Mom, Carol and Rick,
My heart goes out to each of you and I pray for the Lord to give you strength and courage as your mourn the loss of your Mother. When I think of each of you, then of Rita and inevitably Harry I think how amazing they both were to have brought such wonderful children in this world as the three of you. Although each of you are very different I can easily see reflections of the best of both Rita and Harry in each of you.
I will miss her and will always remember how in searching for a way to describe me over the years she once referred to me as a very "capable" girl. It took me many years to realize that being "capable" was perhaps one of the best compliments that she could ever give to a girl like me, someone who has always doubted her own strength and abilities. I will endeavor to live up to and stay true to this description of me for the rest of my days.
Again, my heart goes out to you all and know that I will always remember her as I have always remembered Harry, and that is through each of you.
All my love, Colleen Key