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The Gray Avenger
My father, Ronnie Burrage who most of you knew as The Gray Avenger, passed away at Baptist East hospital this morning. He was scheduled for bypass surgery at 3 pm today but his heart suddenly stopped and they weren't able to revive him.

He loved the University of Memphis more than anything except his family. We lost a great voice, advocate and fan today. Please remember and honor him in that way. Rest in peace dad.
06-24-2016 07:05 AM
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(06-24-2016 07:05 AM)BlueHomer Wrote:  My father, Ronnie Burrage who most of you knew as The Gray Avenger, passed away at Baptist East hospital this morning. He was scheduled for bypass surgery at 3 pm today but his heart suddenly stopped and they weren't able to revive him.

He loved the University of Memphis more than anything except his family. We lost a great voice, advocate and fan today. Please remember and honor him in that way. Rest in peace dad.

You have my condolences and my prayers for your family. I enjoyed his advocacy for Tiger athletics.
06-24-2016 07:07 AM
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Prayers for the family! He was a great fan and will be missed.
06-24-2016 07:07 AM
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Oh, this is terrible. :(

Mr. Burrage was one of the more colorful personalities of the forum, although he didn't always get mass consensus behind his cause célebres, he was very clearly a dyed-in-the-wool, die hard Tiger fan to be sure.

RIP Mr. Burrage, and I'm so sorry you've lost your father. :(

So sorry to hear this heartbreaking news.
06-24-2016 07:08 AM
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Oh no
06-24-2016 07:12 AM
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Prayers sent! Horrible news.
There is NO DOUBT that he was a Great Tiger Fan and a fine person.
It would be great for MT.Org to show up in force at his funeral.
(This post was last modified: 06-24-2016 03:02 PM by hsvtiger.)
06-24-2016 07:13 AM
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So sorry for you and your family's loss. He was an advocate for the Tigers, a keeper of all things Tiger logo and color related and a great fan. He laser focus will be missed on these boards.
He will be definitely be missed.
06-24-2016 07:27 AM
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RE: The Gray Avenger
(06-24-2016 07:05 AM)BlueHomer Wrote:  My father, Ronnie Burrage who most of you knew as The Gray Avenger, passed away at Baptist East hospital this morning. He was scheduled for bypass surgery at 3 pm today but his heart suddenly stopped and they weren't able to revive him.

He loved the University of Memphis more than anything except his family. We lost a great voice, advocate and fan today. Please remember and honor him in that way. Rest in peace dad.

Please accept my sincerest condolences...

Always enjoyed reading your Dad's posts on MT.org... (well most of them) ;-)

Rest in Power Gray Avenger....

Tiger glass lifted high in his honor..
06-24-2016 07:28 AM
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My prayers are with you and your family at this terrible time.
06-24-2016 07:32 AM
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Praying for you and your family. He will be missed.
06-24-2016 07:49 AM
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