Thanks for telling us about him, Ben. Godspeed to his soul.

Posted by lileks at July 9, 2003 01:43 AM

I knew my grandfather was going to die before it happened, and made a point of going to visit him and to talk about everything I wanted to talk about, saying everything I ever wanted to say.

I'll always be glad I did that.

Posted by Dean Esmay at July 9, 2003 02:01 AM

So sorry to hear about your family's loss. You have written a moving tribute. Thank you so much for sharing it with us.

Posted by Sheila at July 9, 2003 10:18 AM

I am very sorry for your loss. It's hard losing loved ones. He sounded like a wonderful man. I'm glad you're back.

Posted by Allison at July 9, 2003 10:26 AM


This is a beautiful tribute to your grandfather. You and all of your family are in my prayers during this time of sorrow and loss. The Peace of the Lord be with you.

Uncle Dave

Posted by Dave Kepple at July 9, 2003 06:33 PM