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Luigi Mattei passed away

Posted by Maurizio Dini  
Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 04:28PM
[size=large]Yesterday our great italian collector and photographer, Luigi Mattei, has passed away.

I would like to leave here a deserve tribute to his invaluable mineral photo legacy in Mindat, with more then 1.700 pictures.

To whom has met ad share with him many topics, for sure will missim him for his humanity and honesty.

Always with you Luigi!

Maurizio Dini[/size]
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 04:54PM
    
I don't know him personally, but I've seen many times his name and the images he posted. His authority was evident. I offer my sincere condolences to the family and all the friends and collaborators. I'm sure that Luigi take a journey toward a better world and I hope this could be the best confort for everyone.

Better to be just than good (Kempis)
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 04:56PM
    
Dear Maurizio - thank you for letting us know.

My condolences to Luigi's family, his friends and all of his associates in the mineral and photography world.

Sincerely,
Maggie Wilson
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 05:07PM
My condolences and those of all AMI members to Luigi's family and all his friends.
Ciao Luigi!
Marco
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 05:39PM
    
Maurizio, thank you for this important notice. I've had occasion to correspond with Luigi concerning possible trades in the past and always found him to be a gentleman of the first order. Surely he will be missed. My sincere condolences to his family and friends for this sad news. May he rest in peace and find eternal life.

Ron
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 05:57PM
my sincere condolences to his family, but did not know him personally, was a magnificent collector and photographer, will be made strange not to see your pictures again.

Jose Luis Jara
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 06:41PM
    
What a sad loss for the mineral community! My condolences to Luigi's family, and I wish them all the strength in the world in coping with this loss.

Harjo
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 06:56PM
    
I also did not know him except through his fantastic photography and significant contributions to Mindat to be enjoyed all around the world. My sincerest condolences to his family. May he rest in peace.

Chet Lemanski
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 07:20PM
This loss is very sad news for all of us.
My condolences to his family.
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 07:53PM
    
My condolences to Luigi's family.
He will miss to all of us.
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 08:04PM
    
My condolences to his family and friends.
May he rest in peace.
Corie Mattar
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 08:19PM
This is sad new for the entire mineral community.
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 09:24PM
    
Sad news indeed. Condolences to his friends and family.
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 09:35PM
    
Condolences... I will certainly miss him!
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 10:45PM
    
My condolences too.

His big footprint here on Mindat will make him unforgettable for us.
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 04, 2012 10:46PM
Very sad indeed!
My sincere condolences to Luigi's family.

Apart of his unquestionable integrety, we will miss him for the evident enthusiasm of the mineral photography.
Personally, I will miss a real friend.

Reynaldo
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 05, 2012 12:29AM
    
a sad loss to the mineral and photographic world. My condolences to his family.

cheers, Colleen
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 05, 2012 01:28AM
    
I had several good exchanges with him and will miss him. My condolences to his family and friends.

Bob
avatar Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 05, 2012 07:57AM
    
Ciao Luigi...resterai sempre con noi...
Re: Luigi Mattei passed away
March 05, 2012 08:27AM
Hai lasciato in me un carissimo ricordo Luigi.
Ancora sentite condoglianze alla famiglia.
Enrico.



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