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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:10 PM
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our dear Oneighty has passed away
I can not say any mopre My heart is broken I loved him so dearly
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plcdude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:11 PM
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1. Is that for real?
Truly?
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wain Donating Member (803 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:29 PM
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26. 72 - Navy vet - storyteller - a unique individual - our friend
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buddhamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:43 PM
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38. Jitterbug would not jest
Ed was a dear friend of hers.
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Haole Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 04:53 PM
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119. ...
Edited on Wed Sep-27-06 04:55 PM by KC2
Thought I should give this a kick.
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Random_Australian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:11 PM
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2. Oh my goodness gracious! What happened? My condolences to
you and family.
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mwdem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:11 PM
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3. Oh no!
This has been a very unhappy day for DU. :grouphug: I'm so sad to hear this news.
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Elidor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:12 PM
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4. .
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 06:27 PM by Hardhead
:cry:

Ed was a sweetheart. I loved his little stories. I always hoped he'd be published someday.

I recall that he was trained as a UDT (Underwater Demolition) - the forerunner of the SEAL teams, back in WWII, iirc. I was always touched that someone so physically and mentally tough could be such a kind and gentle person, with the open heart of a child. Damn. I'm just gobsmacked.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:40 PM
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34. A LONG while back some of us talked him into having his work published.
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 06:48 PM by blm
So, he did it himself. I will cherish the copy he sent me. This is so hard - he had a way of touching your soul with his little stories.

Y'know - thinking about that book just cheered me up.
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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:53 PM
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48. blm, do you know if there's any way to still get a copy?
I, too, would love to have that.
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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:17 PM
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64. In the meantime, his story The Striker is in The Necessary Language
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Elidor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:56 PM
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52. I missed that
I would love to know how to get a copy.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:04 PM
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58. Maybe someone in his family will post about it.
I would bet anything they would be thrilled you all feel like that.
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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:16 PM
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63. I will tell his daughter
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 07:18 PM by JitterbugPerfume
about the interest here in his books .I don't think he had more copies printed , but it was his intention to do so.

He told me recently that he had enough material for another book similar to The Voyages of the Vicky Mary

now it will never be

now he is with his Kazuko
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:20 PM
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66. Maybe his family will do it. Maybe someone here can if they have access.
Tell them how much we all cared for him and appreciated the tenderness and humor in his stories.
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lildreamer316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:12 PM
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82. It would be a good project to..
eventually get permission from the family and get money together to have it more widely published.
Profits could go to his family and/or chairities they select.
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:17 PM
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86. That's a great idea.
.
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Haole Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 07:52 PM
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123. I ditto that
:kick:
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:29 PM
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97. What happened to him?
?
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:01 PM
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77. He sent me a copy a couple of months ago...and sent a stamped
envelope to get it sent back because he didn't have anymore. :cry: I just finished reading it yesterday, sadly. I will be sending it back to his family. maybe they can make some copies off of that.
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WCGreen Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 11:14 PM
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104. I'm really glad he published....
His stories are really good....

I will miss him...
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HEyHEY Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:12 PM
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5. AH jeez, man. oneeighty will be missed.
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miss_american_pie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:12 PM
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6. Oh he'll be missed
I'm so sorry. :hug:
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SeattleGirl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:13 PM
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7. Oh no!
:cry:
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Left Is Write Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:14 PM
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8. Oh, no. I am so sorry to hear that.
I loved his stories.

What a sad day this has been on DU.
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LadyoftheRabbits Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:15 PM
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9. ....
I didn't know him well, but this is terrible... I'm so sorry... :hug:
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Shakespeare Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:17 PM
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10. Oh, no. We have lost a great friend.
And a wonderful writer. We will miss you very much, Oneighty. :cry:
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flvegan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:17 PM
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11. Oh, my...oh
no.

My heart goes out to you and all who cared for him. It's a loss for us all.
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BrotherBuzz Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:17 PM
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12. Oh dear!
Oh! Oh.....................................
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plcdude Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:19 PM
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13. I am so sorry
you are in my heart and prayers.
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:19 PM
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14. Oh no!
:cry:

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Flaxbee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:20 PM
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15. NOnonononononononoNONONONO!
Oh Jitterbug, please say it isn't true!

I'm heartsick.
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zanne Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:20 PM
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16. My thoughts and condolences...
I hate it when good people leave us. Please know that we're thinking of you.
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NC_Nurse Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:21 PM
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I'm so sorry...
He will be missed.
RIP, Oneighty! :cry:
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LeftyMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:21 PM
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17. How awful.
He told wonderful stories.
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CaliforniaPeggy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:21 PM
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18. I am so sorry to hear this......
180 will be sorely missed.......

My deepest condolences to his family........

:cry:


:grouphug:
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:22 PM
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19. Oh man. This is heartbreaking.
My sympathies to all who loved him.
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Shine Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:23 PM
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20. Ohhhhh noooooo!!!
:cry: Sad news today. Wow.

Rest in Peace, 180.
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bicentennial_baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:26 PM
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21. This is so sad....two DUers in a day or two...
:cry: My heart is heavy...I hate losing DUers...I'm thinking of Khephra, Nostamj...man, this sucks... :cry:

My sincerest condolences to his family and friends.... :hug:
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UTUSN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:32 PM
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29. ...
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Lavender Brown Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:26 PM
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22. I am so sorry
I didn't have the honor of knowing him, but I do remember him here. :hug:
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LaurenG Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:28 PM
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23. Oh no
He said he thought it was bad. Oh I am just so devastated. oh no. :cry:
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ikojo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:28 PM
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24. My condolences to you, JitterbugPerfume and all
who mourn.

Peaceful journey Oneighty.

O8) :hug:
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graywarrior Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:29 PM
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25. .
:cry:
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masshole Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:30 PM
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27. .
You are in our thoughts and prayers.
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DemExpat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:31 PM
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28. So very sad to hear this...
:cry:

DemEx
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blm Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:37 PM
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30. Oh Geez....... no...................
nooooooo................


DUs own Garrison Keillor.



Goodbye, my friend.......I......oh hell....I can't write like this.
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Tikki Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:38 PM
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31. Oneighty... one really fine person...
RIP dear fine person.


Tikki
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ornotna Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:39 PM
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32. Oh no! no no no.
This is too much. He was such a great guy. He had a heart of gold. I will truly miss him. Rest in peace Oneighty. Vicky Mary is waiting for you.
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Coventina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:40 PM
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33. Oh no! What horrible news. What a unique soul he was.
I'm in tears.

I'll miss him so very, very much.

Condolences to his family.

I'm bereft of any more words.

This really hurts.
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Blue-Jay Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:41 PM
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35. Oh no.
Safe passage, friend. You are remembered fondly.
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YellowRubberDuckie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:41 PM
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36. That is so sad.
:cry: I hate this.
Duckie
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nini Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:42 PM
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37. NOOOOOO....
:cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry: :cry:


I am so sorry for all who loved him.
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brook Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:44 PM
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39. God No!
I have no words right now. Just this - :grouphug:
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ZombieNixon Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:46 PM
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40. Oh, god...
:cry:

I'm so sorry. :hug:

Two great DUers in one day... :cry: :cry:
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Lex Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:46 PM
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41. oh no - he was a real good guy
loved his posts

a big loss

:cry:

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buddhamama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:46 PM
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42. ...
a sweet soul has departed from us. :cry: my sincerest condolences to Oneighty's family and closest friends. :hug:

May You Be at Peace, my dear Oneighty.
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Kajsa Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:49 PM
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43. Oh, no!
He was a wonderful man.

I'm so sorry-I will miss him very much.
There's been so much loss, today.

:grouphug:
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BikeWriter Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:51 PM
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44. That is a great loss for all of us! He was a super guy!
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GoddessOfGuinness Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:52 PM
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45. Oh no!!!
:cry:
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greatauntoftriplets Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:52 PM
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46. Oh my God, what terrible news.
Ed and I exchanged a few PMs after his release from the hospital the last time. As always, he was trying to be as upbeat as he could be, though I knew he was seriously ill.

:hug: to you and a :hug: to Tricia and her family.
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dolo amber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:52 PM
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47. This is heartbreaking
That man could always...ALWAYS raise my spirits with his stories. Even if they weren't necessarily happy. His style was so simple, so devoid of bullshit... I am so sad. :cry:

My heart goes out to his family and friends and all here who loved him as I did. :hug:

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JitterbugPerfume Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:54 PM
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49. he once told me
he wanted to die listening to Mozart

I hope he had his music
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leftofthedial Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:55 PM
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50. great storyteller
he'll be missed

:-(

:hug:
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rbnyc Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:55 PM
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51. What!!!!
I loved oneighty.

:cry:

This is devestating.
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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:58 PM
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53. FUCK!
fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck

FUCK!
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matcom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:58 PM
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54. FUCK!
fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck fuck

FUCK!
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RetroLounge Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:58 PM
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55. Oh... Damn.
He will be missed. I loved his writing...

RIP

:cry:

RL
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TK421 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 06:58 PM
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56. Jeez....I don't think I can take another one!
:(
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SOteric Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:00 PM
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57. Here are links to some of my favourite of his stories.
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Zomby Woof Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:04 PM
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59. I am so sorry
Oneighty was a good soul who made DU more enjoyable for all of us.

My condolences to his family... Rest well, friend.

:cry:
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AirmensMom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:08 PM
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60. Oh, no!
:cry: I'm so sorry, JitterbugPerfume. :grouphug:
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Elidor Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:08 PM
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61. Here's a great one he wrote
A veteran and a sucker.
Posted by oneighty in The DU Lounge
Thu Aug 24th 2006, 11:37 AM
The suckers made of hard candy mounted on a white cardboard sucker stick and wrapped for sanitary reasons sell for ninety-nine cents a bag at the local drug store.

The veteran made of flesh and blood and and dreams and tears and fears sometimes wonders into and out of the various rooms at the VA hospital where I am a guest much as he is.

I am a little bit afraid of him as I watch him in his nightly search for midnight goodies. He has found my bag of suckers.

He sits in a nearby chair his teeth pulling hard at the wrapping covering the goodness of his sweet find. At first I watch fascinated by his ravenous greed. Then I become slightly disgusted.

I watch as with his teeth he tears the wrapping off the sucker. He is slobbering now; his saliva dripping from his mouth. He has the sucker pushed as far into his mouth so as to choke or otherwise cause himself damage. He is enjoying this treat. I no longer care that he more or less stole it.

Later the ward person fusses at me because the diabetic Vet got into my suckers. "Please hide them from now on." Alas there is no place to hide.

Suddenly I am sent home from the VA, uncured and uninformed. I do not know what my health status is. Not a clue but I do think it strange to be sent home with what was said to be pneumonia.

So at home I stare at my bag of remaining suckers. I do not want them. In my four days in the hosp I never received a bath. I did not observe other vets getting a bath. I did ask for a wet wash rag several times and wiped myself down as well as I could under the conditions.

I take a final look at the bag of suckers. In my mind they are dirty now contaminated with germs and meanness. All the sweetness has been stolen and all the hopes and dreams of the old veteran are gone. I have my daughter throw the suckers out onto the scrap heap of life.

And all the old veteran wanted was a little sugar, a little love. Nothing more.

180
----------
I missed this when he posted it. It seems I missed a lot of what he posted. :(

:loveya:
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Midlodemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:12 PM
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62. Oh, no. What horrible news.
Sincerest and most heartfelt condolences to his family.

Safe passage oneighty. God Bless. :hug:
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Arugula Latte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:18 PM
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65. Oh no!
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 07:24 PM by Oregonian
:cry:

He wrote like no one else on this board.

Goodbye, Oneighty. You will be missed terribly.
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Bossy Monkey Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:21 PM
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67. If there's a heaven, they just got a terrific shrimper, & an even better
storyteller and person. Go well, Ed.
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Suich Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:21 PM
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68. I'm so sorry.
Godspeed, Oneighty!

:cry:
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Bunny Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:24 PM
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69. Oh my. So sad. He was delightful and we'll miss him.
:cry:
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July Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:27 PM
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70. Oh, damn.
I'm so sorry.
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dolo amber Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:28 PM
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71. Skinner has pinned this, and alarcojon's threads in GD
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NewWaveChick1981 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:29 PM
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72. I posted in the GD thread...
:cry: I'm so sorry.
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Skittles Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:40 PM
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73. I adored him
I am inconsolable.
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speedoo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:50 PM
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74. I did not know him. That's my loss.
But I am getting to know him now, through his wonderful stories.

RIP, oneighty. It would have been an honor for me to have you for a shipmate. O8) :patriot:


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Guy Fawkes Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:52 PM
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75. .
:cry:
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Aristus Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 07:55 PM
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76. Not Oneighty!
We were buds! Damn!


DAMN, DAMN, DAMN!



Goodbye, my friend. We love you.



He and I used to talk about classical music together...
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Fenris Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:09 PM
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78. How awful.
His wit and wisdom will truly be missed. He was one of DU's really genuine people. :(
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lizziegrace Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:09 PM
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79. Oh no...
He was a treasure. I'm so sorry.
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Magrittes Pipe Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:10 PM
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80. silence breaking
180 was one of the first DUers I ever noticed. His wit and his... humanity... hung from him like a pauper's rags, a king's cloak, a priest's vestments. He wrote eloquently, but without the slightest trace of pretention.

I didn't join DU for the politics. Sounds strange, but I had Buzzflash for news. I didn't need an echo chamber. I needed a group of like-minded individuals with whom to discuss politics, sure, but also literature, art, frivolity, LIFE. 180 was one of the people who made me realize that the Lounge was the place for me.

He was clearly a great Democrat, a great community member, a great person. He had many friends here, but I've no doubt that didn't even scratch the surface. He was kind, he was intelligent, he was always spot on with the perfect observation. Someone like that does not die without friends. DU was not his only connection to the rest of the world, not for a moment. Not to knock DU, but this man had others in his life.

Others who must have loved him very deeply.

I miss 180 already. I will miss his insight into everyday life for a long time -- probably until DU ceases to exist, or I get banned for good finally. But it's these "others" I truly mourn for.

As much as we love him, there are those who love him more. As much as we miss him, there are those who miss him more. Please keep them in your thoughts.

Godspeed, fellow traveler. May you know peace. :loveya:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:11 PM
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81. ...
:hug: Well said.
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bicentennial_baby Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:42 PM
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90. what a beautiful post...
thank you, from the bottom of my heart...always :loveya:
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ScreamingMeemie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:13 PM
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83. Today, I hate myself for my procrastination...
:cry:

Ed had sent me the last copy he had of his book. I was going to return it when I was through. I just finished it, strangely enough, yesterday. It's one of those nights when you wish you had acted differently. I wish I had finished it and been able to tell him how wonderful it was.


Rest in Peace Ed. The world has lost a great human.
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lildreamer316 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:14 PM
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84. Everything happens for a reason ...
you are meant to have that part of him right now. Please don't worry...I don't think there is anything wrong.... :hug:
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:16 PM
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85. RIP, dear oneighty
You will be missed so very much. :cry:
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ulysses Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:17 PM
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87. fair winds and following seas, friend
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Whoa_Nelly Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:31 PM
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88. This is so sad
Lighting a candle for Oneighty.



Rest in Peace
You are missed.
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merh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:32 PM
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89. .
:cry:
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Blue Diadem Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 08:59 PM
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91. I'm so sorry Jitterbug
He was a wonderful man and I will miss him. His legacy lives on with all the beautiful stories he wrote and all the lives he touched.

My condolences to all who loved him.

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Hawkeye-X Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 09:02 PM
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92. Oh hell.
Sorry to hear that. I liked oneighty. He will be missed.

A suggestion: how about a RIP logo in his journal?

Hawkeye-X
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mitchum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:12 PM
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93. Rest In Peace My Brother
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Floogeldy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:15 PM
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94. OneEighty is awesome . . .
. . . and will be missed.
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Writer Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:24 PM
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95. I am very sorry to read this.
I never spoke to oneighty, but I'm sure he's now resting peacefullly.
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bridgit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:27 PM
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96. more & more sadness has befallen...
safe passage, Oneighty :cry: :hug:
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5thGenDemocrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:52 PM
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98. My God
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 10:53 PM by 5thGenDemocrat
One of my favorite fellow veterans -- and a wonderful storyteller. If o-e's family is reading this, my sincerest condolences.
John
Truth is, I feel my time is all too short, too. I've been working like all hell getting stuff done around here (not just the usual projects -- but healing damaged friendships and paying off old debts and so on) and I'm sure I'm not going to make it. I'm not even sweating the '08 elections, because there's no guarantee I'm even going to see them. It scares the shit out of me.



Don't tell Polly I said that.
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Maddy McCall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:55 PM
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99. Oh man. I am so sad about this.
:(
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RFKHumphreyObama Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 10:59 PM
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100. Oh no
Edited on Tue Sep-26-06 11:00 PM by socialdemocrat1981
My deepest, most sincere and profound sympathies, condolences, thoughts, prayers and best wishes go out to Oneighty's friends and family both online and offline. This is very, very sad

I know that Oneighty was a DU'er who touched many lives around the globe and made this forum and this world a better place for his having been in it. May Oneighty's legacy endure forever in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved him and in the lives that he touched

RIP Oneighty. May you find peace, light and happiness in the next world and may we never forget you in this one

Once again my deepest and most heartfelt thoughts, prayers, sympathies and condolences are extended to Oneighty's friends and family both online and offline. We have lost a good man

We are losing too many good people
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SnohoDem Donating Member (915 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 11:03 PM
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101. I'm sorry.
I read his posts whenever I saw them.
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johnnie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 11:04 PM
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102. .
:(
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Drum Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 11:12 PM
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103. ...
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auntAgonist Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-26-06 11:15 PM
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105. I have no words ....
I'm truly saddened by his death.


RIP ONEIGHTY, you were always a friend to me.

:cry:

kesha.
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Sugar Smack Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 01:04 AM
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106. WHAT??? WHAT?
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enigmatic Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 01:12 AM
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107. I'm so sorry
What a horrible day it's been; safe passage, my friend.
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wickerwoman Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 04:23 AM
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108. I'm so sad to hear this.
I was just thinking today that I hadn't seen nearly enough of him in the past year or so.

180 was one of my all time favorite posters. It was great just knowing guys like him were around.
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Call Me Wesley Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 06:16 AM
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109. Safe passage, Oneighty.
Might your suffering has come to and end. A fine man and a fine writer I'll miss your presence. Peace and comfort to your family.
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livetohike Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 08:50 AM
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110. My sympathy to you JitterbugPerfume and Oneighty's family
and friends. :hug: and :cry: for such a loss. RIP Oneighty.
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tigereye Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 09:05 AM
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111. that is very sad
he wrote wonderful stories!
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supernova Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 09:08 AM
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112. I'm so sorry. RIP Oneighty
:cry: I really enjoyed him immensely. My condolences to his family. :-(
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Phillycat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 09:17 AM
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113. Oh, I am so sad to hear this.
I am really sad about this.
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Lost4words Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 11:46 AM
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114. Too sad for words, I am so sorry.
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catmandu57 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 12:29 PM
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115. A truly good man
gone now, RIP 180. Is there some where we can send flowers or does someone have a pot going we can kick into?
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LaraMN Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 01:01 PM
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116. Oh my goodness.
:-( :-( :-(
Much love and good thoughts his friends and family. How awful!
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FarLeftRage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 01:13 PM
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117. I am so sad to hear this...
I am so heartbroken about my dear friend Ed. :cry:
We struck up a friendship after I first signed in at DU.

I have been away for awhile and to come back and get this sad news...
The last thing I did before leaving on a trip was to tell Ed all about my trip and now I can't... I just feel so terrible about this.

I know Ed is in a better place now, being rewarded for his good works.

Peace to you Ed, I know I will see you again.
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Haole Girl Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 01:15 PM
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118. How awful
:cry:
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frogmarch Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 04:59 PM
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120. Ohhhhh no!
I am so sorry that our dear friend is gone! No, no no, it can't be true!
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Blue_Tires Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 05:37 PM
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121. very sad
he will be missed dearly
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bigwillq Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Sep-27-06 05:45 PM
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122. RIP oneighty.
You will be missed. :cry: :hug:
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mvd Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Sep-29-06 11:14 AM
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124. My condolences go out
oneighty will defininitely be missed. :hug:
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jus_the_facts Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-05-06 04:28 PM
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125. I'm heartbroken to hear this....
....he was so very kind to me...may he rest in peace...watch over us friend...I'll miss you and you'll live in my memory always. :loveya:
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haele Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-05-06 04:30 PM
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126. Fair winds and following seas, friend...
You will not be forgotten.

Haele
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tjdee Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Oct-05-06 05:04 PM
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127. Something told me to come to DU today....
:cry:

This is sad news. Oneighty was a wonderful DUer and I imagine, person.

So sorry for those of you who knew him in "real" life.
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