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Alan Thicke Went Out On His Own Terms

Alan Thicke passed away yesterday, but he went out like a certified G.

Thicke suffered a heart attack while playing hockey with his 19-year-old son Carter at Pickwick Gardens.

Pickwick Gardens vice president Darin Matthewson shared some details.

“I was in my office [and] probably in the first 15 to 20 minutes of the game, these guys came running in and said, ‘Hey. call 911. We got a guy down.’ So I called immediately and went out there,” Mathewson recalled. “In Burbank, the EMTs and the ambulance services are really fast, within a few minutes, and by the time I got out there, they were coming in.”

“On his way out he asked his son to take a picture. He goes, ‘Ah, take a shot kiddo’ and he did and off they went.”

“He said he had pain in his chest, but his color was not good. He was a little grey,” he added. “When the ambulance got here they checked his vitals … and they put him on the gurney, sat him up.”

“He had Carter take a picture of him, and said, ‘Make sure you get the rink in the background’ as they were taking him out of here,” he added. “When he went by us, he gave us the thumbs up, like, ‘I’m doing good guys, I’m good.'”

Playing hockey and then being so unconcerned following the heart attack that you’re like, “Hey kid. Take this picture of me on a gurney. Make sure the rink is in the background cause I want everyone to know that I was schooling you in hockey.”

RIP Alan Thicke.

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