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Cliffg37
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A toast to my Friend and mentor Mr. Escape Steve Baker who passed away peacefully at home yesterday.

For the last few years, I have sorely missed the man he was. Like many EA's, I suppose, he did not leave this plane in a way that befits the man he was.

Rest in Peace my friend, and Godspeed.
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Both are fun if you do it right!
Cliffg37
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Magic is like Science,
Both are fun if you do it right!
Harry Murphy
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So sad to hear. Steve and I were friends that never seemed to find time to get together. He custom built several items for me. To say we lost touch over the past several years is an understatement. Our once a year exchange of Holliday cards was about it. Thank you for the post and link. Rest In Peace Steve my friend.
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Just got back to this very sad news, another great escapist but above all entertainer to the masses has passed. In contact with Steve on a daily basis when I entered his belt competition he sure knew the business and how to promote, his attitude was straight down the middle which ruffled a few feathers with other eas but deep down he was a man full of passion and knowledge of the art.

He was a doer rather than so many of the sayers and didn't suffer fools easily. As a supporter and Chn member who was always on hand for advise he was well respected within the ranks.

It was such an honour to win his world wide escape competition and the extra bumf he sent me on top of the belt will always be treasured. His contacts which he freely passed onto me have given me a huge amount of work over the years and enhanced my career beyond measure,

Steve was a bit like Marmite but knew his job, a huge hole will be left by his passing.

For me I have lost a friend and confident, to all his family and friends I wish you well and RIP Steve.

Ken. (The Sparrow) A private joke.

Due to circumstances we had lost contact over the past couple of years but he was always in the back of our heads when we performed his belt routine,
Wolflock
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So sad to read this today. I have been trying to get in touch with him for a couple of years now since he dropped off the grid. Really sad to hear this. He was the one who directed me to here and other friends when I first got my show going. He always had time to help me with ideas. He will be sorely missed. RIP Steve.
Wolflock
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