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R.I.P. Lee


Sunday, February 03, 2013

I blogged a few days ago about being in a downward spiral due to family and friend issues.

Well, this one I didn't anticipate, although I probably should have. My father-in-law passed away Friday morning. He had been in and out of the hospital a few times in the past few weeks and had dementia, but he was such a jovial person. He was 86 years young. Anyway, several years ago before his dementia got bad he had some health problems and he said, "Well, I've had a great run. I've got no complaints." He lost two wives to cancer and still he kept going and raised 3 kids. This was such a neat perspective, especially compared to my own parents who are the most negative people I know.

I sure hope that when my time comes I can be as cool about it as my father-in-law.

Rest in Peace, Lee.
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GOOZLEBEAR 2/6/2013 9:06AM

    I'm sorry for the loss of your FIL but sounds like he was a wonderful person and an inspiration to many.

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KIYOSHI04 2/4/2013 12:37PM

    so very sorry for your loss.

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MANDIETERRIER1 2/4/2013 11:40AM

    Sorry for your loss

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MOMOF2TONI 2/4/2013 9:32AM

    Sorry for your loss. He sounds like he was a great man.

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JANET552 2/4/2013 9:04AM

    I'm sorry for your loss. What a great model you've had for living the good life!

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WILSHAR7 2/4/2013 12:34AM

    I'm sorry for your loss. It sounds like your Father-in-law was in great spirits in spite of his health. Maybe in some way he was an inspiration to you. God bless you and your family in this time of need. May the Lord wrap His arms around you and let you know that He is the Comforter.

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OKBACK2ME 2/3/2013 10:52PM

    emoticon I'm sorry, remeber him with love!

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1MYSTERY_LADY 2/3/2013 10:28PM

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JSELLINGTON 2/3/2013 10:15PM

    I am sorry for your loss. It is good that he had such a good attitude. I pray I can adopt that attitude as well.

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SHERYLDS 2/3/2013 9:43PM

    Very sorry for your loss.... emoticon
I'm sure he was happy his son married such a sweet wife

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DIET_FRIEND 2/3/2013 9:43PM

    It's sad to lose someone you love. He seemed to have a good attitude about life.

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