Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Rate This Thread
Hop To
#4529898 - 07/14/20 05:02 AM Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49  
Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 372
Khai Offline
TARDIS engineer
Khai  Offline
TARDIS engineer
Member

Joined: Jan 2011
Posts: 372
UK
Sadly Grant passed away due to a brain aneurysm...

49 is way too young

Inline advert (2nd and 3rd post)

#4529900 - 07/14/20 05:15 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,162
Sluggish Controls Offline
Member
Sluggish Controls  Offline
Member

Joined: Jun 2005
Posts: 2,162
Hong Kong
Ouch, crappy sad news :-/

Slug


"Major Burns isn't saying much of anything, Sir. I think he's formulating the answer..." - Radar - M*A*S*H
#4529904 - 07/14/20 08:02 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 5,531
Alicatt Offline
Hotshot
Alicatt  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 5,531
Ice Cold in Alex or Eating in ...
Sad news indeed, enjoyed his presentations frown


Chlanna nan con thigibh a so's gheibh sibh feoil
Sons of the hound come here and get flesh
Clan Cameron
#4529908 - 07/14/20 10:22 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 7,615
CyBerkut Offline
Administrator
CyBerkut  Offline
Administrator
Hotshot

Joined: Jul 2009
Posts: 7,615
Florida
Originally Posted by Khai
Sadly Grant passed away due to a brain aneurysm...

49 is way too young


frown Indeed.

Sad news.

#4529911 - 07/14/20 10:49 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: May 2001
Posts: 1,081
Chef Offline
Member
Chef  Offline
Member

Joined: May 2001
Posts: 1,081
North Carolina
Shocked me.


The road less traveled is filled with fewer needy people.
#4529914 - 07/14/20 11:06 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 21,582
oldgrognard Online content
Administrator
oldgrognard  Online Content
Administrator
Lifer

Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 21,582
USA
I liked his stuff. Mythbusters and his fighting robots. Always a happy guy.


Good people sleep peaceably in their beds at night only because rough men stand ready to do violence on their behalf.

Someday your life will flash in front of your eyes. Make sure it is worth watching.
#4529915 - 07/14/20 11:10 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 10,761
F4UDash4 Offline
Veteran
F4UDash4  Offline
Veteran

Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 10,761
SC
Terribly sad news.

#4529916 - 07/14/20 11:28 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
PanzerMeyer Online centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
PanzerMeyer  Online Centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
King Crimson - SimHQ's Top Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
Miami, FL USA
RIP


“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
#4529924 - 07/14/20 12:03 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 4,015
KRT_Bong Offline
It's KRT not Kurt
KRT_Bong  Offline
It's KRT not Kurt
Senior Member

Joined: Nov 2007
Posts: 4,015
Sarasota, Florida
Grant also played Sulu on the webseries Star Trek Continues.
This was posted on their Facebook page;
Christina S.
On the evening of July 11, Grant Imahara
suffered a brain aneurysm and was admitted to St. Joseph’s Hospital, where he had emergency surgery. Grant had been experiencing painful migraines for the past few days and, while we were having dinner in his home, the pain worsened. He felt dizzy, had severe neck and back pain, numbness in his legs, and was unresponsive at times. I called the paramedics at 9:14PM. Upon arrival, they checked Grant’s vitals, which appeared normal, but he was clearly in pain, so he was helped up the steps of his home and taken into an ambulance just before 10PM.
On July 12, Grant had another operation that went smoothly, but remained unresponsive and in stable, but critical condition. Today, July, 13, Grant went in for an MRI in preparation for another surgery, at which point they discovered the extent of the damage. He was wholly unresponsive and the decision was made to take him off life support.
Grant was not alone. I want to emphasize that. I was there with him when this happened, I was there until the paramedics took him away in the ambulance, and he knew that he was loved. Not just by me, but by all of you – his friends, his family.

Last edited by KRT_Bong; 07/14/20 12:03 PM.

Windows 7 64 SP1
Gigabyte 970A DS3P FX
AMD FX6300 Vishera 3.5 Ghz
EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB
16Gb Kingston Hyper Fury X 1600Mhz
Onikuma Gaming Headset (has annoying blue lights I don't use)
#4529926 - 07/14/20 12:25 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
PanzerMeyer Online centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
PanzerMeyer  Online Centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
King Crimson - SimHQ's Top Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
Miami, FL USA
Very sad recollection there by Christina. I wonder if Grant had long term hypertension? That is one of the major risk factors behind brain aneurysms.

Last edited by PanzerMeyer; 07/14/20 12:37 PM.

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
#4529930 - 07/14/20 12:36 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Nov 2019
Posts: 3,242
NoFlyBoy Online content
Senior Member
NoFlyBoy  Online Content
Senior Member

Joined: Nov 2019
Posts: 3,242
Nooooooo!


[Linked Image]
#4529937 - 07/14/20 01:27 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 19,581
Raw Kryptonite Offline
Beat the Kobayashi Maru
Raw Kryptonite  Offline
Beat the Kobayashi Maru
Veteran

Joined: Apr 2008
Posts: 19,581
MS
That’s a reality check. Way to young, but that isn’t what determines everything. Sometimes there’s just a spot that’s weak just by genetics, or as with my wife’s heart attack, a vessel that was just a little too tight from birth. It’s almost impossible to find those weak spots until something is happening. He seemed like a good guy. Smart and a good sense of humor.


·Steam: Raw Kryptonite ·MWO & Elite Dangerous: Defcon Won ·Meager youtube channel
·Intel i5-9600K ·EVGA GTX1070 FTW 8GB ·EVGA CLC 120 Cooler
·16 GB Patriot Memory VIPER 4 3000MHz ·GIGABYTE Z390 AORUS PRO WiFi Mobo
· CORSAIR CARBIDE AIR 540 case ·BenQ BL3200PT monitor
#4529938 - 07/14/20 01:32 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Raw Kryptonite]  
Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
PanzerMeyer Online centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
PanzerMeyer  Online Centaurian
Pro-Consul of Florida
King Crimson - SimHQ's Top Poster

Joined: Apr 2001
Posts: 113,386
Miami, FL USA
Originally Posted by Raw Kryptonite
Sometimes there’s just a spot that’s weak just by genetics,


Correct and this was exactly the case behind Laura Brannigan's death. Her father also died from a brain aneurysm so most likely she inherited the bad genes.

Last edited by PanzerMeyer; 07/14/20 01:33 PM.

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.”
#4529956 - 07/14/20 04:20 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 5,983
Mr_Blastman Offline
Hotshot
Mr_Blastman  Offline
Hotshot

Joined: Jan 2006
Posts: 5,983
Atlanta, GA
He was one of the great ones.

RIP, science bro.

#4530205 - 07/16/20 10:24 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 10,761
F4UDash4 Offline
Veteran
F4UDash4  Offline
Veteran

Joined: Apr 2015
Posts: 10,761
SC

#4530221 - 07/16/20 12:26 PM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: May 2005
Posts: 8,858
Blade_RJ Offline
Simhq Weather man, dropping rain in your parade
Blade_RJ  Offline
Simhq Weather man, dropping rain in your parade
Hotshot

Joined: May 2005
Posts: 8,858
brasil
wait what, they did a brain surgery before an mri ?

#4530764 - 07/21/20 01:11 AM Re: Grant Imahara passes suddenly at 49 [Re: Khai]  
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 26,260
wheelsup_cavu Offline
Lifer
wheelsup_cavu  Offline
Lifer

Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 26,260
Corona, California
Was deeply shocked and saddened when I read the news of his passing.


Wheels


Cheers wave
Wheelsup_cavu

Mission4Today (Campaigns, Missions, and Skins for IL-2)
Planes of Fame Air Museum | March Field Air Museum | Palm Springs Air Museum

Moderated by  RacerGT 

Quick Search
Recent Articles
Support SimHQ

If you shop on Amazon use this Amazon link to support SimHQ
.
Social


Recent Topics
Where are you from? test
by NoFlyBoy. 02/28/21 03:51 AM
British Army cooks 1960
by PanzerMeyer. 02/28/21 12:47 AM
Join me my brothers and sisters.
by NoFlyBoy. 02/26/21 02:34 PM
The Battle of Verdun Lego style
by PanzerMeyer. 02/25/21 07:53 PM
Dinossaurs tv show behind the scenes
by Blade_RJ. 02/25/21 07:13 PM
Poorly written historical pieces
by oldgrognard. 02/25/21 07:28 AM
Fry's Electronics is no more.
by NoFlyBoy. 02/25/21 04:16 AM
Copyright 1997-2016, SimHQ Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.0