Steve's blog
   


Steve About
Steve's blog,
The Words of the Sledge
steve@einval.com

Subscribe
Subscribe to the RSS feed.

Links

  • Home
  • Debian
  • PlanetDebian
  • Search PlanetDebian
  • Friends

  • Matthew Garrett
  • Jonathan McDowell
  • Jo McIntyre
  • Martin Michlmayr
  • Andrew Mobbs
  • Mike Pitt
  • Daniel Silverstone
  • Andy Simpkins
  • Neil Williams

  •        

    Monday, 14 February 2011

    He's gone

    I mentioned last night that Dad was on his way out, and that we were all hoping it would end soon for him. Well, thankfully it did. He was clearly waiting for my stepmum to come back in to see him this morning; he left us at 11:35 today, at peace and in no pain.

    Thanks to everybody for your messages of support, they're very appreciated. It's hard to lose somebody close, and it helps to know that your friends are thinking of you.

    13:41 :: # :: /misc :: 2 comments

    Comments

    Re: He's gone
    Andy Cater wrote on Mon, 14 Feb 2011 21:13

    He's your closest family - you're part of the Debian extended family I choose to belong to - your grief impinges on me, your sadness is affecting someone I know and value ... and so it goes. Maybe, some day, someone will write something for my daughter or whoever in similar vein. Take care.


    Reply
    Re: He's gone
    Marc Boddi wrote on Thu, 03 Mar 2011 18:03

    My condolences Steve! I hope you could recover fast from this sad event and hopefully keep up with the preparations for your wedding. Death is not against life, is part of everyone's life. Your father has faced it with dignity and gone beyond. Take care!


    Reply

    Your Comment

     
    Name:
    URL/Email: [http://... or mailto:you@wherever] (optional)
    Title: (optional)
    Comment:
    Anti-spam:Select the second of the following words and enter it in the "Human" box
    unscrew upper unsaddle unnerved urbanise umpired unripe unmoved unzips unbeaten
    Human:
    Save my Name and URL/Email for next time