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Barry Weintraub - R.I.P.

This morning our friend Barry Weintraub (R-2730) passed away. Today was his birthday.

Barry was an outstanding member of the CCA, having served as Club Secretary from 1999 to 2001, and Auction chairman from 2002-2007. He was a very friendly and knowledgeable man and had a great many friends in the hobby.

I first met Barry in 2000, my first active year in the CCA. He would attend the local Southern California club meetings and all of CT’s and Jim’s collectibles shows in SoCal as well as all of Doug’s auctions. When he became Club’s Auction chairman in 2002, he enlisted me to do the Club Auction catalog, which I still do to this day. We also did quite a few chip deals together as partners.

A couple of years later, we started playing poker on a regular basis in his office in Studio City. The game went on for many years and on Barry’s retirement it moved to Richard Huber’s house in Burbank (at which time Andy Hughes named it “The Aquarium”) and eventually to the Burbank Moose Lodge. The game included me, Richard H., Bud W., Stu L., Steve B, Steve A., Marc S., Shawn G., and Greg I., among others. Barry was the one that "got away".

Barry eventually relocated to the Seattle area to be near his children and he remained there until now. He enjoyed playing poker at the many small card clubs in the Seattle area and also, of course, at the Club tournaments and the Whiner’s Invitational.

Barry stayed in regular contact with me and others, and I’ll miss him dearly.

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Barry Weintraub - R.I.P.
A great help to me years ago ... RIP
I Will Miss You, Barry. RIP.
Thank You for All You Have Done..
Sad news, my condolences
Barry Weintraub - R.I.P.
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Our Condolences to Barry's Friends and Family
So Sad
Too many, too soon
Condolences & Prayers. Another sad day.
Re: Barry Weintraub - R.I.P -- May God blsss.
He was a friend....RIP
I am so very sorry to hear of…
So very sad. Just wished him a Happy B-Day...
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R.I.P. friend
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Dang, another great chipper RIP Barry
BARRY WAS A FRIEND. R.I.P.
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R. I. P. Barry
Photo of Barry at Arizona Charlie’s 2003!
Another sad loss indeed- R.I.P
Sad to hear of Barry's passing. sad
So sad news ! RIP Barry
Condolences to his friends and family.
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RIP Barry
R.I.P. Barry Happy Heavenly Bday!
Sorry to hear another chipper gone
Terrible News, Very nice man.
Barry was a great guy...
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Condolences to family and friends
He will be sorely missed. Peace be with you Barr
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RIP Barry Weintraubthis - So sorry to hear this
R.I.P. Barry
Wonderful man, great friend. We spent...
Photo of Barry
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My Condolences to Barry's Family & Friends
My condolences, R P I Barry
Re: Terrible news!!! RIP Barry sad
I just received the sad news, Barry RIP
I'll miss him
Another "great" leaves the room! RIP
Sad to hear of Barry's passing !!
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Fun with Barry. Never miss a chance to have FUN
Thanks for sharing those pics, RIP Barry
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Barry Weintraub - RIP
Re: R.I.P. -Barry Weintraub
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