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Old 01-31-2024, 10:28 AM
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Long time Bowyer and Alberta Icon Jack Kempf passed away peacefully yesterday afternoon.

For many years he donated a Bow to the Alberta Bowhunters Association Banquet for a raffle prize. He will be missed.
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Old 01-31-2024, 10:51 AM
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Very sad news, my condolences to his friends and family. I only had the pleasure of meeting Jack once; he was a very nice and knowledgeable person.
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Old 01-31-2024, 11:04 AM
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He was a treasure and will be missed. To those who possess his bows, be grateful and careful. RIP Jack
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Sad news for the ABA and the bowhunting community as a whole, he will be missed.
Condolences to friends and family, happy hunting Jack......
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Jack was an absolute icon in the North American bow scene.
A gentleman to the core, he’ll be missed.
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RIP Jack. My condolences to the family. A true gentleman.
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Outstanding gentleman ! Rest In Peace Jack. Ive had the pleasure of owning a few if his bows since my early 20s, including an original Noodle Bow. Sad news and condolences to the family.
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I counted him as a friend , he was an incredible person and one of the best as far as bowyers go.
He will be missed.RIP Jack
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Old 02-01-2024, 02:32 PM
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So sad to hear.

I had the pleasure of meeting him with my daughter at his home when we went over the details of my bow build. His basement was a "wonderland" of archery items, old photos and wood samples.

He was such a kind soul. He made a lasting impression on both myself and my daughter.

This is sad day. Thoughts and prayers to his family and the people who knew him well

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