Sunday, October 25, 2009

Rest in Peace, Eddie


My friend died this morning at around 5:15am.  He has lost his battle with cancer, but won his eternity. He is survived by his wife and 2 daughters, as well as by a loving family of origin, including his twin brother.

He leaves 2 communities on 2 coasts devastated yet grateful for his presence in their lives. He leaves us all wanting to hug our loved ones close and treasure every minute given to us by God.



  

6 comments:

TACParent said...

What a great picture! It really captures the feelings of those who knew him.

Dymphna said...

Thanks. That's what I thought too. I really wanted to 'do something' to it, but my photo editing software doesn't have what I wanted. But I like the pic.

Anne said...

Dymphna, I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers for you and your friends family.

Dymphna said...

Thanks, Anne. He really was a wonderful person; had a huge amount of faith. Very inspirational.

twowaysofrenouncingthedevil said...

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Dymphna said...

Thanks so much.

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