The Magic Café
Username:
Password:
[ Lost Password ]
  [ Forgot Username ]
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Did you hear the latest? » » RIP Dick Oslund (7 Likes) Printer Friendly Version

 Go to page 1~2 [Next]
bkmeyer
View Profile
Regular user
105 Posts

Profile of bkmeyer
Sadly, according to Dick Oslund's nephew and other relatives, Dick passed away today (via Facebook). Dick was a mentor to so many, both formally and informally.

Bruce Meyer
Gerry Walkowski
View Profile
Inner circle
1424 Posts

Profile of Gerry Walkowski
So sorry to hear that.

I was a huge fan.

Gerry
Jef Eaton
View Profile
Special user
516 Posts

Profile of Jef Eaton
DIck used to come and see us every year at the fair we did in Centerville IL along with Jerry Conklin. He was a wealth of knowledge and just a good guy that would share with any magician. He will be missed in the magic world.
kandumagic.com
<BR>jjeaton@aol.com
<BR>Creator of what my Mom thinks are the funniest kid show props around!
Mindpro
View Profile
Inner circle
9884 Posts

Profile of Mindpro
So sad to hear this. Dick was a great guy who was a fellow road warrior and top pro in the school and family market for decades. He would often share his wealth of knowledge and experience to almost anyone serious in their intent just for the asking. I know he's regularly and often direct people to me for their business advice with the strongest recommendation which I always appreciated. I know he'd been battling health issues lately, but this is still such sad news. The community has lost one of the greats!
TomBoleware
View Profile
Inner circle
Hattiesburg, Ms
2735 Posts

Profile of TomBoleware
That is sad news. I really liked Dick. A good man for sure.

Tom
"Entrepreneurs are willing to work 80 hours a week to avoid working 40 hours a week"--Lori Greiner

www.tomboleware.com
MichaelCGM
View Profile
Inner circle
Oklahoma City
2284 Posts

Profile of MichaelCGM
RIP Dick.
Magically Yours,

Magical Michael

MagicalMichael.com Smile Laus Deo!
Andy Gemini
View Profile
Regular user
England
116 Posts

Profile of Andy Gemini
I did not know Dick but I messaged him once for some advice - he had the grace to reply, for which I was (and remain) very grateful.
R.I.P. Dick.
arthur stead
View Profile
Inner circle
When I played soccer, I hit
1822 Posts

Profile of arthur stead
Thanks for letting us know. Dick was a true professional, especially knowledgeable about the school show business, and he shared that knowledge very graciously. RIP Dick.
Arthur Stead
royalty-free music and interactive routines
www.arthurstead.com
danfreed
View Profile
Inner circle
West Chester PA
1176 Posts

Profile of danfreed
I didn't know him personally, but he seemed like a good guy and he was helpful to the magic community.
TrickyRicky
View Profile
Inner circle
TrickyRicky
1609 Posts

Profile of TrickyRicky
Sorry to hear of Dick's passing. He was one of a kind --a very giving person. Always willing to share his knowledge with his fellow magicians.
My condolences to his family. He will be missed. A big loss to the magic art.
Tricky Ricky
Al Kazam the Magic Man
View Profile
Special user
Living in Perth Western Australia
993 Posts

Profile of Al Kazam the Magic Man
RIP Dick. He was a great man and always generous with his knowledge. Sad day for magic.
Al Kazam --> Magic guy in Perth Australia
Gerry Walkowski
View Profile
Inner circle
1424 Posts

Profile of Gerry Walkowski
I enjoyed his book, Road Scholar, so much that I re-read it about four times. I can't say that about many magic publications.

Over the years I met Dick numerous times and always enjoyed our great conversations. He truly was a walking magic enclyopedia.

Gerry
Tim Snyder
View Profile
New user
Chicago, IL
84 Posts

Profile of Tim Snyder
I regret never getting to me Dick in person. He was truly a very generous person who offered me much encouragement and instruction. He will be missed.
longdeademperor
View Profile
New user
67 Posts

Profile of longdeademperor
RIP Dick. Thanks for reaching out to me online and so generously sharing your knowledge. I will treasure your book and your advice. He even kindly sent me some zinc stearate so that my wooden drawer box would operate more smoothly! A class act.
Russo
View Profile
Special user
798 Posts

Profile of Russo
OOOHHHH - I only corresponded & met, with Dick through the 'Cafe', a couple letters and a long phone call - we were so much alike, close age, experience (though his longer as a Pro)- knowing many of the same people - he also sent me a copy of his 'Dick Oslund' the Road Scholar - We'll miss his looooong messages. Ralph (russo) Rousseau -Bye Friend
bowers
View Profile
Inner circle
Oakboro N.C.
7041 Posts

Profile of bowers
So sorry to hear this news.
A very good man indeed and a wealth of knowledge
and experience.He shared several things with me.
Todd
Wravyn
View Profile
Inner circle
2005 Posts

Profile of Wravyn
I met Dick in the mid eighties when I worked in a brick and mortar. I was demonstrating a coin trick which used a French drop. After the customer left, Dick asked me to show him my French drop, he then took the coin and said, 'Nobody holds a coin like this, but they do hold them like this,' as he held the coin and did the vanish. He worked a few moments with me and I have used his handling since.
mtstic44
View Profile
Loyal user
253 Posts

Profile of mtstic44
I am sorry to hear about Dick. I only knew him on the Café. I loved stories and all the greats he knew. He will be missed R.I.P.
Allen
Goldfield
View Profile
Veteran user
Traveller
331 Posts

Profile of Goldfield
Rest peacefully brother..
What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything? Vincent V.G
Regan
View Profile
Inner circle
U.S.A.
5699 Posts

Profile of Regan
I am sorry to hear of Dick's passing. He was always offering to help, and gave advice to me many times here at the Magic Café.

R.I.P. Dick
Mister Mystery
The Magic Cafe Forum Index » » Did you hear the latest? » » RIP Dick Oslund (7 Likes)
 Go to page 1~2 [Next]
[ Top of Page ]
All content & postings Copyright © 2001-2020 Steve Brooks. All Rights Reserved.
This page was created in 0.13 seconds requiring 5 database queries.
The views and comments expressed on The Magic Café
are not necessarily those of The Magic Café, Steve Brooks, or Steve Brooks Magic.
> Privacy Statement <

ROTFL Billions and billions served! ROTFL