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In memory of our beloved moderator Mark Flaxman. RIP

by Lee Koo (ADMIN) CNET staff/forum admin / February 8, 2018 11:18 AM PST

Hi CNET community members and readers,

It is with a saddened heart that I inform you that Mark Flaxman our long time forum moderator and friend has passed away.

Mark has been a invaluable CNET member since 2002 and has been a CNET forum moderator for well over a decade. I'm sure many members of this community sometime or another more than likely have interacted or received help from him throughout the years in the forums. Due to deteriorating health conditions over the past couple of years as much as he loved being part of this community he was unable to continue and recently hung up his moderator badge for retirement. He was sorely missed as a team member and now he has passed.

He will be deeply missed, I have always regarded Mark as a kind gentleman with a big heart--always willing to help others in need without question or judgement. I know Mark is now in peace and in a beautiful place.

Thank you Mark for all that you have contributed and brought to this community over the years, your kindness and sincerity will not be forgotten. Our thoughts are with your family and friends.Good bye my friend, I will see you again in the future.


Post was last edited on February 9, 2018 12:06 PM PST

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so many
by James Denison / February 8, 2018 11:59 AM PST

So many good helpers at this forum have died and gone on to their reward from God for the help they've given to so many needing it. Goodbye Mark, God be with you.

James Denison

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My condolences to his family and friends.....
by JP Bill / February 8, 2018 12:09 PM PST

I always thought he was a nice guy.

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My condolences to his family and CNET
by cnetwish / February 9, 2018 4:44 PM PST

Sorry to learn of your loss. (I don't know Mark)
Lee, those were very nice statements you made about Mark.

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Rest peacefully, Mark
by o2night / February 9, 2018 5:34 PM PST

While I never reached out for help myself, I have kept the forum close to me for the answers given to others and the fountain of information CNET provides.
Although I haven't personally conversed with Mark, I know that those who give their time and expertise freely and unselfishly, as Mark did, are few and far between.

I for one, appreciate all you did to help your fellow men and women, Mark, and know you will be missed dearly.
May you rest in peace and enjoy the rewards of your years of hard work and dedication to CNET and its readers.

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A "volunteer", like all the rest.
by drpruner / February 9, 2018 6:09 PM PST

Yet I remember him for his thoroughgoing professionalism.
He will be missed.

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(NT) Thank you for beeing in this world.
by Jess Gejhede / February 9, 2018 6:16 PM PST
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Sorry to such a good man go.
by Lanceb54 / February 9, 2018 6:56 PM PST

It's so hard to see any one go. I guess that's live. Hope his family and friends are doing well.

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Rest in Peace, Mark.
by Zouch / February 10, 2018 12:36 AM PST

You helped so many, with professionalism and Knowledge, in a selfless and non-judgemental way. There are precious few true gentlemen in the world that it is a great sadness to lose one of the best.

You will not be forgotten in this forum.

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Volunteers are the best of the Best you will be missed.
by kevin.barnes / February 11, 2018 5:09 AM PST

R.I.P. May your journey across the Rainbow Bridge be a good one some amazing computers up there mucker.

Barnsey Bro

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