There so much to say about our friend, Mario. I have had the privilege to know him and his beautiful family since I was a kid myself. I first knew him as the doc down the street that mom works with. Then it was Dr. Mario, moms friend that lives down the street. By the time I was a teenager, he was just Mario, my mom's friend that I babysit for every now and then with the two cute kids Brianna and Justin. For the past five years, I have been his colleague and finally MY friend, not just my moms. I always secretly loved it when he would tell everyone that he was lucky that I turned out to be a better nurse than a babysitter! He was so mad at me and upset that he didn't get to do my own surprise appy because he was out fishing. He said he would have dropped it all and came home, and you know I really believe he would have. He was that good of a friend. There is so much to miss about my favorite doctor... And he is my favorite... That I just can't put it all down. That man started and ended each day with a song and a smile that would change your life- even for just a day. Alicia, Brianna, and Justin- I'm so sorry for you loss. I hope you know he will alway be alive in the halls at Martin every time "apple bottom jeans" comes on or anything Bob Marley. We all miss you, Doctor Mario.