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    Kurt Browning's Father Passes Away

    They mentioned it at the end of the CBC's broadcast of Cup of China this afternoon.

    Condolences to Kurt and the family.

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    My prayers go out to Kurt and the rest of the Browning family.

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    oh no I knew Kurt's dad was not doing well but this is still so sad as I know Kurt and he were close.

    prayers for the Browning family

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    Oh that's so sad. My thoughts and prayers go out to Kurt and his family.

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    My sympathies to Kurt and the Browning family. Sad news indeed.

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    Sad. I can just imagine the pain the family is suffering. My thoughts and prayers are with them.

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    I was reading an article about Kurt and family. I knew his dad was ill but didn't know that he had breast cancer.

    Dee

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    Dewey's battled cancer off and on for a long while from what I've gathered. And Kurt's mom also battled cancer IIRC... Sonia's family hasn't been immune either, which is why he's been a part of the last few cancer skates that have been televised (I guess just the last couple)... he mentioned his dad's battle with brest cancer - bringing awareness to the lesser known.

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    Our prayers and love to Kurt and his family!

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    My thoughts, prayers, and condolences to Kurt & family.

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    My deepest sympathies to Kurt, his family, and everyone else fortunate to have met Dewey in person. I can't think of too many other skating parents who received a tribute on national TV after passing away, and I think both Kurt and the CBC handled it as classy as they could.

    From all accounts--including Kurt's--Dewey was an incredible man who will be missed very much.

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    I missed seeing the broadcast this afternoon. My deepest condolences to Kurt and his family.

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    Dewey Browning was a wonderful man, and will definitely be missed.

    According to Kurt's agent, contributions in his honor can be made to:

    Rocky Mountain House Hospital and Care Centre
    5016 52 Ave.
    Rocky Mountain House AB T4T 1T2

    Kurt spoke about his father's battle with breast cancer in this interview and mentioned that his father was a 3x survivor in the Frosted Pink broadcast last fall.

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    Quote Originally Posted by astimegoesby View Post
    From all accounts--including Kurt's--Dewey was an incredible man who will be missed very much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by astimegoesby View Post
    My deepest sympathies to Kurt, his family, and everyone else fortunate to have met Dewey in person. I can't think of too many other skating parents who received a tribute on national TV after passing away, and I think both Kurt and the CBC handled it as classy as they could.

    From all accounts--including Kurt's--Dewey was an incredible man who will be missed very much.
    Wonderful tribute to a class act family

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