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A Tragic Affair

2008-03-02 17:31:32 by raveninskyprime

Last month, February 19, 2008, my father passed away. He was out jogging with a coworker and, for reasons that are still unknown, collapsed early in the jog. The ambulance arrived nearly five minutes later and despite every intervention that they could do could not get a response.

My father's funeral was last Friday, February the 29th. Over 200 people attended. Friends, family, coworkers and many others that I simply didn't recognize.

I loved my father very much, so to did my brother and my mother. It was at least comforting to know that so many others also loved him as much as we did.

"The dogmas of the quiet past are inadequate to the stormy present. The occasion is piled high with difficulty, and we must rise with the occasion. As our case is new, so we must think anew and act anew."
~Abraham Lincoln

For Darryl Pearce
July 19, 1960- February 19, 2008

A Tragic Affair


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DairyFreeCheezDairyFreeCheez

2008-03-02 18:07:25

Oh man. I'm so sorry for you. I've never felt a loss like this. I'm sure you'll get through this though. Once again sorry.


Anim8or666Anim8or666

2008-06-02 22:24:54

Truly a tragic loss... I'm sorry...


sonic-the-hedgehog01sonic-the-hedgehog01

2008-06-08 15:03:19

i'm sorry that you dad died


sven647sven647

2008-06-10 03:30:38

So thats a quote from Honest Ab?


sven647sven647

2008-06-10 03:31:28

Oh why does it say Abraham Lincoln like if it was him saying that?


silverking19128silverking19128

2008-06-16 21:43:00

i don't know you, so i hope it's not ignorant of me to say that i'm sorry for your loss,
and i hope that you are as loved in your lifetime as it sounds like your father was.


JesuslizardJesuslizard

2008-06-18 15:51:03

Dude I'm so sorry.
God I wish I could help in some way.


SpagsSpags

2009-01-04 02:24:51

I know this is like a year late, but I stumbled across this, and I feel so sorry for your loss.
I know it's cliche sounding, but I mean it..


MRTimnMRTimn

2011-06-23 07:53:40

it's sad that he died but im sure he's gone to a better place


MajesticBobMajesticBob

2011-06-30 00:12:47

I'm so sorry for your loss.


VicariousEVicariousE

2014-10-19 00:19:11

I'm sure since then, you've 'endeavored to persevere'. My mother passed away after a long stint in a hospital, 3 months after your father did. And my own father passed away near Christmas 2012, and the impact of them both gone is still with me.

Anyway, just watched your B5 piece, and had thought about how many of the cast and crew are no longer with us :( There was a terrific, tasteful memorial video on YouTube (25 yr anniversary of B5), for all those who passed away, and some copyright nut had it taken down :(