Friend has died suddenly

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MotherMucca Sun 27-Mar-11 23:16:36

A very good friend of my mum, and by extension, my friend has died suddenly.

He was an amazing mine of knowledge in some areas and he was really, really funny.

Mum had been friends with him for nearly 30 years: she is really upset.

I am just posting in his memory - not expecting any responses!

RIP NW X

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ChaosTrulyReigns Sun 27-Mar-11 23:20:08

Oh MotherM I'm sorry to hear this.

Would you like to tell us how he was so funny and special?

smile

ajandjjmum Sun 27-Mar-11 23:20:25

Sorry. sad

It's good that he's got good friends to remember him.

nickschick Sun 27-Mar-11 23:21:03

sad x

ChaosTrulyReigns Sun 27-Mar-11 23:21:13

Sorry that smile looked wrong sad - I think I was trying to encourage good memories of him.

MotherMucca Sun 27-Mar-11 23:29:17

Thanks, I am surprised and touched by your responses!

He was an "eccentric", I suppose and very deadpan in his humour. He loved blues and hated colour TV. Whenever I went to see him, he would only ever be watching his tiny b&w set. He said he preferred it!

He was a bachelor and he swore a lot. Not sure why I am saying this.

My mum is devastated at his passing. I am in shock.

He was lovely. :'(

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MotherMucca Sun 27-Mar-11 23:31:26

CTR: I appreciate your smile, no offence here!

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MotherMucca Sun 27-Mar-11 23:47:42

Of course I mean "no offence TAKEN"

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ChaosTrulyReigns Sun 27-Mar-11 23:50:11

That's kind of you Mother.

He sounds like a bit of an eccentric.

If we're put on this earth to touch people's lives, then his objective has been achieved - sounds like he has given you and your mum some fond memories.

MotherMucca Mon 28-Mar-11 00:00:44

Yes, chaos, since my darling grandma died in 2009, I have felt that death is pointless, and all deaths since then (there seems to have been A LOT) must have a reason.

I kinda believe this, too...

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MotherMucca Mon 28-Mar-11 00:15:27

Last post made no sense... :-/

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suburbophobe Mon 28-Mar-11 22:42:36

Makes sense to me...

My condolences.

ChaosTrulyReigns Mon 28-Mar-11 22:47:49

Yes, MotherM, it nade sense here too.

How are you feeling today? And your mom?

sad

MotherMucca Tue 29-Mar-11 09:42:56

Thanks for your thoughts

Mum is really upset and feels quite lost. I just feel really sad.

I've offered to do the food for his wake (I would be honoured) and his sister has accepted. Glad to know that I can do something.

Thanks again.

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