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Jon Drake

Postby TV175S3 Chris » Sat Sep 09, 2017 9:44 pm

Those of you that remember Jon Drake, the co- founder of this club, may be sorry to learn that he is unwell. Apparently he has heart problems with blood clots and water on his lungs. He is undergoing tests at the moment. This from Jon himself:-

"Thanks for the messages and phone calls, I could have sold more records today than Mace sells in six months, nice to know people have their priorities in order, lol. Had blood clots on my lungs and also water, which has led to heart damage. Running more tests for the next few days so should be sorted for OUT OF TIME, which I nearly was, can't get rid of me that easily. Once again thanks, Jon."

As soon as I learn anything else I will post.

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Re: Jon Drake

Postby Steve Holloway » Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:56 pm

Saw this on FB last night

I had quite a long chat with Jon recently at the BIAMF, Jon was attending with his stunning series 2 TV175, it was the first time I`d met him and my immediate reaction was `what a nice bloke`

I`m sure everyone involved with BMSC will join me in wishing Jon a speedy recovery
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Re: Jon Drake

Postby TV175S3 Chris » Tue Sep 12, 2017 4:06 pm

update from Jons F/B page:-


"Just a quick update, they believe my heart failure was caused by a virus in the heart muscle. On medication to stop heart racing and higher my blood pressure. Thanks to everyone who has been in touch and all the people who have sent me messages. Jon Drake"

Hopefully on the mend.

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Re: Jon Drake

Postby Jim » Tue Sep 12, 2017 8:25 pm

Thanks for the update Chris.
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Re: Jon Drake

Postby TV175S3 Chris » Thu Sep 14, 2017 12:42 pm

another update from Jon


"They are still running tests, as I'm not improving at the moment, will be in hospital for at least another week. Lost half a stone, so I can fit in all my suits again, always a silver lining. Sorry I don't reply to all the texts and messages just knackered all the time, they are much appreciated. Jon."
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