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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #190 on: July 31, 2012, 08:13:15 am »


Candles for you today, big brother.  I'm also wearing a black armband for the remainder of the week.

With all the people in this world who shouldn't be here, I can't understand why you had to go.

There is a poem that starts with this line: People always come into your life for a reason, a season, or a lifetime.

You came to us for a reason, your physical time with us was a season, but the impressions you made will stay with us for a lifetime.

Marcia, thanks for the picture of Bizzy.  She's turning into a beautiful young woman.  It also made me laugh because it made me think about how if Rich were here, he'd be on the phone with me swearing about the boys now, and how he would need to get a bat or shot gun.   :laugh:


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'Voulez-vous, will you kiss my dick?'
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #191 on: July 31, 2012, 10:06:44 am »
You came to us for a reason, your physical time with us was a season, but the impressions you made will stay with us for a lifetime.

Beautiful, caring thoughts, Chuck.

I didn't realize till last night that I'm the only Brokie that Biz friended on FB.  All this time, I was under the mistaken impression you all on FB could see all the beautiful photos of her over the years, growing up and goofing off and becoming a stunning young lady.  I've asked Marcia to post some more over here, as I don't know how to do that technological stuff, plus I want her to make sure it's okay with Biz first, of course.  Hopefully, we'll see some more pics soon.  I'm sure Rich is smiling down and beaming with pride at his glorious girl.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #192 on: July 31, 2012, 10:36:15 am »
I am also her friend on FB.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #193 on: July 31, 2012, 11:43:40 am »
It's a sad day, but I am so lucky to have had Rich in my life for as long as I did.  Without Brokeback, our paths would never have crossed, which is something not worth contemplating, really.  We miss you, always will.

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Mandy - thank you for reaching out to Marcia.
Marcia - thank you for updating us on Bizzy and posting the photo.  She is a beautiful young woman, and I am sure she will face the high school years as she has every other challenge - much grace and poise and maturity there.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #194 on: July 31, 2012, 12:33:34 pm »
Thinking of you today, Rich, and the lovely daughter who carries on without you.  Rest peacefully, friend.  :-*
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #195 on: July 31, 2012, 12:56:10 pm »
On fb this friend of mine from high school posted an event for today called "Letting Go Day" and I was like Hell No.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #196 on: July 31, 2012, 01:02:03 pm »
[youtube=425,350]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKlqthcBUQ0[/youtube]

"Abide with Me."  For Rich, because he believed.

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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #197 on: July 31, 2012, 01:51:51 pm »
On fb this friend of mine from high school posted an event for today called "Letting Go Day" and I was like Hell No.

Good answer. Never let go of the people you love.
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #198 on: July 31, 2012, 01:54:23 pm »
"Abide with Me."  For Rich, because he believed.

Perfect choice, Paul. Yes, Rich believed, and he had that elusive thing people call faith.
« Last Edit: July 31, 2012, 05:22:07 pm by Lynne »
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Re: A Celebration of Rich: Tributes
« Reply #199 on: July 31, 2012, 04:38:14 pm »
How I wish I had known Rich.

As it is, I only know him through his friends, and your heartfelt and beautiful tributes to him.

He must have been a truly wonderful man, to make such a difference in so many people's lives.

(((Rich's friends and family)))

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