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#1982083 - 11/03/12 08:09 AM OT, the worst day of my life...  
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Dear Piano World friends,

It has been said that it is not good to share things on an internet forum that are of a personal nature. However, I feel that the Piano World forum is more than just an Internet forum… it is a community of individuals, friends and acquaintances with similar interests.

With that said, it is with a heavy heart and a deep sense of loss and bereavement to report that my 77 year old mother passed away yesterday. Though she was in the hospital being treated for a blood clot in her leg, her death was sudden and unexpected.

I can’t say enough good things about my mom… we have lost a beautiful and rare person who is irreplaceable. My mom and I were very close.

Please remember our family in your thoughts and prayers.

Rick


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#1982085 - 11/03/12 08:16 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry to hear about your and your family's loss. Best wishes coping with it.


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#1982086 - 11/03/12 08:20 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Deeply sorry to hear of your loss. You were right to share this burden with us.

#1982094 - 11/03/12 08:47 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry to hear that Rick. You have my condolences.


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#1982098 - 11/03/12 08:59 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Karl Watson]  
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Dear Rick,

Deepest sympathy for your loss, sir. The world feels very strange for a while...emptier and less rich... I know the feeling. My father passed recently. We'll be in Washington DC in a few weeks for his burial in Arlington National Cemetary.

But, I think that the sudden loss you suffered makes it more painful. We, at least, knew that Dad was ill and were somewhat prepared. Having your Mom pass so suddenly and without warning is heartbreaking.

I keep stumbling over the simplest things I do; from tying my tie to polishing my shoes. All the daily habits and attitudes that I keep realizing were from my father's teaching. Just putting away the dishes or folding my damn socks brings Dad to mind.

You just don't realize how much of who you are is what you were taught as a child. Until you lose the teacher....

Sincerely,


Jeffrey T. Hickey, RPT
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#1982101 - 11/03/12 09:12 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick,

I am so sorry for your loss. My parents are both having struggles right now so this hits me more closely than it normally would.

Thank you for sharing this with us.


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#1982102 - 11/03/12 09:14 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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My deepest sympathies, Rick.

My mom is 93...not long for this world.



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#1982103 - 11/03/12 09:15 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick,
So sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you & family in my thoughts.
Carl








#1982110 - 11/03/12 09:48 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Dear Rick,

Please accept my condolences to you and your family upon the loss of your mother. As tribute, I will personally offer a dedication of our performance of the Faure Cantique de Jean Racine during Mass tomorrow morning.

Courage and strength my friend,
Marty


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#1982115 - 11/03/12 10:12 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Understand your pain. Prayers sent.


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#1982134 - 11/03/12 10:54 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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I am very sorry for your loss, Rick. It is good to share our burdens. I lost my Mom early this year, and it takes time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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Very sorry to hear it, Rick. My deepest sympathies.


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#1982159 - 11/03/12 11:49 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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I am so sorry for the loss of your dear mother, Rick. You are in our thoughts.

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I am so sorry for your loss. I will keep you and your family in my prayers.
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#1982163 - 11/03/12 11:55 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick,

My deepest sympathies for your loss. My parents are both gone and I share the sense of deep loss with you. I will keep you in my thoughts,

~Richard


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#1982175 - 11/03/12 12:09 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Condolences and prayers to you, Rick. The days get easier but loved ones remain in your thoughts forever.

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#1982177 - 11/03/12 12:13 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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So sorry for your loss, Rick...


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#1982179 - 11/03/12 12:18 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick - I am so sorry to hear this news.

My mother passed away suddenly and unexpectedly 21 years ago; since that time, every time I hear of someone else going through this - it reminds me. I know how you feel.

May God bless and comfort you -

again, I'm so sorry for your loss.


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#1982180 - 11/03/12 12:19 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Be well, and don't forget to take care of yourself. Hopefully your piano will bring you some comfort.


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#1982190 - 11/03/12 12:44 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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I am so sorry, my friend. I lost my Mother 20 years ago, and it is still the single most difficult thing I ever went through. Our prayers are with you and your family.


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#1982220 - 11/03/12 01:49 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry for your loss Rick. Sending you white light...



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#1982230 - 11/03/12 02:15 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry for your loss.

#1982234 - 11/03/12 02:27 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Rick, we are indeed some sort of a community here on PW. And we do indeed care. Our thoughts are with you. All honor to your mother's memory.

#1982239 - 11/03/12 02:37 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Dear Ricky,

This has indeed been a horrible shock for you , and I'm glad you came here to this very special community for some support.

I feel your sorrow across the waves my friend, and I grieve for you. You and your family are in my prayers.

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Profound condolences,

Robert.

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Kind wishes to you and your family Rick.

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Rick,
I lost my dad almost a year ago and I know that pain.
Prayer are with you.

Another Rick in TX


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Big hugs mate, x

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Rick, very sorry for your loss.... my condolences.

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Rick, I will add your Mother, your family, and of course you to my daily prayers.


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Rick,

Times like this are difficult to get through alone. I hope you also gather the rest of your family around you to help each other get through this. I wish you well in the grieving process.

James


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I am so sorry, Rick, and will be keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. You already have a heavy burden to carry, and I often think of your effort and how much strength you have shown. You will always have your memories to help you through this loss.


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Rick, my condolences for the loss of your Mom. It's tough to lose our loved ones, but it's the cycle of life.


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I am very sorry for your loss, Rick.


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Rick I'm so very sad for you in hearing this news about your mom. I lost my dad about 5 months ago. I think of him all the time. Like you and your mom we were very close. Back then I had considered coming to PW and posting because I feel a great deal of support here. In the end I didn't post but if I had I know it would have helped me. I am glad you posted here. I hope it helps you in some way. I'm sure it will. My thoughts and prayers are with you.



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I too am sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. My left 4 years ago after a battle with Alzhiemers.

Hang in there, it does get a little easier. But never easy.

Thoughts and prayers for you and your family.


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#1982409 - 11/03/12 10:26 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry for your loss. I understand the feeling you are and will be going through.
Take care.


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Rick, I also send my deepest sympathy. I lost my great Dad not long ago. I'm not ready, at 57, to be the man of the family. Also, now I don't have him to call with all the news in my life. However, I'm certainly thankful that I had him in my life and I'm sure you feel the same way. BTW, I'd like to reach you Mom's age!
Best to you always!


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#1982431 - 11/03/12 11:46 PM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Thank you all so much for the kind words of comfort and consolation. And, thanks for all the PM’s. Yes, I do feel better, though still brokenhearted. There is suddenly a huge void in my life, but I know it will get better in time.

Mom bought me a good used piano about 7 years ago that got me interested in pianos. It was a Kohler & Campbell console upright. My 8 year old granddaughter has it now… still plays pretty good too.

Rick


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#1982505 - 11/04/12 08:32 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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I'm so sorry for your loss, Rickster. How nice that you shared your love of the piano. She gave you and your family a great gift.


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Rick, so sorry to hear this. My own mother died 4 years ago, and I think of her so many times every day. I miss her every day. But you will continue. You will find pleasure again. You will think of your mother, not with sadness, but with pleasure.

Play the piano for her. I know she will hear you. The healing powers of music will help you too.


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So sorry for your loss, Rick...


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#1982908 - 11/05/12 09:42 AM Re: OT, the worst day of my life... [Re: Rickster]  
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Sorry to hear of this - praying that you will experience God's peace and comfort at this time.

Alan


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As long as you hold her memory dear she will always be with you. Please accept my sincere condolences.

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Originally Posted by Rickster
Dear Piano World friends,

It has been said that it is not good to share things on an internet forum that are of a personal nature. However, I feel that the Piano World forum is more than just an Internet forum… it is a community of individuals, friends and acquaintances with similar interests.

With that said, it is with a heavy heart and a deep sense of loss and bereavement to report that my 77 year old mother passed away yesterday. Though she was in the hospital being treated for a blood clot in her leg, her death was sudden and unexpected.

I can’t say enough good things about my mom… we have lost a beautiful and rare person who is irreplaceable. My mom and I were very close.

Please remember our family in your thoughts and prayers.

Rick


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Rick,

I'm so sorry to hear you lost your mother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I lost my Mom about 8 years ago and my Dad 2 years ago. Losing my mother was one of the reasons I went back to playing piano. It did help me cope.

I am so sorry.


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Rick,

My deepest symphaty.

I wish you strength and resignation.

RG


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Dear Rick,

I am very sorry to hear of this. You have my wishes for mental strength and ability to be able to cope with what must be an overwhelming loss. Accept my condolences.

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I want to thank everyone here at PW for their words of comfort, condolence and encouragement. As I said before, it means a lot to me.

I’ve spent the past week with my sister, who lived only a couple of blocks from mom, and my brother, who lives in Ohio. It hasn’t been easy, but having us siblings together during this time has been a lot of comfort and consolation as we grieve together over the loss of our dear mother.

As many here have said, mom will live on in our hearts and minds.

Thanks again,

Rick


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My deepest sympathy to you and your family, Rick.


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Dear Rick

My condolences on the recent loss of your mother. My own mother passed away 35 years ago at the young age of 51 this past October 29th. She was my first piano teacher and instilled the love of music in me. I still miss her. She is a part of who I am and so she's not really totally gone.

Sincerely,

Kevin

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Dear Rick,

This is a simple and heart felt improv I recorded a few days ago at home,.
Sending this with love to you and your mom.



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