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Sad news
Posted by: fionnbharr ()
Date: October 20, 2012 07:47PM

I'm sorry to tell you Seán MacKenna has died. He passed on 14th October after emergency surgery. He had been quite unwell for a number of years but continued wetplate until the end. I met him a few times in London, he was a generous teacher who would accept no payment for his time.

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Re: Sad news
Posted by: Petzval Paul ()
Date: October 20, 2012 10:54PM

Oh, I am so sorry to hear that. Sean was such a inspiration to us all so generous with his knowledge. He will certainly be missed by many.

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Posted by: zmanphoto ()
Date: October 21, 2012 12:40AM

My first and best brass lens was at one time owned my Sean. He didn't even know me, but gladly sent his homemade waterhouse stops to me from England for free.
So sad. He will be missed.

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Re: Sad news
Posted by: fly ()
Date: October 22, 2012 12:38AM

Thank you Sean, I and many others know when our lenses where made.

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Re: Sad news
Posted by: RobertSzabo ()
Date: October 30, 2012 06:39PM

Sad news indeed. Sean will be missed here on the forum. Thanks for posting this.

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