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Thread: Spadfan is at peace

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    Senior Member Spadfan's Avatar
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    Spadfan is at peace

    My precious husband, Bill, AKA Spadfan, died peacefully at 04:20 this morning. I am numb and my heart is broken. We both appreciated the supportive posts. He loved the get well cards he got...our son read them to him. I was with him at the end and for that I am grateful.

    We had discussed many issues over the years including what to do when this time came. There is an organization in Colorado and Arizona called Science Care. We opted to do a full body donation to them. They asked questions to determine what program he will best help. In several weeks, they will send me his cremains. I did make sure the representative knew that if there are any studies on the effects of aging and disease on a person with long term paralysis, those would be, IMNSO, the best match.

    Again, thanks for all the kind words of support over these long 2 weeks.

    Betty (Quiltcrazy & proud to have been and always be Mrs. Spanfan)
    William M.
    T 6/7 Complete - 4/20/74

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    I am so sorry Betty. Bill was well loved here. I pray for you and your families peace.

    (((hugs and love)))

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    Betty, I am so terribly sorry. My heart goes out to you and I hope that you find peace in the days ahead over a life well lived. My deepest sympathies.

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    I am very sorry! My thoughts and prayers are with you!

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    Oh no,I am so sorry to hear the sad, sad news, condolences to you all, he will be missed by us here on CC.


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    I am so sorry to hear this. Will be thinking of you and your family during this time of loss. Will keep you in thoughts and prayers.

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    Senior Member Timaru's Avatar
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    You are right to be proud of being Mrs. Spadfan, please accept my deepest and most heartfelt condolences.

    William's input will be much missed here.

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    Soo sorry for your loss, he will be missed.

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    I am so very sorry.

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    I am so sorry to hear of Bill's passing, Betty.
    It was very generous to donate to Science Care; it's a good thing that you discussed it earlier, and that you remembered at the critical time when you are so upset - I didn't remember about donation for my Carolyn, and I regret it.
    How old is your son? It will be a great comfort to have him with you.
    Start thinking about a memorial ceremony of some sort - it will help to keep your mind full. Write down some stories about your life together, that can be read at the memorial, and get his friends to do the same.
    My deepest condolences to you both,
    - Richard

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