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Obituary - Jim Acheson piano tech in Canada
#2883014 08/24/19 12:18 PM
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I just saw the obituary for James Robert Acheson in the Vancouver Sun newspaper today. He passed away Aug 16, at the age of 100 years. A private family service will be held.

He was a technician and tuner in Vancouver for over 7 decades. I recall him tuning our Sherlock Manning piano regularly when I was a child.

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LXXXVIIIdentes #2883017 08/24/19 12:32 PM
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Prayers for his family. It sounds like he led a long good life and made many of his piano customers happy for 70 some years. Perhaps he’s now tuning the angel’s harps as we speak. 😢


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My condolences to his family. As j&j said, it sounds like he had a good long life.



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Yes will be thinking his family. Any piano technician to us is such a valuable
professional person but Mr Acheson sounds really special. Being in Canada
only 19 years I never had the chance to meet him.RIP work well done !

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I knew him well. He was a fine gentleman with a very sunny disposition who took his work seriously and performed it at the highest standards. He also enjoyed instructing other technicians and did so in a very engaging manner. One of the greats!


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My most sincere condolences to his family and friends.

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Jim was my tuner for a new piano I purchased myself some 45 years ago. This is before I had my own store. Jim detected a soundboard crack and the manufacturer promptly exchanged the piano. A very special man and tuner. Highly respected among his peers.
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Very nice obituary. R.I.P.



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