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Richard C. Pickering 1939-2012

Richard C. Pickering

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December 06, 2013
Gitte, I too chose this seemingly random time to look at this page. Your entry helped me write my own.
love to you, tina
December 06, 2013
Even now so long after his passing tears well up in my eyes as I think of my good friend and mentor. Pickering was an inspiration all-ways. He was an amazing and profound storyteller, an artist of the "shaman" kind, though he would find something mocking to say about me using that word to describe him. My love for him and his friend and partner Rebecca Andrews, and their family is everlasting. We went on many adventures together, and there was alway a nourishing or humorous story at the end of our journey. I was like a moth to a flame when he told a story. Pickering always saw through the disingenuous, even more so after his brain injury. His unconditional acceptance of me and life was gift I will use the rest of my life.
November 02, 2013
I am not sure what prompted me today to find out about Pickering.I am not sure someone will look at this note. I am an instructor, and I tell my students that I took basic Design three times- not because I failed but because Pickering's stories challenged and inspired. He changed me and my life, and the seeds he planted bear fruit every day I teach when I try to bring the same personal care to my students that he gave to me. Thank you Pickering!
Gitte Maronde, Chicago
April 20, 2013
What brings me here to this place, having not seen Dick since 1969?
A fine spring day on Texada Island.
Why?
In 1968, Dick visited me and my young family, out in the country, near Franklin. It was a fine spring day.
I think of Dick every spring, with warmth and gratitude.
January 04, 2013
Everything is something to be contemplated in the world of Lawrence Hall & the UofO Art Dept in general. That was life growing up the son of Bob James. Everytime that I use the simple back scratcher that Pickering elegantly crafted, and graciously gave to me, I am thankful that there was someone who I encounterd there that would laugh in a contagious fashion at how simple it all could be if you allowed it. Thanks Pickering God Bless.

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