I don't have any details. His twin sister posted on Facebook this morning that there will be a celebration of his life on Sunday, August 23.
pinto was a staple in the Cooking & Baking and Religion groups. He had served as a long-term moderator on DU2, and on MIRT and as a main forums host on DU3.
His last post was a week ago today in C&B.
Star Member pinto (106,886 posts)
4. Not a clue. LOL, my sister stood me up for a lunch date today, so I'm winging it.
She just lost track of time or forgot. Retired after 30+ years of living by an appointment book (hairdresser) so I can't blame her.
I'll post details when I have them.
From pinto's dearest friend, worldfamouslois:
97. DUer pinto has died
Hi everyone-I just finally figured out how to do this-I am a long time friend of his and his family.-If you want to contact me please feel free- I'm am new to this site, not sure how to navigate so I get your messages. Not to mention my grief is over whelming right now and life is a huge fog.
One thing I would like to have passed along is that if any one wants to honor his memory he would love it if you made a donation to SLO Bangers Syringe Exchange-He was instrumental in helping us stay funded to stay open from day one as our grant writer. He made sure we could provide access to free syringes,free HIV/HEPC testing and to provide naloxone to save lives. If you so feel inclined to do so you can contact me and I will give you info on how to do so.
thank you all !
And the donation link, thanks to MADem. Please specify that the donation is for the needle exchange. It meant a lot to pinto.
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