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January 11, 2022


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54! Way too young; I am so sorry for your loss. She sounds wonderful.

Deborah Weber

What a lovely tribute to your friend Margaret.


So sorry for the loss of your friend. It sounds like you're remembering lots of fun times. Those will keep reappearing. I envy multi-lingual people. What a special student you had and a friend for all of those years. For such folks, no matter when they go, it's too soon. I've had patients like your friend. Such an exit isn't too hard on them, but hard on families and friends. Her desire to donate will surely enable another teacher to thrive and live to influence students, just as you two have done.
(I'm still perturbed that my two best chums from school and my high school band director have exited this world. It was nice to keep in touch with them and visit them for over 50 years. I'm waiting for Technology to permit direct phone calls to Heaven.)
Time to make a big, old, messy blanket fort in the living room. Gotta use flashlights to read your grandson to sleep, if you can do it before you go to sleep. Stay warm. Hugz, Linda in Kansas

Doug M

Aw! I'm very sorry to read about the loss of your friend, Margaret. Your memoriam here was very sweet, Michelle sounded like a great person. πŸ˜” She even looked like a relative in that 1984 pic.


I'm sending my heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your student and good friend Michelle. She seems like a real treasure of an individual and you have a long history with her. A life cut short is always sad. Take care Margaret. Give your Grandson an extra hug or two. I'm sure his smiles and laughter help you at this time of sadness and loss.

Ally Bean

I'm sorry to read this and can only offer condolences.


Something weird just happened, my ipad froze while I was making a comment. Anyway, sorry for your loss. I think you had a special relationship, especially considering she stared as a student.


So sorry to hear about your friend.


You can see the energy and loving good nature of your wonderful friend. 54... so young. I'm so sorry for your sad loss.


Way too young.


I'm so sorry for your loss. You're lucky to have had such a wonderful friend.


Sorry to hear this.


I'm so sorry Margie. It sounds like she lived a life worth living, something I think all of us would feel good about.


I am so sorry about your friend. Such a young person yet too! Sounds like she certainly made her impacts on people and in her life.
Your house is going to be so quiet after your family leaves. That's always the hard part. But, the good news is, you have had a wonderful long time to be with them and especially your grandson!


I'm so sorry that you've lost your friend and 54 seems far too young. I'm glad that she is still able to give in her death though; it means her death wasn't for nothing, to me anyway.

Sending hugs.


Very sorry for your loss, Margaret. You painted a lovely picture of her and she was a wonderful person. Take care.

Pam Donaldson

Oh dear, how very sad. I'm sure you had comfort from those lovely chubby little legs, but oh dear, he's going home. Sympathy. x


I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your friend Margaret, that is so sad. She was way to young.

Tonya Watkins

So sad. And young! I feel like I know her after your tribute.

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