Author Topic: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 has passed away. Our grieving thread.  (Read 88558 times)

Offline Shasta542

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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #420 on: August 02, 2010, 10:12:15 pm »
I hope (in some very, very, very distant year) that Rich will have a similar encounter.



O my, Fritz. That story was so touching. Now I'm crying again. It is just so hard to believe that this tragedy happened. Bless all of you who have been in Rich's physical presence because the pain has to be multiplied manyfold. Thank you for posting that, Fritz.  :'(  :'(  :'(
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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #421 on: August 02, 2010, 10:13:36 pm »

I am just sad and "empty" right now. What these Brokie losses keep reminding me is that love and friendship do not require a daily face-to-face relationship. My heart is broken for those left behind.

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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #422 on: August 02, 2010, 10:28:08 pm »
If I could allow myself to stop crying, I would then allow myself to stop being angry at God.  Right now, I just want to punch my fists into walls...

Mandy you cry all you need too, and blame whatever you need to to help you cope.

There is no answer to why. You and the rest of us just have to get thru this and in time look back at his whole life for the lessons we can learn from it. Why he had left is just unanswerable.
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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #423 on: August 02, 2010, 10:31:47 pm »
I feel calm today.  I think Rich has his hands on my shoulders or somethiní.   :)

People cut me off on the freeway and I let it go.   I am listening more to folks and not judging them.  I am showing more mercy and forgiveness to folks.  My partner and I are moving in together and for the first time I donít feel Ennis-like fear about it, but now Iím rather lookiní for ward to it.  I have more patience and understanding today.  I want to try to continue to live my life this way going forward.

ĎCause in the end, life is too short!  I have learned that this weekend.


Eric, I am so glad  you are feeling the way you are. I only posted this quote in my blog, last week, because I too, had found some peace and patience in my own life.

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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #424 on: August 02, 2010, 10:54:12 pm »


I just saw this on facebook, from Diana Ossana:

Diana Ossana: I "friended" Richard only recently, but from his posts, it was clear that he was a man with humor, sensitivity, kindness and intelligence...I send my most heartfelt sympathies to his dear friends and family.


Wow. Just--wow.

But still:    :'(
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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #425 on: August 02, 2010, 11:05:53 pm »
There is no answer to why. You and the rest of us just have to get thru this and in time look back at his whole life for the lessons we can learn from it. Why he had left is just unanswerable.

"If you can't fix it, you've got to stand it."  :(
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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #426 on: August 02, 2010, 11:07:21 pm »
"It is required of every man that the spirit within him should walk abroad among his fellow-men, and travel far and wide."--Charles Dickens.

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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #427 on: August 02, 2010, 11:21:26 pm »
I think one day his life and journey would make a wonderful book/movie with the right person authoring. Maybe a certain tru wordsmith we all know and love.
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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #428 on: August 03, 2010, 12:00:30 am »
I think one day his life and journey would make a wonderful book/movie with the right person authoring. Maybe a certain tru wordsmith we all know and love.


Wow, Shasta!  I think you can say that twice and mean it!

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Re: BetterMost member LoneLeeB3 passes away.
« Reply #429 on: August 03, 2010, 12:04:09 am »
Fritz, that story is an excellent find.  I think it would be wonderful if one of the people closest to Gene sent it to him.  I'm going to look up the hymn.  I wonder if it would be good ar the funeral.

Paul, good find on the Diana Ossana quote.  One of us should tell her the story of Rich's last three years.