Broken wand - Jean GARANCE

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Postby Yilou » 09/15/10 04:05 PM

Broken Wand - Jean GARANCE

Jean GARANCE passed away at 8pm on september 14th, 2010 with cancer at age of 73.

Jean GARANCE (Jean Marie Peretti) was since 1961 President of Magicians of Geneva (Switzerland).
- President of FISM - Lausanne 1991
- President IBM Ring 207 for many years

We'll miss him for a long time

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Postby Dale Shrimpton » 09/16/10 07:46 AM

how Sad.

Jean was a simply lovely man. I well remember him running around all over the place in 1991, to make sure that his F.I.S.M ran to plan. And i bought a couple of items from his dealer stand, i still use today.
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Postby Diamond Jim Tyler » 09/16/10 11:13 AM

Jean was a great guy. He was my host in Lausanne and treated me to dinner there. My condolences to his friends and family.
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Postby Edwin Corrie » 09/17/10 05:11 PM

Very sorry to hear this. I didn't know him well, but he was very welcoming when I first came to Geneva and attended some of the magic club meetings. His little magic shop Le Truc Store was also an interesting place to see, and he still remembered me on my last visit even though I hadn't attended any magic events for a long time.
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Postby Tim Ellis » 09/17/10 06:15 PM

Very sad. He was one of the first people I met at FISM back in 1991 and a tremendous supporter of magic.
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