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galledgoblin

(1,315 posts)
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 07:08 PM Aug 2016

hedgehog

Hi folks,

I just wanted to let you know that my mom lost her battle to bile duct cancer recently. I know she posted here for many, many years under the name hedgehog and even adopted a cat through her conversations here. One of the ways she and I bonded was through our progressive politics- she learned a lot from the articles she read here, and I wanted to thank you all for being a source of news and lively debate for her.

Peace and love.

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hedgehog (Original Post) galledgoblin Aug 2016 OP
My condolences. The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2016 #1
It was great having her here. I'm sorry for your loss. In_The_Wind Aug 2016 #2
I'm so sorry for your loss pinboy3niner Aug 2016 #3
I was so sorry to read your post in ATA Kali Aug 2016 #4
oh! galledgoblin Aug 2016 #5
So very sorry, galledgoblin. femmocrat Aug 2016 #6
I am so very sorry for your loss. Be well and at peace. nt msanthrope Aug 2016 #7
I am so sorry! redwitch Aug 2016 #8
My condolences on your loss Sanity Claws Aug 2016 #9
so sorry for your loss. she is well-remembered here. niyad Aug 2016 #10
My condolences. We'll all miss her. n/t FSogol Aug 2016 #11
Peace, love and comfort to you galledgoblin KMOD Aug 2016 #12
Peaceful passage for hedgehog, and peace to you and your family... alittlelark Aug 2016 #13
I know how difficult it was for me.... chillfactor Aug 2016 #14
I'm very sorry to hear this Renew Deal Aug 2016 #15
So very sorry. sinkingfeeling Aug 2016 #16
Very sorry. Kingofalldems Aug 2016 #17
Condolences jack_krass Aug 2016 #18
Peace to you mrs_p Aug 2016 #19
My condolences 2naSalit Aug 2016 #20
I wish you and all who loved her peace and serenity Stinky The Clown Aug 2016 #21
I am sorry for your loss. nt Andy823 Aug 2016 #22
Condolences on your loss. Thank you for letting us know. Hekate Aug 2016 #23
You have my condolences. I remember her fondly NightWatcher Aug 2016 #24
Peace. RagAss Aug 2016 #25
May her memory be a blessing for you struggle4progress Aug 2016 #26
I'm so sorry for your loss. suffragette Aug 2016 #27
Condolences on your loss. 63splitwindow Aug 2016 #28
I'm so sorry. mountain grammy Aug 2016 #29
... BobTheSubgenius Aug 2016 #30
I am so very sorry, galledgoblin. pnwmom Aug 2016 #31
My condolences... Raster Aug 2016 #32
OMG SHRED Aug 2016 #33
So very sorry. Sending peace and comfort to you. skylucy Aug 2016 #34
So sorry for your loss. alfredo Aug 2016 #35
I'm so sorry for your loss. Upthevibe Aug 2016 #36
Vibes to her family. She will be missed. applegrove Aug 2016 #37
oh no... I'm so sorry renate Aug 2016 #38
Aw no. liberalmuse Aug 2016 #39
I'm so sorry, she was a sweetie. Starry Messenger Aug 2016 #40
hedgehog !!! Iggo Aug 2016 #41
Sorry for you loss trixie Aug 2016 #42
Sorry, about your loss denbot Aug 2016 #43
I'm so sorry for your loss Wednesdays Aug 2016 #44
Deep condolences Richard D Aug 2016 #45
I'm so sorry, galledgoblin Flaxbee Aug 2016 #46
I'm so sorry for your loss barbtries Aug 2016 #47
Thank you for sharing, so sorry. G_j Aug 2016 #48
So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. montana_hazeleyes Aug 2016 #49
So sorry to hear this. Granny M Aug 2016 #50
:( Solly Mack Aug 2016 #51
And peace and love ... NanceGreggs Aug 2016 #52
Peace to you and yours, sheshe2 Aug 2016 #53
May your mother cross gently. Cooley Hurd Aug 2016 #54
RIP bigwillq Aug 2016 #55
I'm very sorry for your loss. yardwork Aug 2016 #56
So very sorry for your loss cate94 Aug 2016 #57
Sorry about your mom! It is a terrible pain, like no other.. am glad you had enjoyed talking secondwind Aug 2016 #58
May she rest in power MrScorpio Aug 2016 #59
Condolences to you, galledgoblin. gademocrat7 Aug 2016 #60
My sympathies on your loss. CrispyQ Aug 2016 #61
She rocked, and that's the best compliment. raven mad Aug 2016 #62
So sorry your Mom has passed on. It will leave a big hole in your heart. Fla Dem Aug 2016 #63
Peace to you & your family. Tarheel_Dem Aug 2016 #64
Condolences to you and your family DoBotherMe Aug 2016 #65
You have a tear from me for the both of you. Photographer Aug 2016 #66
Oh no. We've lost a rare one. Aloha 'oe hedgehog. mahina Aug 2016 #67
I'm very sorry to learn this. hamsterjill Aug 2016 #68
I'm very sorry for your loss NewJeffCT Aug 2016 #69
Hugs to you and your family lunatica Aug 2016 #70
No one knows you like your mom knows you. Ilsa Aug 2016 #71
I am sorry. murielm99 Aug 2016 #72
Aw, man. Habibi Aug 2016 #73
Very sorry colorado_ufo Aug 2016 #74
You can't forget a name like hedgehog... Phentex Aug 2016 #75
Godspeed...... samnsara Mar 2017 #76

alittlelark

(18,885 posts)
13. Peaceful passage for hedgehog, and peace to you and your family...
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 09:29 PM
Aug 2016

She was always a spark, and I had not even noticed that I was not seeing her name recently.....

She will be missed here.....................................

chillfactor

(7,557 posts)
14. I know how difficult it was for me....
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 09:36 PM
Aug 2016

when I lost my mother...she was my best friend. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

2naSalit

(84,947 posts)
20. My condolences
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 09:49 PM
Aug 2016

I liked her and was wondering what became of her lately. I'm sorry for the loss of your mom.

pnwmom

(108,874 posts)
31. I am so very sorry, galledgoblin.
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 10:50 PM
Aug 2016

hedgehog was one of my very favorite Duers and I've been wondering how she was doing. I'm so sorry for your loss -- it must be huge. She was a dear person.

renate

(13,776 posts)
38. oh no... I'm so sorry
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 11:22 PM
Aug 2016

I'm so sad about this. I remember her (and her cute avatar photo) fondly, and I am so sorry for your loss.

Thank you for letting us know.

liberalmuse

(18,667 posts)
39. Aw no.
Tue Aug 23, 2016, 11:23 PM
Aug 2016

I'm so very sorry. It is so hard to lose your mom like that. I hate cancer so much.

She was a kind, compassionate, wonderful person. Please take care of yourself and your family and know she will be remembered fondly here.

Flaxbee

(13,661 posts)
46. I'm so sorry, galledgoblin
Wed Aug 24, 2016, 12:36 AM
Aug 2016

My condolences to you and your family and hedgehog's friends. I lost my mom a few years ago, I know it's very hard. I have been around since 2002 and I remember hedgehog well. I hope she is at peace.

secondwind

(16,903 posts)
58. Sorry about your mom! It is a terrible pain, like no other.. am glad you had enjoyed talking
Wed Aug 24, 2016, 08:09 AM
Aug 2016

politics together, that is very cool... Peace and love

Fla Dem

(23,156 posts)
63. So sorry your Mom has passed on. It will leave a big hole in your heart.
Wed Aug 24, 2016, 01:53 PM
Aug 2016

Overtime, that hole will be filled with the wonderful memories you have of her. My Mom passed many years ago, when I was still relatively young. It was very difficult to think of her without sorrow. But now memories of her bring a smile to my face. They are always with you. Peace and comfort to you and your family.

mahina

(17,405 posts)
67. Oh no. We've lost a rare one. Aloha 'oe hedgehog.
Wed Aug 24, 2016, 02:08 PM
Aug 2016

Peace to you and your ohana. I hope she had as painless a journey as possible. Love and peace.

Habibi

(3,596 posts)
73. Aw, man.
Wed Aug 24, 2016, 06:23 PM
Aug 2016

I hoped to meet her someday - I'm in NY too and for a while spent many weekends north of where she lived. Thanks for letting us know. Rest in peace and joy, dear hedgehog.

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