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July 18, 2014
On June 26, I had the wonderful opportunity to touch base with Jill. I am attaching part of the conversation we had via email and will post more about this past Bayview Daze next week.
“I know how much I miss Skip and can only image how you all feel. He left a big hole, however; he will forever be in our hearts and present in Bayview by all his good works. I took my granddaughter to “Skip's” park last weekend. I read the plaque to her and told her all about how he made this park for the community. His picture is still on my frig at the FH.” There is also a picture of Skip and Alex front and center on my desk at work that I look at many times a day. I also talk to him and if anyone would walk into my office at those times I am sure they would wonder who I was talking to and want to put me on meds since I work at a community mental health center. “What a legacy Skip has left for all of us to follow. He was a great role model. So many of his traditions are going strong, contributions to the food bank, collections for the fireworks and then there is that silly tacky apron that he always wore at the pancake breakfasts to cook sausage. Paul Stanton is now the “official sausage cooker”. Sue gave Paul Skip's apron and he broke down in tears. He is so honored and proud to wear it. Although, I don't think we will get him to wear support socks and Birkenstocks, AKA “Jesus Slippers”. Long story short, try not to stay away from Bayview. You will see so much of your dad throughout the community. As I am writing to you, my eyes fill with tears.”
Hugs to all,
July 13, 2014
Hey Dad...............I LOVE YOU! Jill
June 20, 2014
Skipper didn't tell everyone about the name of his boat PEACEFUL WARRIOR so I thought I would pass it on. "The Peaceful Warrior" is the title of a book by Dan Millman and there is a movie by the same name available. If this is something new to you - check it out. Oh, and don't forget, there will be a test.... Peace to all.
June 18, 2014
Skip to ma lou!!! July 4th Bayview Daze is just around the corner, and I am once again reminded of you, after walking down Hudson Bay Road to ask for donations for next years fireworks, you and I were both very excited as you counted up the loot from that one street alone and you said there was over $200.00 donated. I plan to continue your tradition and every year, we will try and top the previous year. There are so many memories that you helped create for our little Bayview, You are missed by so many and those new to our community have no idea what they missed!!!! Sincerely in the love of JESUS CHRIST, Vicky Richardson, the one and only 1st ever Queen of Bayview!!!!
June 17, 2014
Daddy, the other night I went to write you a lot emote and the book was posed so for me and all of your loved ones who feel a it of comfort I be able to come here and write what's in their hearts or share a memory here's another year to share those feelings. I miss you daddy I yearn for your smile , your encouragement and your wisdom. So much of these things are forever carved in my heart you have inspired my very existence and I am forever greatful. I love you daddy, jewels
May 23, 2014
Dearest Skip:
Sue posted a picture of one of your chairs from the Peaceful Warrior, which will stay on the lake for many years. Rob Brooke gave this picture to me and of course it brought me to instant tears - thinking of you. The Memorial Day Pancake Breakfast will go on as usual and I know many will be thinking of you. I think Dennis and Paul will be wearing your apron when cooking sausages, but of course they will not be wearing the socks and sandals. They do have limits :0)
This will be my last post and once again I would like to thank your family for keeping this book open for the past year. I feel it has helped many of us to heal and keep you close.
Jacquelin called last weekend wanting to come out to the lake as she was missing you so much. It didn't work out, but was glad she felt she could call. Jim, Alex and I will be here to take your family out on our boat whenever they feel the need to be close to you and where we laid you to rest.
Love and Hugs ALWAYS!
May 21, 2014
Yesterday I gave birth to our beautiful baby girl. I've had you in mind since then knowing that you were here in spirit with me. I wish she could have known you, but I will make sure she knows all about you! I miss you every day. I love you and you will always be beautiful!
May 20, 2014
Julie, Jennie, Joanna,and Jill, I just want to thank you for sharing your dad with me. I love you all and I will keep you in my prayers. I talk with him every morning as I look up at the Mtn. He has that special place in my heart.
May 15, 2014
From FACEBOOK...The best kind of people are the ones that come into your life, and make you see the sun where you once saw clouds. The people that believe in you so much, you start to believe in yourself.The people that love you, simply for being you. The once in a lifetime kind of person........This is what Skip was to me...the once in a lifetime...I thank God when I remember him...He was such a gentle soul....Nan
May 14, 2014
Hubbie, Babe, I miss you so much, this past year. When the phone rings thinking its you and looking for your letters, it hasn't been easy, but look to the mountain where I had left your ashes and know that you are still with me in my heart, you have been my soulmate, my friend, my Hubbie you have touch my family. Thank you for sharing your family with me. You will always have a special place in my life and heart. My prayers are with you always. I love you and thank you for sharing your dad with me.

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