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Old 03-13-2013, 01:32 PM   #21
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I wonder if the author is available for requests. I'd like an obit like that
Me too. Obviously one of the daughters wrote it. Only she could appreciate the merits (know about the details) of being able to select the appropriate hammer for her well stocked tool box.
It was a one of a kind work of love / humor that I am glad to have had the opportunity to read.

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Old 03-13-2013, 02:34 PM   #22
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Don't forget to put aside a lot of money to run a long obit - I calculate it was over $100 a column inch when I wrote my mom's. Appallingly expensive - $800 or something like that so it wasn't as long as I wanted...

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Old 03-13-2013, 03:40 PM   #23
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Nicely crafted obit, thanks for the link. We should all be so lucky to live a life that ends (many, many years from now ) with an obit like that written about us...
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Old 03-13-2013, 09:16 PM   #24
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Originally Posted by AWeinel View Post
I love DST! Nice, long warm days... sweet.
I wish we were on "summer time" all year long. Would make the short winter days better.
+1. I disagree with Harry on many aspects but I respect how he lived his life and that someone gave a crap that he was gone. We should all be so blessed.

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