Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Goodbye to My Brother

We had my brother's memorial service last weekend. It was bittersweet for me as there is so much that was left unsaid between us.

What I do know is that I always loved him and he was a good person. I do miss him and I know that he has found the peace that he was looking for in life and that no one is sitting in front of him and he has the best seats at the ball park.

The memorial service was something that was special and was so him. It was held in a beautiful outdoor setting which he would have loved and a lot of his friends and family were there sharing memories and telling stories about his life

One thing about him, he was a very generous person. He also was a huge baseball fan and loved the outdoors-hiking, fly fishing and just generally being with nature:

And he was a huge San Francisco Giants fan:

This was something he wrote right before he died and shows the depth of who he was:

Just want to say that Dave I love you and I miss you. 


  1. It's hard losing a sibling. You're in my thoughts and prayers. Thanks so much for linking up with me at the Unlimited Link Party 26.

  2. Oh my gosh - I am so sorry to hear this.
    Glad you all had a beautiful memorial for him

  3. I'm so sorry for your loss. The memorial service sounds lovely, and that note at the end, too.

  4. I am so sorry for your loss. It sounds like you had a wonderful memorial service for him.

  5. You have my deepest condolences. The memorial service sounds wonderful.

  6. Loss is so hard. It sounds like you were a great brother to him. May we all have the same eternal hope that he had.

  7. Sending hugs and prayers your way. I'm sincerely sorry for your loss.

  8. Beautiful tribute, Patrick. Thank you for sharing on Traffic Jam Weekend. My condolences to you and your family.

  9. Beautiful tribute to your brother, my friend. I know that you had a complicated relationship but we can still make amends within ourselves even after a person leaves this world. I love how you are doing that and keeping his memory alive.


  10. Sending you thoughts and prayers over the loss of your brother, Suzanne.


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