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    Default R.I.P Gordon E. Prouty - My grandfather

    So i get a call from my sister at work today saying that my grandfather had passed away last night. 2 Years ago he fought west nile virus and thankfully won but the after effects finally caught up with him. The coroner believes that it was a heart attack.

    This comes as a shock to pretty much all of us, me included because I just saw him yesterday and he was lively, chipper and he looked like he was in really good health. Unfortunatley, things arent always as they seem especially after yesterday. At the same time though, im not totally shocked by it. Im shocked that it was so sudden but I just had a feeling that one day, his west nile illnesses would catch up with him but I just didnt expect it so soon I guess. Almost like being surprised by the inevitable.

    My thinking is that he is in a much better place where he isnt sick anymore and can be with my grandma who died in 2003.

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    Kyle so sorry to hear about your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
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    Sorry to hear about your loss. Hang in there, buddy.
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    Sorry to hear, my friend.
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    thanks to everyone for the well wishes. me and my family appreciate it.

    My mom and her brother have alot of stuff to go through since they are the last direct kin. Kinda sucks havin a family reunion this way though. My cousin and his wife and kids and my uncle and his wife are comin in tomorrow and the last time all of us were together like this was when my grandma died. But everyone is doing ok (as far as I know). My mom is actually handling this alot better than I thought she would. She knows that he is in a better place and knows that she wont have to worry about him. She realizes that the west nile as well as a number of things contributed to his passing and we all know its gunna take a while for it to really sink in but were just glad that hes not sick anymore.

    Liz and me are gunna do a memorial for him at our wedding and im getting choked up just thinkin about it. Whenever I had a problem with somethin, he was the best person I knew for advice because he had been through at least somethin one way or another. He was a nut about cars and airplanes and he actually built some remote control airplanes which are fairly good size and I have a feeling that I will be getting those cuz my ceiling is covered in model airplanes.

    He will be missed and loved all at the same time
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    It sounds like you have nothing but good memories from your grandfather. You should feel like the luckiest guy on earth to have someone like that.... I'm so sorry for your loss, he'd be proud to know how much of a positive impact he had on you. Take care....

    The wedding memorial sounds like a perfect idea.
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    I'm so sorry for your loss...keep hanging in there.
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    My condolences Thai Boxer. Take care and keep your chin up!
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    My heart goes out to you and your family. I'll be praying for you all.

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