We deeply mourn him, but I know he's in a better place now and is at peace. He suffered so much in the past few months, and actually years.
There are a million things to say about him, but the best thing I can say is we loved each other lot, we understood each other very well, and he will always be with me. He taught me so much! I thank God for his life, and for the years we had with him.
Here's a photo of my dad and I dancing on my wedding day--almost 27 years ago. He was a fantastic dancer, and taught me how to do the swing dances from the 40's and
Finally, a poem we had printed in his memorial folder:
The Next Place
The next place that I go
Will be as peaceful and familiar
As a sleepy summer Sunday
And a sweet, untroubled mind.
Once I read these words:
"Grief is the price we pay for love." Such true words, indeed.