Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

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Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by P-Dogg » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:12 pm

With texts and phone calls unanswered, I got the idea to look for Aaron on Facebook today, and discovered that Aaron lost his battle with cancer this morning.


He always got a kick out of me saying that my best boating buddy was a gay man I met on an internet chat room. Aaron you will be missed.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by P-Dogg » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:39 pm

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Here is a picture of Aaron when he joined us for the Blue Angels airshow for the Naval Academy a couple of years ago.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by jhalb » Sun Sep 11, 2016 8:52 pm

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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by mikeandanne » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:17 pm

Sorry to hear this....RIP
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by Big D » Sun Sep 11, 2016 9:24 pm

Sad news. I miss his valuable contributions here. He fought a great fight. Only great sunsets ahead Aaron. RIP my friend.

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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by rickalan35 » Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:48 pm

Well, tough news. Rest in Peace Aaron. Darn it. Knew he was fighting a pretty big challenge the second time around.

Aaron joined this forum in early 2008 and had over 2000 posts, many of which related valuable info to others relating to the TriCabin line of Trojan boats.

Thank you P-Dogg for letting us all know.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by The Dog House » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:47 am

Aaron brought something to this forum that will never be replaced. Rest in peace my friend. You will be missed.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by prowlersfish » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:57 am

Sad news , RIP Aaron
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by Paul » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:14 am

Godspeed Aaron, you'll be missed.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by Flyboy » Mon Sep 12, 2016 10:59 am

Sad news, will miss his posts.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by prowlersfish » Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:52 pm

2009 Trojan rendezvous , Before he bought his own Tri cabin ( he had a F32 at the time )
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by larryeddington » Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:50 pm

My thoughts are with you today I received this bad news. You and I shared a special bond between cancer patients. You fought the good fight and we feel the loss of you to our little community of boaters. RIP FRIEND.

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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by k9th » Mon Sep 12, 2016 4:34 pm

Wow - really sad news. When i first bought my tri-cabin he wrote me email after email helping me understand SeaDog's systems. Knew he was battling a recurrence but didn't know how serious it truly was.

He will be missed.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by oldtimer » Mon Sep 12, 2016 6:20 pm

by Oldtimer

Thank you Aaron for all your expertise and advice to all re Tri cabins. R.I.P.
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Re: Aaron Bocknek -- 1960 to 2016

Post by thelast322 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 8:58 pm

So Sad to hear. Thanks P dogg for the update. I pray for him and his family. Too terrible.
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