RIP Eskinator

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Very sad news from the CFL fan fraternity. We lost Brian Edwards aka "Eskinator" overnight. Brian was a very staunch and proud fan not just of his Eskimos and now Elks but of the CFL and all its teams and fellow fans. He cherished the friendships he'd fostered with fans of all stripes. I first met him at the 96 Grey Cup in Hamilton. We've tipped back beers and enjoyed each others company at every Grey Cup since and at many games at BC Place and Commonwealth. He was planning on beimg at BCP for the Elks first visit on Aug 19. He'd already added Elks clothing to his wardrobe and had apparently applied for a new ELKN8OR licence plate to replace his long held ESKN8OR plate.


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That is very sad. My condolences on the loss of your friend. He sounds like he was a very decent guy and a dedicated CFL fan. I hope his family comes through the loss with a minimum of pain.


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That is shocking news. I just saw a post from him a couple of days ago under his new Elkinator moniker.


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RIP. Shocking news. Brian was a great, genuine guy. He just loved the CFL and its fans. While I can't say we were friends per se, we certainly knew each other by name and I would always stop and say hello when he was in town to watch his Eskimos play the Leos. Just huge, unexpected and sad news. I just read on Twitter something he wrote to Michael Reilly's Dad and mentioning seeing him when the Ells come to BCP in August.

To show you his dedication, he was also an Argos' season ticket holder. My condolences to his family and many friends. Devastating.


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A very sad and unfortunate happening. Brian was one of the best, friendliest people I've ever met. I enjoyed spending time with him in person on FB.

RIP Brian Edwards


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A CFL fan that lived and breathed the game. His name always popped up fan websites across the league.

As others have said, way to early for his departure, RIP.


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