Old 09-04-2022, 07:03 PM
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thin shell thin shell is offline
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Default Mike Layton killed in motorcycle accident
I read the terrible news about Mike Layton being killed in a motorcycle accident last night.


https://www.drumforum.org/threads/ho...sed-on.200579/


Very sad. Never met the man but by all accounts a heck of a nice guy.
Old 09-04-2022, 07:10 PM
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I read the terrible news about Mike Layton being killed in a motorcycle accident last night.


https://www.drumforum.org/threads/ho...sed-on.200579/


Very sad. Never met the man but by all accounts a heck of a nice guy.
Hi thin shell. Looks like we posted about the same time and with the DFO link. Just incredibly tragic news.

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Old 09-04-2022, 08:33 PM
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Default Re: Mike Layton killed in motorcycle accident
I just read a post regarding Mike on another forum. Horrific news! Although I never had the pleasure of meeting him, I was fortunate enough to correspond with him numerous times through the years on this forum. He was a very friendly, knowledgeable, helpful guy who I found to be a joy to deal with. My condolences to his family and all his friends. Rest In Peace, Mike! You’re going to be deeply missed.
Old 09-04-2022, 09:33 PM
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Condolences,love, prayers, thoughts to his family, freinds&fans,
R.I.P.
Old 09-05-2022, 08:55 AM
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I heard the news last night, I feel for his family. Super nice guy, I did get to meet him this year, glad I decided to make the last minute trip to the drum show.
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Old 09-05-2022, 09:35 AM
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Default Re: Mike Layton killed in motorcycle accident
Very sorry to hear this. I’ve bought from Mike before but never met him. Seemed like a great guy.
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Old 09-05-2022, 10:07 AM
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Mike and I communicated several times on drum forums. We had different drum brand preferences. But we both appreciated the other guy's love of vintage American-made drums. From all accounts of people who knew Mike in person he was a hell of a good guy. I offer my condolences to his family.
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Old 09-05-2022, 10:40 AM
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So sad, A nicer guy you could not find
He will be sorely missed
Prayers to his family and deepest condolences,
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Old 09-05-2022, 12:32 PM
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Horrible news! Simply tragic!
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Old 09-05-2022, 12:49 PM
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I had some interaction with Mike on DFO years ago and he seemed like a good guy. This is very tragic news, for sure. My condolences to his family and friends.

I like looking at motorcycles, but I'd never get on one again. One wrong move, and it's injury or worse.
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