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RIP Juan C. Rodriguez

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by Moderator1, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. Moderator1

    Moderator1 Moderator Staff Member

  2. Bronco77

    Bronco77 Active Member

    Read the posted article about an hour ago on the Sun Sentinel website. Very sad.

    I met Juan briefly a few times and can't claim I knew him well, but I always heard he was well-liked and highly regarded not only by sports co-workers, but throughout the newsroom. He did a fine job on the Marlins beat.
  3. MileHigh

    MileHigh Moderator Staff Member

    Worked with Juan during my time at 1 Herald Plaza. One of the really, truly good guys. Always positive, always flexible. Highly regarded.

    He didn't lose this battle. He kicked its ass. Eight-month diagnosis and he beat that by 30 months.

    Fuck you, cancer.
  4. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

  5. steveu

    steveu Well-Known Member

    Son of a bitch. Cancer sucks.

    I always loved reading his stuff about the Marlins and baseball in general.
  6. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Jesus. 42. Same age my dad died. Way, way, way too damn young.
    And I wish I didn't even know his daughter is the exact age I was when my dad died. That never really leaves you. Prayers to his kids, his wife and his other family and friends.
    Last edited: Jan 19, 2016
  7. Drip

    Drip Active Member

  8. studthug12

    studthug12 Active Member

    Prayers to his family and friends through this difficult time....
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