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Thank you Alfie

Postby Kelly » Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:26 pm

On 17th July 2004, a really good freind of Pete and mine was killed in a tragic motorcycle accident. He was 40 years old and lived life to the full!! he had never married and never had any children, he was far to busy and lived his life on constant fast forward.

You are all probably thinking why on earth is she writing this on here, what has it to do with us, not alot really, but if any good did come out of alfie dying, it was the fact that Pete treasures his life even more now, even though he does have to dialyse 3 x a week for 4!/2 hours at a time!!, and especially after havin his TX cancelled.

Hope I havent rambled too much, but the funeral was only on Tuesday, and he had over 350 people turn up, which gives you some idea of the type of guy he was. Very special to me and Pete.

I feel much better now for rambling on :) so thank you.

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Postby Anne in Va » Thu Aug 05, 2004 12:58 pm

Hi Kelly,

I can say I know exactly how you feel. I lost a friend in a freak accident when he was forty years old. He left behind three children and his wife who is my closest friend since childhood. Now thirteen years later, here I am, still plodding on continuing to fight renal failure. His untimely death brought home to me, in a vivid way, just how precious life is and continues to help me realize just that. For me, that gift is part of his legacy.

My sympathies to you and Pete.

Anne in Va
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Postby Sueleic » Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:05 pm

Hi Kelly
So sorry to hear the sad news of your friend
And 40 was no age I should know
You know you can email me anytime I am always here
As you say he lived is life to the full I hope he leaves lasting memories for you and Pete
Take care of each other
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Kelly ;)

Postby Elaine » Sat Aug 07, 2004 8:14 pm

Aww bless u Kelly seen u post message bout u & petes tragic loss of dear friend. :cry:

Im sure that his spirit lives on and that he and his family will have some comfort in seeing soooooo many people attending his service/ funeral, to pay their respects to someone very dear to u all.

U know we all been thinking of u & pete n u family too best wishes Elaine & Rachael ;) :lol: :roll: :wink: :D :lol: :P

speak 2 u soon Kelly ;)
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