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April 21, 2014
I got to hear Mr. Bradbury speak while I was living in Columbus OH in the 90s, and he was brilliant and an inspiration. I grew up reading his books and commend them (all of them) to anyone who loves good writing.
February 28, 2014
As a young boy his books sparked my imagination and a longing for whats next in a future world of unexpected experiences. Ray Bradbury's legacy lives on in my dreams.
February 23, 2013
I wrote to Ray Bradbury when his wife of 50 years passed away,my condolences to him and now to whom but to "Ray" whom is probably related to me.Although I never met him and or his wife,that would have been a very memorable moment and just to shake their hands.To talk to Ray and family and the "Bradbury" family is "Huge" and as vast as Ray's incredible work.Incredible "Ray" and wherever he is now and from a distant relative in the "Galaxy"-R.I.P. and R.S.V.P. Ray Bradbury the Icon that Everyone Loved and wish beyond wishes could have met "The Man" To the BradburyFamily from a Canadian Bradbury-Please accept my Condolences from the Bradbury's in Canada and Thank-You Ray for everything we are ALL going to miss you and your heartfelt dedication to and from ALL of US,near and Far!
December 25, 2012
Looking back at a sad loss from this year. Ray Bradbury introduced me to science fantasy, but reminded me that the characters still has to be truly human, despite their fantastical works. Thank you for your imagination, and compassion. Sadly missed.
August 11, 2012
I was always told you where mi kin from poe bradbury mother told us all about you. Something wicked this way comes awesome you will be truly missed never forgotten cousin R.I.P.
July 03, 2012
Though I never met Mr. Bradbury, we are related. Mary Bradbury, accused during the Salem Witch trials, was an ancestor of mine as well. Mr. Bradbury was a true humanitarian as well as a visionary. We were lucky to have him for as long as we did.
July 02, 2012
"fahrenhiet 451"is the best novel I had ever read.thanks to Mrs.Breanne for introducing Mr.Brdbury to me.I loved his vision,his thought and spirit.
July 02, 2012
Ray Bradbury, I finished reading "FAHRENHEIT 451", yesterday. This book is the first book I have read in my life in English language. " FAHRENHEIT 451" is required for international student in the college to read. I really enjoyed reading the book. I opened page 159 in "FAHRENHEIT 451" and I read some of the book titles that you have written, I'm planning to buy them and read them.

Ray's family, I'm sorry for your loss. he was a great writer. With all my respect and appreciation.
June 30, 2012
June 17, 2012
I read Ray's "A STORY OF LOVE" and it brought tears to my eyes. My children read it and it brought tears to their eyes. Now we all once again have tears in our eyes.
June 16, 2012
Ray passes away and finally goes into space... The Dragon returns from its maiden flight...
One era ends and another begins...
June 15, 2012
June 14, 2012
Mr. Bradbury signed my copy of FAHRENHEIT 451 in 2005. I told him "I've enjoyed your works for decades."
June 14, 2012
I am utterly crushed by the death of my all time favorite writer, Ray Bradbury. The world has lost a great, great light.
June 13, 2012
To the BRADBURY family sorry for your loss may GOD give you his love, peace, and strength in this time of sorrow. May he R.I.P -|-
June 13, 2012
Ray was a "one off" we will not see his like again. Thanks Ray for being a friend and supporter for all these years.
June 12, 2012
June 12, 2012
"No one ever died that had a family." You said it best, Mr. Bradbury, and you can count everyone who was ever touched by your writing as part of your extended family. You will be missed, truly.
June 12, 2012
EVEN LATE IN THE DAY IT WAS COMFORTING TO THINK...

For Ray Bradbury in memorium (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)


Even late in the day it was comforting to think
You were still out there in California
Holed up in your toyshop basement
Writing another sheaf of them
Golden, amber, green or blue
Radiant royal blue or violet
Scarlet rarer than rare.

Oh send me down a dandelion wind
I don't want to think that this has ended.
Surely some mistake was made.


He died quietly last night his publisher said.
Why didn't we wake up and stop him?
Don't go Ray, we'd plead holding his
Lovely shadow back as if he were Peter Pan.
Don't go yet.
Tell us another story
Like children cranky before bedtime;
That's why it happened when we were asleep.
Besides, the angels have story-times, too.
They needed him longer.
I'm sure they brought him ice cream.
That did it. I'll bet it was cherry-vanilla…


Venus in transit was seen from Tahiti
The radio said linking it in the next breath to
Bradbury's gone.
(Is he on Venus? In Tahiti? I thought like
One of his stories unfolding…
Myself. By myself. Oh, gone…)


At 11:02 I was at home
Drinking coffee peaceful and dreamy
Halfway listening to radio news.


The author Ray Bradbury has died at 91
I heard at 11:03 a.m., it's Wednesday, June 6th.
I couldn't believe it. D-Day for all the writers now
Left still on earth and the dear readers too.
Why couldn't we hear the trumpets?
Oh I would like to break off my sprig of lilac
For you like Whitman for Lincoln
But I am only I and can't stop crying
And I don't want to say goodbye.


How will the Summer survive?
Having lost the one who loved her most sincerely.
If only we had those magical tennis shoes to follow
You where you are now…
But we must wait like you, for Appointed Times…
Or stories…for the wings of clouded poems
To arrive, oh are you listening?
Did you arrive yet. Why are the skies so grey.


Here is my sprig of lilac anyway.
Is that you passing by?
Did you come back for your files?
The ones you kept for years bursting open at the seams and
perpetually sprung-open with ideas
For stories to come.


For the stories to come…
We are bereaved.
Green trees in the rain touch over the antique streets
Green trees in the rain can't stop weeping


And Venus in transit stops for a moment, overcome-
And the simple stars – sing-


mary angela douglas 6 june 2012 8:03 p.m.



For Ray Bradbury in memorium (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012)


Even late in the day it was comforting to think
You were still out there in California
Holed up in your toyshop basement
Writing another sheaf of them
Golden, amber, green or blue
Radiant royal blue or violet
Scarlet rarer than rare.

Oh send me down a dandelion wind
I don't want to think that this has ended.
Surely some mistake was made.


He died quietly last night his publisher said.
Why didn't we wake up and stop him?
Don't go Ray, we'd plead holding his
Lovely shadow back as if he were Peter Pan.
Don't go yet.
Tell us another story
Like children cranky before bedtime;
That's why it happened when we were asleep.
Besides, the angels have story-times, too.
They needed him longer.
I'm sure they brought him ice cream.
That did it. I'll bet it was cherry-vanilla…


Venus in transit was seen from Tahiti
The radio said linking it in the next breath to
Bradbury's gone.
(Is he on Venus? In Tahiti? I thought like
One of his stories unfolding…
Myself. By myself. Oh, gone…)


At 11:02 I was at home
Drinking coffee peaceful and dreamy
Halfway listening to radio news.


The author Ray Bradbury has died at 91
I heard at 11:03 a.m., it's Wednesday, June 6th.
I couldn't believe it. D-Day for all the writers now
Left still on earth and the dear readers too.
Why couldn't we hear the trumpets?
Oh I would like to break off my sprig of lilac
For you like Whitman for Lincoln
But I am only I and can't stop crying
And I don't want to say goodbye.


How will the Summer survive?
Having lost the one who loved her most sincerely.
If only we had those magical tennis shoes to follow
You where you are now…
But we must wait like you, for Appointed Times…
Or stories…for the wings of clouded poems
To arrive, oh are you listening?
Did you arrive yet. Why are the skies so grey.


Here is my sprig of lilac anyway.
Is that you passing by?
Did you come back for your files?
The ones you kept for years bursting open at the seams and
perpetually sprung-open with ideas
For stories to come.


For the stories to come…
We are bereaved.
Green trees in the rain touch over the antique streets
Green trees in the rain can't stop weeping


And Venus in transit stops for a moment, overcome-
And the simple stars – sing-


mary angela douglas 6 june 2012 8:03 p.m.
June 12, 2012
Like so many others, Mr. Bradbury was an inspiration, a consoler, a gentle writer who never failed to bring a bit of wisdom to my soul or a smile to my face. I will miss you. I sat and cried at my desk at the library where I work when I read the news. Ray Bradbury. Always first when I'm asked, "And, who is your favorite author?" Keep writing up there in the heavens. We want to hear your new stuff when we arrive!
June 11, 2012
Your message to the world was love what you do, and do what you love. And always sign LOVE!!! with an exclamation point!!!

I LOVE YOU!!!! LIVE FOREVER IN MY HEART!!!
June 11, 2012
June 11, 2012
So sorry to hear this. His writings provided years of enjoyment to me and my family. God Bless your family.
June 11, 2012
June 11, 2012
From a lifetime reader who liked SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES and DANDELION WINE best--for their unique style and feel. Mr.Bradbury was a truly gifted writer and his literary legacy is secure. When a reviewer of my first novel, THE BOOTLEGGER'S SECRET, said it had "a Ray Bradbury sort of feel to it", it was an incredibly morale-boosting compliment. My wife (who grew up in Waukegan) and I send our sincere condolences to his family.

Michael Springer, Gulf Shores, Alabama
June 11, 2012
I cannot even BEGIN to thank him enough for the greatest stories that ever sparked my imagination. Espcially in junior and senior high, I ravenously read his works over and over. I will miss those stories and I wish to send my condolences to his family. God Bless.
June 11, 2012
His brilliant, thought provoking stories will live on.
June 10, 2012
I never met Mr. Bradbury; but his writings so influenced my life. Thank you for your literary gift to this planet. My sincerest condolences to his family.
June 10, 2012
Loved your storys on tv.

rip Ray
June 10, 2012
He will be truly missed. The best thing he wrote in my opinion is "The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds". I will pray for comfort for his daughters in their time of grief. Anther GREAT writer has left this plane for another.
June 10, 2012
To the Bradbury Family:
Mr. Bradbury will be missed by all of us.He was a wonderful and creative writer. I have read many of his books in school and chose him to be my favorite writer. His memory will live on forever in his books and in our
hearts.
With sympathies,
Kevin Hall and Family
New Orleans, Louisiana
June 10, 2012
Dandelion Wine touched my life back in 1979, and has remained a favorite book of mine ever since. Thank you for your gift of story telling. You will be missed. Jesse Harrison, Farmington, NM
June 10, 2012
Thank you for being one of the greatest creative minds of my times. Thoughts and prayers goes out to the family. RIP Ray!
June 10, 2012
"Ray Bradbury's heart and mind was filled with wonderful stories, thank you for sharing them with us." - Elsie Pawlikowski (Everett, WA)
June 10, 2012
you touched many lives,you will be missed.thankyou for all the fine works..love,respect,royce l showalter 3rd.
June 10, 2012
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
June 10, 2012
Ray Bradbury is one of my favorite authors. He changed lives. I am sorry for our loss.
June 10, 2012
The world can ill afford to lose the great role model that Ray Bradbury is. A sad day for all the world.
- Ken Atkins (San Antonio, Tx)
June 10, 2012
Thank you Ray Bradbury for all your creative stories,I will deeply miss your writing. As a writer you have been an inspiration and a teacher.
I have read Dandelion Wine every Spring
to start my warm weather life for the past 35 years. You will always be in my heart.
June 10, 2012
Mr. Bradbury was the greatest writer. My favorite episode was the one on Rod Serling's Twilite Zone where a group of badguys lowered oil prices to control an election. Neat story. Thank you Mr. Bradury. R.I.P.
June 10, 2012
June 10, 2012
To the family of RAY BRADBURY I send my heartfelt condolences in the death of their dear family member who s talents has mesmerized many. During these difficult times I hope you draw comfort from the GOD of comfort.ISAIAH 61,1,2.

sincerely
Ms Carruth
June 10, 2012
Ray Bradbury was my favorite author and therefore an inspiration. Had I ever had the chance to meet him, I would have embraced him. That would have been enough. May his soul fly to worlds unknown.
June 10, 2012
My deepest condolences to Mr. Bradbury's family. I grew up reading the works of this literary giant and great man. His words will live on forever. A heartfelt thanks to the Bradbury family for sharing Mr. Bradbury with the rest of the world...and the future.
June 10, 2012
I think of a young man, new father, travelling interstate to NYC with little money, typewriter and suitcase. Sweating over an outline for a publisher at 3 a.m., ready for later that day to become The Martian Chronicles. The facts about Ray Douglas Bradbury are simple and soon stated...He ran laughing. He sat easy. He was not a bully. He was kind...
He was vulnerable but out-spoken, a craftsman. He understood the little and large battlefields and sought to evoke the idyll against them. We are all standing like Douglas Spaulding; in a little grief. Farewell illustrated man.
June 09, 2012
Ray Bradbury...I grew up reading your wonderful novels. You contributed to the sci fi geek I am today. Thank you for The Martian Chronicles, Farenheit 451 and so many other amazing stories. You will be greatly missed.
June 09, 2012
June 09, 2012
So sorry to hear of Ray Bradbury passing. May Jehovah [God] be with you all at this time, through your prayer.
June 09, 2012
We wish to express our deepest sympathy to the Bradbury family for their loss. Mr. Bradbury will also be missed by my husband and I as well as many other people he never met- people whose lives he touched through his writings. My husband introduced me to the work of Ray Bradbury when we began dating in 1966.
June 09, 2012
Truely a great writer, rest in peace........
June 09, 2012
Rays imagination has given me many hours of mind-stretching exercise and enjoyment. I will miss him, as well those of us who loved his work.
My condolences to all of his family in this time of sorrow.
June 09, 2012
June 09, 2012
Ray Bradbury's books were my earliest memory of the science fiction genre. It opened a whole new world of reading for me and introduced me to my imagination. God bless his family and thank you Mr. Bradbury, wherever you are.
June 09, 2012
To the Bradbury Family,
My high school students and I have loved the Ray Bradbury stories that I have taught for years. We loved them because they held our imaginations but also gave a moral: Humans should take care of the planet, respect each other, be responsible, honor our individual freedoms, etc. I will continue to appreciated this writer and this man for giving literature a mixture of genres to enjoy while teaching us how to be better human beings.
June 09, 2012
My condolences to the Bradbury family. May you all find comfort in Gods word.(1cor.15:22).
June 09, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the family during your time of sorrow. Psalms 46:1 says: God is for us a refuge and strength during this difficult time and May God grant you the comfort to endure.
June 09, 2012
May God grant the family peace and strengthen them to cope with their loss. (Psalms 46:1)
June 08, 2012
Last night I dreamt that I got on the school bus as a child again...afraid of the big kids at the back of the bus. But there was Mr. Bradbury, in the very back seat, coaxing me to sit next to him, where I felt safe and comforted as he whispered fantastic stories in my ear and I drifted off to sleep. I will so miss those stories, Mr. Bradbury. Thanks for visiting me in my dreams.
June 08, 2012
Mr. Bradbury, you were such an incredible writer and inspiration! I'm so happy you enjoyed a long, accomplished life. Thank you for all that you shared with me, and all the writers who can only aspire to your talent! We are humbled and thankful for your contributions, which will follow us all through our lives. Rest in deep peace, Mr. Bradbury.
June 08, 2012
Mr. Bradbury, you were such an incredible writer and inspiration! I'm so happy you enjoyed a long, accomplished life. Thank you for all that you shared with me, and all the writers who can only aspire to your talent! We are humbled and thankful for your contributions, which will follow us all through our lives. Rest in deep peace, Mr. Bradbury.
June 08, 2012
What stories.....what an imagination....thanks for the fantacies...RIP
June 08, 2012
PLEASE ACCEPT MY DESPEST CONDOLELENCES, MAY THE LORD COMFORT YOUR FAMILEY.
June 08, 2012
Please accept our deepest condolences. May the GOD of all comfort, comfort your family in this time of grief. (Atlanta, GA.)
June 08, 2012
I began reading Mr. Bradbury's stories at age 11. I am now 59. Have all his books and have bought quite a few for my three sons and now grand daughter as I won't part with mine. To his family, may you find comfort in the fact that he will be missed and remembered by many the world over for eons to come. He knew what being truly human was all about. The simplest things he was able to put into words. All his stories had a great impact upon me. With my deepest sympathy at this time of such a great and profound loss.
June 08, 2012
In highschool I would get one of his books off the shelf, hide somewhere in the library and read. I am 57 now and always keep a copy of Dandelion Wine in my home. I have read it many times. I hope heaven is everything he hoped it would be.
June 08, 2012
He was a remarkable man and an even more remarkable writer. His books will carry his personality and wit to the future (where I'm sure he'll be looking on with keen interest). Am terribly sorry for your loss, and for ours.
June 08, 2012
I am so sorry. I loved his work!!! RIP Mr. Bradbury! A FAN
June 08, 2012
I read Dandelion Wine and often dreamed of running in Royal Crown Cream Sponge Para Litefoot Tennis Shoes. Thank you, Mr. Bradbury, for the worlds you opened to all of us who enjoyed your masterful stories.
June 08, 2012
You are now in the stars and a part of the Universe. We will miss you here on Earth.
June 08, 2012
The gift he gave me was reading. Any author any genre and I still read every day. That's a lot of books. There is nothing better than holding a book in your hands nose deep in the story. Our family will keep you in our prayers.
June 08, 2012
His writing was almost prophetic. Wish I
could write like he did.
June 08, 2012
He was an awesome writer and was an inspiration to many! May he rest in peace.
June 08, 2012
REST IN PEACE RAY. READ MANY OF YOU STORIES.
June 08, 2012
Hopefully someday a child will look upon their reflection on a pond on Mars and say "There is the Martian."
June 08, 2012
Mr. Bradbury's mind and imagination were a treasure and a great gift to the whole world. He inspired so many people in every walk of life. He is sorely missed.
June 08, 2012
Ny heart and prayers go out to his family, friends and fans. He and his gift will be sorely missed. To his family and fans we will always have his memories. Thank you God as most of them are in print!
June 08, 2012
I LOVED HIM AND EVERYTHING HE DID ,HE WAS GREAT AND WILL BE MISSED
June 08, 2012
To The Bradbury Family
With deep sympathy and a heavy heart ,I write these words for your family. I am so sorry for your loss. May you find peace in all the pleasant memories that you have, and may they comfort you, and bring you strength, in your time of grief. May you also find comfort with the thoughts below:
Sing, O heavens; and be joyful, O earth; and break forth into singing, O mountains: for the LORD hath comforted his people, and will have mercy upon his afflicted.
This verse found @ Isaiah 49:13 has comforted me, I hope that t comforts you as well.
With Deepest Sympathy
June 08, 2012
Thank you for feeding my imagination and desire to read.
June 08, 2012
I was fortunate enough to meet Mr. Bradbury when I was 12 about 40 yrs. ago. He was very nice and gracious and seemed genuinely pleased when I told him that his writing was the impetus for me reading for fun. He signed a copy of "Something Wicked This Way Comes" for me which I treasure to this day. Thank you for your vision, your insight, and your humanity, and a garland of Martian Fireflowers for bringing us to the Dark Carnival.
June 08, 2012
I read "Something Wicked This Way Comes" as a teenager and still have a copy on my bookshelf in Germany, where I now live. Such great imagination and it is most beautifully written. Thanks for the joy, the shivers of fear, the insight and social commentary!
June 08, 2012
To this day, I remember how I cried so hard, as a senior in high school, having just read "Something Wicked This Way Comes," when I realized the 2 boys were no longer the same age...mere minutes apart, as they had been before getting on that merry-go-round.
Thank you, Mr. Bradbury, for the vivid stories, and memories.
June 08, 2012
My condolences. I grew up reading Ray Bradbury. The Martian Chronicles fascinated me and I read everything he wrote.

Thanks for making my childhood more fantastical and inspired.
June 07, 2012
I will always remember the child who was enclosed in a locker as a school prank and missed the only opportunity to see the sun in his lifetime! Rest in peace. I look forward to meeting you in eternity. +
June 07, 2012
When I was in high school back in the late 70's we read "Childhood's End and "The Illustrated Man" for our science fiction writing class. We also discussed "Rocket Man" which influenced
Bernie Taupin's and Elton John's lyrics and music to the song of the same name. Thank you Ray Bradbury. "I think it's gone be a long long time". RIP....
June 07, 2012
Thank you. Not only for your work, but also for providing the inspiration to so many other pioneers of fiction and sci-fi. God Bless.
June 07, 2012
Thank you for sharing a part of your life with us.
June 07, 2012
rest in peace ray you made many people smile with your words
June 07, 2012
God Bless you. Rest in peace.
June 07, 2012
I will never forget the time he told me his inspiration for Fahrenheit 451 back in the mid 70's. I remember it every time I eat soda crackers in a diner.
June 07, 2012
A wonderful writer and storyteller, his stories will live forever. Or, at least until we start burning the books. I salute you my amazing fellow human!
June 07, 2012
DEAR FAMILY
I WAS SAD TO READ OF YOUR DAD'S AND GRAMPA'S PASSING. I ONCE SAW FARENHEIGHT IN HS WE HAD CINEMA CLASS AND WATCHED MOVIES. I WILL ALWAYS REMEMEMBER HOW WELL WRITTEN AND DONE WELL.
June 07, 2012
One of my favorite teachers was a big fan of rays she never got to meet him but she sent a book to him to get signed three months ago and she's hoping it's on it's way back if anyone knows if Mr. Bradbury signed books please contact me.
The email is nutellagirl13@yahoo.com
Thanks
June 07, 2012
Ray was my favorite visionary. His words were enlightening to my soul. I will miss his vision of life. Never forget the past, enjoy the present and wait for the future. Thank you Ray for all you gave us.You will be missed!!
June 07, 2012
I liked most of his stories.
I enjoyed the television adaptations, too.
June 07, 2012
I had the blessed opportunity to meet Ray Bradbury, invited by the Librarian at the Pasadena Public Library, to attend Mr. Bradbury's 90th Birthday Celebration last year. It was more than a Blessed event, and I feel really fortunate to have met this splendid human being, whose DANDELION WINE I still read with pleasure since it helps to guide me farther up the path on the "The Yellow Brick Road" toward becoming a better essayist and poet. He will be greatly missed but his Spirit
lives in all of us who continue to create words that sing in all that we attempt to create.
BON VOYAGE, dear friend and "mentor" -
may your journey "Over the Rainbow" be blissful
with happy people to greet you, upon your arrival. You will be sorely missed. Thank you for being our guide and friend. We'll miss you.
Warmest Wishes for a Happy Landing,
Patricia D'Alessandro
essayist/poet/artist
Desert Hot Springs, CA
June 07, 2012
Visionary, humanist, poet of life's important moments. I never was a 'groupie' type. Neither was Mr. Bradbury. In the literary world if there was a person able to possess my life in devoted sovereignty, Bradbury would be king. He fired imagination, relished ideas of advancement yet championed human to life connectivity despite humankind's alluring toys and diversions helpful or destructive. Thanks for teaching the common elements shared between peoples and, showing our commonness is far from boring if we dare engage.
June 07, 2012
How do you say adios in Martian?
June 07, 2012
You exerted more influence on me than many people whom I actually know. Thank you for your imagination. The Illustrated Man, Fahrenheit 451, Asimov, Bradbury and Clarke ... Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.
Ruth Wesley
Denham Springs, Louisiana
June 07, 2012
Great author, loved his books, especially his original philosophy of life. He was unique in that he didn't follow the normal path of most literary giants.
June 07, 2012
I remember watching the TV Movie "The Illustrated Man" and it was awsome then and now still...
June 07, 2012
I read your books as a teen, at the times that I read them they were some of my best friends. They took me places that I never would have gone. His books really showed me how much fun it was to read, even though he has passed, his books will live on forever, for millions of readers in the future. Goodbye Ray Bradbury
June 07, 2012
A true master of words that painted pictures in your mind.One of the true brilliant writers of all time..You will be sorely missed
June 07, 2012
thankyoumuch for what you did for waukegan rip in peace my brother
June 07, 2012
June 07, 2012
Thank you Ray Bradbury for your wonderful contribution to the literary world. May you continue to tell your wonderful imaginative stories in heaven. R.I.P.
June 07, 2012
I've always been a huge fan- Mr. Bradbury inspired my love of creative writing. He will be missed.
June 07, 2012
Ray Bradbury's gift of insight continues to provide a window into society's present and not-too-distant future. His legacy will be his literature.
June 07, 2012
To the many, I MUST add my deep sadness at the passing of my favorite author! Loved Ray Bradbury since I was a kid in the 1940s...and read my first Bradbury story. Completely HOOKED on Ray for nearly 70 years! Loved him!!
NO ONE wrote the way Bradbury wrote!!!
June 07, 2012
A Sound of Thunder or All Summer in a Day were just two of the favorite stories I would teach my 8th graders every year. We started with Nathanial Hawthorne, moved through Poe and ended with Bradbury and the students loved it.

The eloquence of your words will live on. My deepest sympathies to your family and friends. And thank you for filling my mind with delightful readings.

Liz Copeland, Montgomery retired English teacher
June 07, 2012
a special thanks from the 5th grader whom you inspired to become a writer
June 07, 2012
Mr. Bradbury was loved by all of us. We miss him and will miss his wonderful books. He will live forever in his books and in our hearts. All my prayers to his family.
June 07, 2012
RIP
June 07, 2012
Such a man - such a visionary - such talent and dedication. His writings are some of my earliest, best and even most recent readings - He should live forever in our memories and in his legacy of books
. K. Bishop Barrett, Florida
June 07, 2012
Thank you, Mr. Bradbury.
"Nix the Doomsayers..."
June 07, 2012
"...by the pricking of my thumb, something wicked this way comes". I am a 68 year old man still shedding tears today for my favorite author. Somehow I thought he would be here forever. I just read The Playground on my kindle last week.
June 07, 2012
Please accept my condolences and may the God of all comfort strengthen the family during this time of sadness.
June 07, 2012
One of my favorite movies "Something Wicked This Way Comes" is a great insight into Life.

A wonderful contribution, Thank you.
June 07, 2012
You were and are one of the best. Thank you for all you inspired in me.
June 07, 2012
A father, grandfather, friend to many has moved on to a world outside our own, one that only "he" can view but deserving of its splendor, deserving of its splendor, just too soon. You will be missed by many. God Bless you Ray Bradbury.
June 07, 2012
My condolences to both family and friends, may you find comfort and peace.
June 07, 2012
rip
June 07, 2012
God Bless you All.
June 07, 2012
June 07, 2012
Mr. Bradbury,
Without even knowing it you have been the best friend I ever had. In my hour of grief you have comforted me with your wisdom and given me faith to carry on. This is yet another time of sadness but this I know - your books are with me. One may burn them all but the memory remains for ever.
Rest in peace.
June 07, 2012
I am sorry for this loss, my father Ray H Bradbury is a distant relative and shared many attributes of this great man, my thoughts are with you, Timothy Bradbury
June 07, 2012
R.I.P - Satu Henttonen (Finland)
June 07, 2012
Your stories and inspiration have been an important part of my life and always will be. Journey well Mr. Bradbury!
June 07, 2012
It was predicted that Ray Bradbury would live forever and so he does with the words he left for all of us. Among all the many diverse stories he wove, my favourite is "The Fruit at the Bottom of the Bowl". RIP Mr Bradbury and my sincere condolences to his family.
June 07, 2012
wherever you are now is where I want to be when I die.
June 07, 2012
Our condolences
rip Mr.RayBradBury'
Enjoy a new Spiritual life
to the other side of the Light
Rest well inside a serene silence
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June 07, 2012
My first book read for enjoyment as a young adult was "The Martian Chronicles", I loved that book. It was the beginning of my love of reading. Thank you so much for that. We have lost a great man!!
June 07, 2012
I cherished your stories as a boy, and continue to do so as an adult. Thank you, Mr. Bradbury, for sharing your gifted imagination with us over the years, and for reminding us to love ourselves and to love one another. I'm sure you're climbing up the Halloween Tree this instant. And as soon as you get to the top, you're going to jump off and build your wings on the way down.

"Here Lies Ray Bradbury Who Loved Life Completely." -Ray Bradbury, 2010
June 07, 2012
I loved his book that was made into a movie. "Something Wicked This Way Comes"....awesome imagination....I only wish he could have done more. Janet Downing, Monterey, CA.
June 07, 2012
To the the family of Ray Bradbury - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that he will be missed by many.
June 06, 2012
Mr. Bradbury, your works helped me be a better teacher. Your vision awed and inspired me. Your humanity gave me hope and a healthy sense of fearing apathy. Thank you for sharing your gifts.
June 06, 2012
I enjoyed his work and he will never be forgotten.
June 06, 2012
Rest in Peace Mr. Bradbury, you will never be forgotten so long as the written word exists to be read.
June 06, 2012
We enjoyed this mans work very much and appreciate the wonderfull moments of entertainment it brought to us. Blessings to the family of Mr.Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
thank you, mr. bradbury, for your insights which gave me permission to roam around in my own imagination. the chapters in the martian chronicles still delight and touch my heart. now you go and delight the universe. tell the others in our universe to come to earth and teach us peacefulness and a few of the secrets of the universe. fair winds and following seas, sir.
rose willliamson
wilson, nc
June 06, 2012
I met him at a World Con in '87 and he signed my copy of" Fahrenheit 451" then. Certainly,he was one of my favourite writers! I looked foward to reading each of his books.
June 06, 2012
Godspeed, Mr. Bradbury. May you tour through infinite space and time as you toured us with your marvelous books. May your family find comfort with treasured memories. Rest in Peace.
June 06, 2012
Rest In Peace Mr Bradbury. You were an AMAZING writer. Prayers to your friends and family
June 06, 2012
He´s a grandfather for me. Now a part of myself is dead.
June 06, 2012
RIP Great Uncle Ray Although I neve got to meet you Betty Bradbury in Havana Ark. Married Skeets your nephew Brad Told me all about you and loved your work. God Bless you....
June 06, 2012
Thank you, Mr. Bradbury, for writing the best books I've ever read.
June 06, 2012
I wept today when I heard the news that you had left us.But the tears were selfish.You are now within the magic you created .Eternal thanks for those worlds.
June 06, 2012
I teach Fahrenheit 451 every year, in fact, today was our final day of discussion. I love Ray. His words transformed my life. May his family find solace in his tremendous impact on our society, and may Ray rest in peace. I hope he is touring Mars right now.
June 06, 2012
You were a great writer. I read your Martin Chronicles because of a school project for my son. And then went to the local library to watch the film. It was magnificent. So sorry for your family's loss.
June 06, 2012
Douglas and Family.....I am saddened by the news of the passing of your Father. I remember him well. You and I went to School at Palms Junior High.

Your Friend,

Jack Wilner
June 06, 2012
I first read Farenheit 451 about 4 years ago. Wow! Very prophetic! His description of interactive TV rooms is very close to being fully true! With Wii, the disappearance of real unbias news reporting, and full wall size TV screens, we are almost there. A modern day Jules Verne.
June 06, 2012
fare thee well, mr. bradbury. a thousand thank yous for the countless trips you took me on through october country...
June 06, 2012
I was such a fan of Mr. Bradbury's works. A truly gifted writer! My thoughts and prayers are with the family.
June 06, 2012
I discovered Ray Bradbury when I was probably in elementary school, when I began reading some of my mom's books, some of which were by Ray Bradbury. I was hooked from the very beginning; he opened up a whole new world of reading to me. I have devoured as many of his books as I could over the years, reading many over and over again. What a great author and visionary. He will be missed. Thank you, Mr. Bradbury, for your imagination and vision; there never has been, nor will there ever be again, an author like you.
June 06, 2012
We are truly sorry for your lost. In your time of bereavement, know that God assures us that we will see our loved ones again. I'm sure that with the help of our loving Heavenly Father, your family, and friends you will be able to endure this trial. May your memories give you comfort.
June 06, 2012
Thank you so much for the wonderful love your stories and personage gave to me. I feel you forever in the gifts you left us. We can be complete and strong because of your steady hand. Thank you Ray. I love you!
June 06, 2012
I can't count the number of times I read Fahrenheit 451. It remains one of my favorite books to this day and I still have the book I bought years ago. RIP Mr. Bradbury and thank you for your stories.
June 06, 2012
I discovered Ray Bradbury in highschool; for years my favorite book was Dandelion Wine. I also loved R is for Rocket and S is for Space. I'm sorry for your loss and for my own.
June 06, 2012
I'd like to thank Mr. Bradbury for his novle The Martian Chronicles. I read that novel in elementary school and it opened up my eyes to the world I love today, sci/fi. Ray brought happiness into my life with his works. I will never forget that he inspired me to write my own sci/fi short stories. May he rest in peace with the many other geeks out there. Mr. Bradbury will be greatly missed among his followers. RIP Ray Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
Ray, Jack Benny and Otto Graham are probably the three most famous people from my hometown of Waukegan, Illinois. Ray has been back many times over the years and has done a lot for the city. I've very sad to see that he has passed but he lived a long and interesting life and now he's in a better place. My condolences to his family and friends.
June 06, 2012
Somewhere, on a world charted by Ray Bradbury for giving man a home for what is truly human in him, a golden masked figure looks up at the skies. While he does so, something in his eyes is twinkling, like the tiny blue gem in the star-studded night. And then his thoughts are writing letters into the pages of an empty book: "The land is still and spacious, the mountains stand like truths. The hills are soft to my touch - warm by day, like living flesh, ivory-cool in the nights. The sapphire roof of the skies is resting on beautiful solitude, like the shield of a god on the pillars of time. The old land seems asleep. But I shall never sleep. I'm roaming restlessly. I'm shapeless and invisible. I'm like a breeze of burning colors, October sun and autumn air and leaves of gold and fire, and my words will wing to unknown worlds that kill me with desire."
June 06, 2012
To the Bradbury Family,
I have loved Mr. Bradbury's work since I was young. I have two old and worn copies of R is for Rocket and S is for Space. Whenever I move, I always know its home when they get their rightful place on my bookshelf. Dandelion Wine is one of my all time favorite books (I know I can jump higher and run faster with new gym shoes among other things). The literary world has really lost a great one today, may his work continue to challenge and inspire for generations to come.
Regan M. Robertson
June 06, 2012
Thanks for your stories, Ray! Memories for generations to come.
June 06, 2012
Somewhere, on a world charted by Ray Bradbury for giving man a home for what is truly human in him, a golden masked figure looks up at the skies. While he does so, something in his eye is twinkling, like the tiny blue gem in the star-studded night. And then his thoughts are writing letters into the pages of an empty book: "The land is still and spacious, the mountains stand like truths. The hills are soft to my touch - warm by day, like living flesh, ivory-cool in the nights. The sapphire roof of the skies is resting on beautiful solitude, like the shield of a god on the pillars of time. The old land seems to sleep. But I shall never sleep. I'm roaming restlessly. Shapeless and invisible. I'm like a breeze of burning colors, October air and autumn sun and leaves of gold and fire, and my words will wing to unknown worlds that kill me with desire."
June 06, 2012
To the family of Ray Bradbury. I am sorry for the loss of your dear loved one. May the God of all comfort give you the strength to make if from one day to the next. (2Cor 1:2&3) God love and cares for you.
June 06, 2012
Another favorite author gone. RIP Ray Bradbury. I hope you are soaring among the stars where you belong!
June 06, 2012
Some of the fondest memories of my youth, in the 1960s, was lying in bed late at night and reading, more than once, The Martian Chronicles. Thanks for the memories, as they say.

ST
Van Buren, Missouri
June 06, 2012
May you be where you can enjoy summer and dandelion wine, or Halloween and the smell of burning leaves whenever you desire. Peace and my eternal thanks for the gifts you shared with all of us.
June 06, 2012
Dear Bradbury Family my condolences's to the Family of Ray Bradbury.he'll surely be missed very much.luv,Faith
June 06, 2012
A smile comes to my face every time I think of my son's assignment to read Fareinheit 451. I cherish memories such as these.
June 06, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Ray Bradbury's family. I am very sad to hear the news of this astonishing man that loved life so completley. I remeber an interview that I came across while doing an author research paper on Bradbury and in it he said that as a boy he would stare into mars and shout "Take me home!" You are home Ray, you are home.
June 06, 2012
With deepest sympathy to the Bradbury family during your time of grief...Psalm 46:1...God is for us a refuge and strength, A help that is readily to be found during difficult times...May God provide you with peace and comfort to endure the days ahead.
June 06, 2012
Thank you for a thousand journeys to yester-years, future times, hometowns and other worlds. What a wonderful guide you were. Prayers of comfort to your family.
June 06, 2012
What a profound loss. Mr. Bradbury was in a class of his own. Oh, the many wonderful novels and short stories too! Thank you Ray, and may you rest in peace. Condolences to his family, friends, and fans.
June 06, 2012
You will never truly die, sir. In each and every line of each and every literary work you have ever written, you shall be eternally survived. God bless your soul, sir, may you rest in peace.
June 06, 2012
"And when he died, I suddenly realized I wasn't crying for him but for all the things he did... The world was bankrupted of ten million fine actions the night he passed on." Here's to Ray, whose stories, plays, and essays touched us all.
June 06, 2012
I have and always will cherish your talent. I have enjoyed reading and collecting so many of your masterpieces. May your brilliant mind rest in peace.
June 06, 2012
My condolences to the Bradbury family. He and I shared the same birthday...36 years apart. I started reading him when I was 10 and continue to re-read the same stories now. He was so important in shaping my ethics. He will be missed by so many.
June 06, 2012
I was introduced to "The Golden Apples of the Sun" and "The Illustrated Man" when I was in high school, and I have been a life-long fan ever since. Thank you for your entertainment and inspiration. R.I.P.
June 06, 2012
My deepest sympathy to Mr. Bradbury's surviving family. Everything I know of magic and space, I learned from your father's works. Every cool, crisp October night I will remember him with gratitude and a little shiver as the winds scatter the autumn leaves.
June 06, 2012
Farewell Ray Bradbury, you wrote from a powerfully human perspective with an equally powerful creative imagination,a gift to us all in this age of malevolent contrivances.
June 06, 2012
Fly high into the Universe we will never forget you. When the Moon is full and the shooting stars are flowing, we will know Mr. Bradbury you are looking down on all of us. May the Universe hold you and guide you to the realms of love.
June 06, 2012
Thank you for the absolutely entertaining "reads".
June 06, 2012
I am saddened by Ray's passing. He was one of my favorite authors. I am teacher who has taught English for 39 years. His short stoires are the ones my students have consistently liked over the years. My sympathy to his family.
June 06, 2012
Hold on to all the happy and loving memories. May God continue to comfort and strengthen you through your Pain and sorrow. Psalms 146:5,6
June 06, 2012
The world of literature and ideas has sustained a great loss. Ray Bradbury was in some ways a writer ahead of his time. I still re-read his books regularly and always find some new insight. Condolences to his daughters and friends.
June 06, 2012
My deepest sympathies to the Ray Bradbury's family. Ray Bradbury was an exceptional talent, a true stylist. He lives forever in his stories. God bless.
June 06, 2012
THANK YOU Ray for expanding my mind and imagination as a teenager! You will forever be fondly remembered!
June 06, 2012
You are and always will be a genius , UNFORGETTABLE!!
June 06, 2012
Farewell to a geat legend. RIP you will be missed.
June 06, 2012
you will be missed, and i think we are closer to FAHRENHEIT 451 than ever, with the bigger tvs and all, and how much people would rather watch tv than talk to others, and the part of that book and movie that always affected me the most? when that woman died with her books, and you were right, do s tuff cuz you want to, not cuz you make money from it.im sure God will find you something to write about in heaven.......patrea a fan of your book and film Fahrenheit 451.
June 06, 2012
One of the Giants...Give me a quiet Saturday afternoon at the library and a The Martian Chronicles...Thank You Mr Bradbury and condolences to the family
June 06, 2012
I will truly miss the author whose work influenced me more than any other. A painter with words, he was a true master.
June 06, 2012
I was a teenager in the 1970's and was assigned the book Martians Chronicles as a English assignment. It changed my life! I later found that we also shared the apocalyptic fears of nuclear Holocaust. I discovered I was not alone and grew to understand so much more about people and imagine a world that is a better place Thank you Ray for all the years of wonder and imagination. You sir are a hero to so many. Travel on in Space on your new adventure!
June 06, 2012
My condolences to Mr. Bradbury's family. I loved his work -- I wrote my first college paper on his writing. I had a chance to meet him at Johns Hopkins U after a presentation. He was so kind and so generous with his time. He will never be surpassed as my favorite writer.
June 06, 2012
I took my son Jordan Almany to hear Mr. Bradbury read aloud from his book and also we were fortunate to be able to have a private moment speaking with him. We will always remember him because his stories will live on forever. REST IN PEACE
June 06, 2012
Thoroughly enjoyed reading "Fahrenheit 451" in high school English class. He was an extremely talented writer and his books were captivating. Sincere sympathy to his family.
June 06, 2012
My condolences to the family and friends of the great Ray Bradbury. He was a wonderful writer and an American treasure. I loved all his books and stories, especially "The Martian Chronicals" and "Something Wicked This Way Comes". I read all of his writings when I was young, but found time to re-read everything he wrote when I retired and enjoyed them all over again. I've also seen all the movies and tv shows which were adapted from his material and enjoyed them all. Mr. Bradbury will be greatly missed. We will not see the likes of his amazing talent and imagination again.
June 06, 2012
Sending deepest sympathy to the Bradbury family. May the Lord bless you and keep you.
June 06, 2012
Goodbye Mr. Bradbury. Thank you!
Alla
June 06, 2012
My condolences to Mr. Bradbury's family. He was a brilliant author. I was introduced to his works by one of my high school literature teachers. We read 'Farenheit 451' in class. After that I wanted to read everything Mr. Bradbury had written. My personal favorite is 'Something Wicked This Way Comes'. He leaves behind an incredible legacy and many adoring fans.
June 06, 2012
A genius and a true original. Ray Bradbury will be missed by everyone who loves beautifully written fiction and poetry.

David Blair
June 06, 2012
I remember reading The Martian Chronicles and Slaughterhouse 5 at the same time back in '77. That was my introduction to both Bradbury and Vonnegut. What a wonderful escape for a 17 yr old, stranded in Ottawa IL.
God Bless our authors--and our teachers!

Tom Olmstead
June 06, 2012
Mr. Bradbury and I met when I was able to interview him for the premire of the TV miniseries of the Martian Chronicles. He was a gracious person and I had always enjoyed is writing though the humorous ones I enjoy the most. We chatted about the possibility of being related as one of my great-great grandmothers was named Nancy Bradbury. Linda Laird, retired journalist from Kansas
June 06, 2012
My and my family's condolences to the Bradburys. Ray was one of those, who would build our life's philosophy, ethics and morale. Goodbye, dear "Guru". You will truly be miss by all.
June 06, 2012
My sincere expressions of sympathy to your family. May the peace of God be with you.

Sincerely,
June 06, 2012
G- d bless your soul, may you rise quickly to heaven
Wonderful father to Zelda Bradbury, love Pam Sacks
June 06, 2012
Ray was a very iconic Science Fiction writer and author. He will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this time.
June 06, 2012
Please, to the daughters, especially Zelda, my best friend in our childhood , your father was so loving to all of you, such a great dad! Hope you remember me, Pam Sacks ,
I would love to visit! I will stop by!
On FB ,Ely Bouganim , Encino, ca. you want to reach me
June 06, 2012
I discovered Ray's works in junior high school in the late 1950's and can go back today and read them again and enjoy them even more. It's the rare writer who holds up that well over time.
June 06, 2012
June 06, 2012
My condolences to the Bradbury family. Many thanks for the differences he made in my life & the lives of my students.
June 06, 2012
You were one of my favortie authors as a child and as an adult. You truly made my life richer and enlivened my imagination.
June 06, 2012
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June 06, 2012
See "Marguerite Bradbury: an Appreciation" by Sam Weller, about Bradbury's wife of 56 years who died in 2003. Touching and inspiring.
--Warren Liebesman (New York, NY)
June 06, 2012
I cannot think of a single story that Mr. Bradbury wrote that was not a favorite of mine! His well spun tales greatly enriched and enhanced my summer afternoons and autumn nights. May your journey to the spirit world be an easy trip, we will see you soon, and thank you for all the wonderful adventures. ~Raven Snow
June 06, 2012
Rest in Peace
June 06, 2012
I never met him, but I felt like I knew him like a best friend. My absolute favorite author. He will be sadly missed.
June 06, 2012
I am beyond sad. One of my favoritebooks is F451. My son just finished reading it and we had a long a very lively discussion about it. He will be greatly missed.
June 06, 2012
I can't believe that he's gone. But his works and influence will live forever! Farewell, old friend!
June 06, 2012
Thanks for all you have shared with me and the world. I'm smiling through my tears.
Moneta Kunz, Los Angeles, Ca
June 06, 2012
Am I imagining the scene on Michigan Avenue as a young man who stood in a long line to meet you at Borders (?) and sign books, you cheerfully signed my Autumn People copy, and you had a glass of red wine, I believe. All seems so magical, so distant, that meeting and also the years of happily ingesting your delightful words. Another person who is better for knowing your works, inspired and happier because of you, and just listening to a Terry Gross interview with you, I am glad that you found magical, inspirational people in your life also, like when you were sent by Time magazine to meet the astronauts at NASA. Thank you for lifting our imaginations. Fly high!
June 06, 2012
The world lost two wonderful writers this week, my Aunt Iva Bradbury, and a more distant relation, Ray Bradbury. May they both rest in peace.
June 06, 2012
S Is For Space, Golden Apples of the Sun, Dandelion Wine, The Martian Chronicles...these and so many others have brought countless hours of joy into my life. Thank you, Ray. You deserve a funeral pyre with the flames at precisely 451 degrees.
June 06, 2012
I do have a medicine for my melancholy this morning. I will reread "Dandelion Wine" and then move on to another. Thanks for all your words and thoughts, now forever frozen in your books, and a gift for future generations.
June 06, 2012
A favorite author for 50 years! He gave me many, many hours of pleasant fantasy and otherworld experiences. Totally creeped me out in "Farenheit 451." But my favorite was "Dandelion Wine," inside the mind of a young boy -- masterful! RIP, Mr. Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
Ray Bradbury actually wrote to one of my students to say that a point the student was making was correct and I--the teacher--was wrong. One of the high lights of my teaching career!
June 06, 2012
Another home town person has passed on. Have a safe trip, Ray.
J Heinson ( Waukegan, IL)
June 06, 2012
I will always cherish his works. Thank you for sharing them with us Mr. Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
We have lost a great talented man.
June 06, 2012
A prophetic visionary and a cultural icon. Sad day, but what a library he left for us!
June 06, 2012
Ray Bradbury, you were my inspiration all the years I taught hs classes. You will be greatly missed.
May you rest in eternal peace.
R. Bronson, Mason City, IA
June 06, 2012
The Family of Mr. Bradbury,

My deepest sympathy. Thanks to him for sharing his magnificent imagination with all of his readers.

May he rest in peace.
June 06, 2012
Thank you for sharing your wonderful gift with the rest of the world. You will be greatly missed. Rest in Peace.
June 06, 2012
Some of the first 'real' books I ever read were Bradbury short story collections (lovingly curated by my dad). Thank you Mr. Bradbury for inspiring legions of authors and readers. You will be missed.
June 06, 2012
Write on n peace 4ever!
June 06, 2012
Rest in peace Ray!
June 06, 2012
RIP my companion of many a late night.
June 06, 2012
Thank you for sharing such an amazing imagination with the world. Rest in peace, Mr. Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
One of the greats has left us. Travel well.
June 06, 2012
Ray Bradbury was one of the most gifted writers of the 20th century.
He gave the world so many fascinating books that were a distinct pleasure to read.
May he rest in peace
June 06, 2012
You saw the world with such a magical vision... My favorite author since I was a kid.Thank you for changing my world and coloring it with such wonderful stories! Rest well, and know that you touched so many people with your gifted writing.
June 06, 2012
A giant has passed away. He opened my mind and inspired my dreams. So long Ray, you will be missed.
June 06, 2012
The Martian Chronicles got me interested in reading when in I was in high school. Forever in your debt. God be with you.
June 06, 2012
I just heard a sound of thunder. Nothing is the same. Thank you, Ray.
June 06, 2012
This will be again rocket summer for me: I'll read again "The martian chronicles". You"ll be remembered when humanity lands in Mars. Hope someone reads then these revealing pages of yours.
June 06, 2012
Thank you Mr. Bradbury.
June 06, 2012
Good travels and goodbye to a lifelong friend whom I have never met - except on the pages.
June 06, 2012
RIP great cousin of mine!!
June 06, 2012
Met the famed science fiction scribe in my old hometown back when they dedicated a library in his honor. He was a tower of a man and soothsayer of a person.
June 06, 2012
I spent much of my time as a teenager growing up in Chicago reading everything written by Ray Bradbury that I could get my hands on. His books helped turn me on to reading. Even now at 60 I reread Bradbury novels and short stories. He was a part of my life and will remain so. He will live on through his writing.
June 06, 2012
I grew up with you. I learned how a piece of prose should be crafted and how to hook a reader.
You opend the door to Shakespeare ( beyond Hamlet quotes, well, you and Faulkner) because a teacher sent me to find out more about Something Wicked This Way Comes. You got me into sci-fi because you ( okay, you and Azimov) made it interesting and scarily plausible.

Good job . Rest well.
June 06, 2012
We will all miss you in the October Country.
June 06, 2012
Sorry for your loss. What a great long life and inspiration to all who live in Waukegan. God bless the family.
June 06, 2012
You inspired millions including myself. Thank you for all the great stories!
RIP
June 06, 2012
Well.......I met Ray Bradbury in a garage at the home of a teacher in Ventura, Ca......It was a charter meeting of the California State Poetry Society, I believe....nice man, congenial, encouraging, and, with hindsight, really, patient with our group of young poetry enthusiasts....It was one of life's true pleasures....
Mike McConnell
June 06, 2012
"By the prickling of my thumbs....something wicked this way comes."

Thank you for your stories and lessons they teach.
Blessed Be.
June 06, 2012
We have lost a great writer. I read all of Mr. Bradbury's books many times over. I was introduced and got hooked to his works by my 11th grade English teacher when he read "The Fog Horn" from the book Golden Apples from the Sun to us. My favorite book was The Illustrated Man and next The Martian Chronicles. RIP Mr. Bradbury. You left some great writings behind for us to enjoy.
June 06, 2012
Mr. Bradbury was the primary author who stoked the fires of my desire to read. An estimation of my reading suggests at least 3000 books before age 13, including everything Ray Bradbury wrote. (Ray, your books beat the daylights out of reading the phone book!)

Thank you sir, for igniting my imagination and showing me that entertainment through reading also grows our ability to vividly imagine what is possible, and to not just settle for the status quo.
June 06, 2012
Thank you for introducing me to a whole new genre' of books. You will be remembered forever.
June 06, 2012
Godspeed, Mr. Bradbury. May you find peace beyond the reach of wicked things. Your influence is a monument of creativity, and will inspire wonder, awe and terror in countless generations to come.
June 06, 2012
Reet! Reet! Feel the heat!
Rest in Peace Ray!
June 06, 2012
May the God of all comfort be with you at this time of grief, may all his memories stay close to your heart. Psalms 46:1 Joanna
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