 pm

Those of us that are blessed enough to own (and USE) one of his incredible contributions to the Spyderco line will raise our glass in his honor this evening. Godspeed to you, Bob.

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Postby giant1 » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:08 pm

My condolences to his family. I did not know him but love his knife designs.
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Postby CopilotATS-55 » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:09 pm

R.I.P Mr. Lum :(
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Postby MANIXWORLD » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:23 pm

My deepest condolences to all his loved ones and may he live on thru his knifedesigns and more.
His name has been engraved in steel and may his name live on forever, in the true honor he deserves.
He has put a joyous smile on alot of knifecollectors and knifeknuts around the world with his great knife designs.

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Postby tonydahose » Wed Dec 05, 2007 3:53 pm

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Postby jaislandboy » Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:00 pm

Sad news indeed... my condolences go out to his family... :(
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Postby The Deacon » Wed Dec 05, 2007 4:00 pm

Sad news, he was a very talented, and exceptionally gentlemanly person. My condolences to his family.
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