[meteorite-list] [IMCA List] Dave Gheesling
From: Graham Ensor <graham.ensor_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2020 12:16:33 +0000
Lovely tribute Gary.
On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 5:47 PM Gary Fujihara via Meteorite-list <
meteorite-list at meteoritecentral.com> wrote:
> Just a humble tribute to Mr Falling Rocks
> Gary Fujihara
> Big Kahuna Meteorites
> PO Box 4175, Hilo, HI 96720
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> > On Nov 12, 2020, at 6:40 AM, Darryl Pitt via IMCA <imca at mail.imca.co>
> > For those who didn?t know Dave, focus on Sean?s words and deeply believe
> him. Dave?s positivity, generosity of spirit and capacity for friendship
> and love are a marvel. For those who know Dave, you know precisely what I
> > Might I suggest we give an extra kiss to those we love as the fates can
> be capricious ? and rarely more than they are right now. This
> heartbreaking news has brought me to my knees and take pause.
> > With heartfelt condolences to all those bereaving this sorrowful,
> inconceivable turn.
> >> On Nov 12, 2020, at 12:56 AM, Sean T. Murray via IMCA <
> imca at mail.imca.co> wrote:
> >> Folks,
> >> It?s with a heavy heart that I write to the meteorite community this
> >> Dave Gheesling passed away yesterday (11/11), and we?re all trying to
> process the sudden loss. He was my best friend. I don?t have the words to
> express how much he meant to me, how much he influenced my life, and how
> blessed I was to have known the man.
> >> Dave?s love of family & friends, his positivity, his generosity and his
> enthusiasm for life are the example he has left for us all. Dave has been
> an important part of our community, and his contributions will live on as
> his legacy for many decades to come.
> >> I apologize for the abruptness of an email communication, but we were
> only able to contact a few people this evening, given the hour. Please, if
> you need anything, contact me directly so that we can give Dave?s family
> the time they need to prepare for the service. I will post more details as
> they are available.
> >> Yours,
> >> Sean Murray
> >> 678-367-7095 (cell)
> >> --------------------------------------
> >> ?Our respective fates here on planet Earth are all inevitable. Sooner
> or later - and whether we like it or not - each of us will eventually
> assume room temperature. Seemingly against all odds, we are born, we
> experience a few decades on the big ball (if we're lucky), then we die. Our
> atoms are once again stirred back into the terrestrial soup, and that's
> about all she wrote.?
> >> -- Dave Gheesling, August 2009
> >> http://www.fallingrocks.com/FRarticle-082009.htm
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