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Saturday, March 27, 2010

Obits

My father in law, the man I wrote about here, passed away tonight. He went quietly, with a number of his children present.  He’s been in a coma for the last week and we knew the end was near. We were prepared as best we could be. Still, it’s never easy. 

 

One other passing I need to mention.  Stonekettle Station regular, Lauren Uroff lost her long fight with cancer a few weeks ago and passed away on Tuesday, March 2, 2010. Her best friend let me know and I intended to mention it here and somehow got caught up in my own world and let it slide. 

 

Life my friends, is far too short.  They shall be missed.

26 comments:

  1. My condolences to your family, Jim.

    I went through the same thing 20 years ago, but I didn't make it home in time, so I'm glad your wife had at least that.

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  2. Condolences to you and especially to your wife. Also to Lauren's family.

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  3. My condolences to you and your family. It is criminal that in a country as rich as ours, there are still people who do not have access to "the best health care in the world".

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  4. I am so glad your wife got there in time. My condolences to your family Jim, and to Lauren's family too.

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  5. I'm so sorry for your losses. My thoughts are with you and your family, and Lauren's as well.

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  6. I'm sorry to hear that. Knowing what will happen is not the same as having it actually occur.

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  7. I'm very sorry Jim. Please send your wife our love

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  8. My condolences to you all. I am glad that your wife got there in time. And same to Lauren's family.

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  9. My condolences as well, especially to your wife and son. And condolences to Lauren's family and friends.

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  10. My condolences to you and your family.

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  11. So sorry. Hugs to you and yours.

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  12. Jim, my best to you and your family, and to Lauren; I hope everyone is as okay as they can be at a sad and stressful time.

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  13. I'm so sorry. My husband lost his mom to cancer three years ago this October. It sucks, it's not fair that it had to be this way. I'll keep you guys in my thoughts.

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  14. My condolences Jim. The piece you wrote the other day on your father-in-law was profoundly sad. I found it very moving.

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  15. I also extend my condolences. My thoughts shall remain with you and your wife throughout the day. As one also born mortal into this world, it is, alas, the best I can do.

    Lucy

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  16. It is never easy, even when you know it's coming. My condolences to you and yours, Jim.

    Two more reminders that life is too short to suffer fools willingly.

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  17. I'm sorry to hear this.

    Peace to you and yours.

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  18. My condolences to you and your family, Jim. I'm really sorry, but glad that your wife was able to be there.

    My sympathies also go out to Lauren's family.

    ((((hugs))))

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  19. Hello Jim,

    Just got back from a trip that had been in the making for the last ten years, there were three of us and one who's been fighting cancer for some time now.

    It does seem to touch us all doesn't it? My condolences to you and yours, it's never easy, but it does make you appreciate the little time you have in this world that much more.

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  20. My condolences to you and yours, Jim. Our thoughts will be with you and your family. Peace be with you.

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  21. I am so sorry for your loss. we all know where the end of the road lies but it doesn't make it any easier.

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  22. I'm sorry to hear about your father-in-law and your friend. It's never an easy time, no matter if it's expected or not.

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