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Sunday, December 01, 2013
Family and Friends of Bennett Reimer,
Anyone who has known Bennett Reimer is fortunate. I am one of his former Northwestern University graduate music education students. His deep understanding of music education's value has positively impacted my entire music teaching career.
With Sympathy,
Karyn Israel
Skokie, Illinois
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Dear Beth
Thank you for brought so many important things to music education! You will never be forgotten by the world.
Sunday, December 01, 2013
Dear Beth and Family of Dr. Reimer,

Sending you my sincerest condolences on your profound loss. I'm a student major in music education from Taiwan. It's really difficult for me to accept that.I read him as a graduate student and it's really inspire me. He also influenced my thought.
Thursday, November 28, 2013
Dear Beth,

We are so sorry to hear of Bennett's passing. Though we only met him a few times, we really enjoyed his company & could see how happy the two of you were together. No words can convey our deepest sympathies in the loss of your partner.
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Dear Beth,
I knew Bennett through his words of wisdom, which I am fortunate to have heard through you, my friend. My heart hurts for you and the unspeakable loss of your soul-mate, but I am also grateful that he still lives through you and so many others. Bennett is timeless, as is your love for him. Thank you for sharing that love with the rest of us, and I promise to always do my best to pay it forward so that it extends into perpetuity. But for now, I'll focus on paying it back to you.
All my love to you Beth,
amy yurko
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Dear Beth,
I was so sorry to hear about Bennett. My thoughts are with you Remember the wonderful times you had together.
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Dear Beth,
We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved life partner. Bennett's accomplishments reflect a life well lived and he will be remembered by all who benefited from his scholarship.
Judy and Allan Rosenblum
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Dear Beth and all the Reimer Family ~

I extend comfort and love at this very tough passage. Beth, it is no wonder that you and Bennett found each other. Even your names together have a charming ring to them. May his memory be eternal in the vast legacy he left.
Saturday, November 23, 2013
Dear Beth,Our thoughts for good memories and condolances on your loss. With loving best wishes, Edwin Jack and Nina Bell
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Like everyone, I am saddened to hear of Bennett's death. I read him as an graduate student, taught his work as a professor, and was glad to count him as a CIC colleague. He is the only person I have dined with who sent back 3 bottles of wine as unacceptable. He also influenced my teaching in more ways than I can count. A tall tree has fallen in the music education forest.
Thursday, November 21, 2013
Dear Beth and Dr. Reimer's Family,
I was so incredibly saddened to hear of Bennett's passing this week. It was such an inspiration to both my music education and career to have Bennett as one of my Professors at NU. He was influential to countless educators around the country. He will be sorely missed. You are all in my thoughts and prayers as you work through this difficult time!
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Beth, I am so very sorry to learn of Bennett's passing. It feels to me like I have lost my anchor in the world of music education. He was an inspiration to me for my whole career and opened many doors for me. -- Sam Reese
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Beth and Family of Dr. Reimer,

Sending you my sincerest condolences on your profound loss. We share in your grief and the celebration of Bennett's life. I am grateful to have had the privilege of studying with Dr. Reimer and am truly grateful for his positive influence on my teaching and thinking about music education.

With love and fond memories,
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Beth,

John & I are so sorry for your loss and that you have to go through this time of sorrow. Please know that we are thinking of you and praying for you and the many people that loved Bennett.

Bennett touched so many lives and so many people are grateful to him for his guidance & teaching.

Know that we love you, Glenda & John
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Beth,
We are so saddened by the loss of a dear friend and wonderful human being, Bennett. His dry wit and charm made him a delightful companion to all who knew him. Bennett's personal kindnesses over the years will also be remembered.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to you and his family at this difficult time.
Fondly,
Stephanie and Jeff
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Beth,
I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that I am thinking of you during this difficult time.
Sincerely,
Frances McTague
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dr. Reimer was one of the best professors I've ever had. His class at Northwestern was exquisite and he inspired me to plumb the depths of my soul to write the papers. He truly knew how to teach and inspire.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Beth,

I was honored to get to know Bennett on his journey at Kellogg. He was a bright spot in my work, and such a joy to be around. Much love and comfort to you during this time.

Sincerely,
Stephanie Horgan
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
I had the opportunity to meet Bennett several times in my career and was moved by his willingness to engage in conversation with anyone from student to fellow music education professional. His legacy will live on in many students who continue to study his ideas. A beautiful chord has been silenced with his passing.
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Dear Beth,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of Bennett.My Heart goes out to you on this very sad day.
Your Friend Always
Barbara Snagel
(Daves Italian Kitchen)
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
My most sincere sympathy goes out to Dr. Reimer's family. I was one of those who benefited so greatly from Dr. Reimer's scholarly expertise and academic guidance while a graduate student at Northwestern University. I count that as perhaps the most transforming experience of my life. I maintain a deep appreciation and sense of gratitude for Dr. Reimer and for those who shared him with the rest of us. May God grant you comfort in the days ahead.
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
Dear Beth and Family of Dr. Reimer--

Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss. Words fail. He will be missed so very much.

With respect, love, and gratitude.
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