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Brian Crosby, 1951-2016

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#1 Steve Ogilvie

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 05:59 PM

It is with great sadness that I have to tell you that Brian has passed away. It happened suddenly while he slept Saturday night.


He was 65 years old and is survived by his wife and son and daughter in law. Some of you might have seen posts about Brian on Facebook. I waited until after the celebration of life took place before posting here.


He will be missed by everyone that ever knew him. Twenty-seven year military vet, slot car and R/C racer, car and motorcycle enthusiast, skier, windsurfer, family man, and of course slot car track builder.

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 06:01 PM

Sorry to hear about that, Steve.

May Brian rest in peace.

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 08:21 PM


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Posted 10 March 2016 - 08:48 PM



I first met you and Brian when you came down to Manchester, NH, to install the three tracks at Queen City Speedway.


Brian was a very helpful person over the years. He'll be widely missed.

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 09:35 PM

I'm so sorry to hear this. My condolences to his family.

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Posted 10 March 2016 - 09:57 PM


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Posted 10 March 2016 - 10:36 PM

Thank you for letting us know. We really liked Brian. So sorry for your loss.

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 06:18 AM

So sad to see this news. I bought two tracks from Brian in recent years and I came to consider him a friend. Terrible loss to all that knew him.


RIP Brian.

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 07:31 AM

RIP, Brian.

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 07:38 AM

Sorry to hear this news.
As a complete aside, Bob Cozine was an avid windsurfer, a fact I don't think many know.

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 09:29 AM

Seeing these posts far too often lately.

My condolences to all friends and family.

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Posted 11 March 2016 - 10:01 AM

Brian attended a few events at my raceway. A very nice guy. May he rest in peace.

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