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Re: Sad News from our Rickster
Retsacnal #2793305 12/20/18 03:03 AM
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Rick, You are lucky to have had 42yrs with a wife with whom you shared your love. I know your love for the piano will give you some comfort,

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Dear Rick, I do not know you and have missed your posts ( I am a digital guy) but from all this expression of feeling for you I see you are a fine, warm and loving man. You have made many friends here and I daresay no enemies. I can see you made your wife a beautiful companion and I can only imagine how devoted she was to you for the total love and care you gave her. I am a total stranger and it is easy to see that. Your family and friends are blessed to have you.

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I am very sorry to hear that your best vriend in life passed away. I wish you and your family al the best in this very sad and difficult period of life.

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Dear Rick, I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Your love and support shone bright in your posts mentioning your wife. Sincere condolences.
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I am so sorry to see this.


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Sincere sympathy, Rick. I am so terribly sorry for your loss.


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Rick - My sincerest condolences to you and your family. You will all be in my prayers during this challenging time. Take care.


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Very best wishes to you Rick.

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Dear Rick,

I am very sad hearing about this. We never met. But every time I browsed these PW forums I was always looking forward to seeing your presence. Your kindness and wisdom shined through your posts. I am sure Barbara was like you in this regard. The earthly world lost a kind person, but the heaven gains an angel. My prayers are with you and your family.


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Retsacnal #2793618 12/20/18 11:48 PM
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Rickster, I am sorry to hear of your dear Barbara's passing. I know that your love for her will go on forever. Please take care of yourself and your loved ones during this transition.


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Rick, I'm saddened to hear of your loss.

From a newbie's perspective, you are a very positive presence on this forum. I hope you'll keep treating us to your posts.

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Bless your heart, Rick. My prayers are with you and your family.


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Rick, I am very sorry for your loss.

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Rick - also from the Hailun Corporate team our heartfelt condolences! May these holidays still lift you up and show a path forward!


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My condolences Rick. Very sorry to hear this news. Wishing all the best for you and your family.

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So very sorry to hear this.


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Terribly sorry to read this news, Rick. You bring a lot of light to this forum, and I hope you will continue to do so.

May the memories of all your lovely time together bring you some measure of comfort in this dark time frown


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My sincere condolences Rick: just read this! tired
As believers we know that a better life awaits those who have passed the test of life, as has certainly your dear wife Barbara.
Sad for those of us left behind but not necessarily for those who have moved on.
Easy words perhaps, but still the truth.
With deep respect and sympathy,
Norbert

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My condolences -- and, have a nice holiday season and new year.

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