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Old 03-04-2021, 05:36 PM
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Tom’s passing made me reflect on just how POWERFUL the written word is—especially here and not in one word “Tweets” or single emojis.

Although the vast majority of us never met or knew Tom personally, we established a bond with Tom that no doubt sustained him through the last years of his life. We bestowed humanity upon Tom with replies, comments and humor. Even when we didn’t agree, we were kind and understanding.
Perhaps it’s because SO MANY of us are from the same era as Tom, and we realize the power of the written word.

While most of us will never meet in person, let’s never forget the value of our little site here. Sure, we dispense information and advice, but we also comfort and boost each other up.

May we continue to give each other a venue to connect with REAL people. And may Tom find his “forever home”....
Well said.
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Old 03-04-2021, 05:43 PM
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Thank you for your eloquence, PGD-GRAD. I share your sentiments.

We've already been missing you, Tom.
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:23 PM
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Rest In Peace, Tom. Gooey buns forever!
Gooey buns and tater tots were the first thing that came to mind. Hope he rests in peace and is leading Lambda Chi in the sky.
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:33 PM
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In case anyone wanted to read his obituary,
https://www.tributearchive.com/obitu...-and-Crematory
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Old 03-04-2021, 06:51 PM
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In case anyone wanted to read his obituary,
https://www.tributearchive.com/obitu...-and-Crematory
He died only days before his 79th birthday.

Shall we posted tributes on that site? It might be a nice thing to do for his brother and LXA brothers.
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Old 03-04-2021, 07:43 PM
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This screenshot is from Tom’s Facebook page. It has instructions for how to view Tom’s memorial service online.
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Old 03-04-2021, 10:26 PM
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In case anyone wanted to read his obituary,
https://www.tributearchive.com/obitu...-and-Crematory
I didn't truly know Tom but somehow cried while reading this. The best thing any of us can do for others is pass on our love, ability, and wisdom, and even in his death, it seems that's what Tom wanted to do, especially to his Lambda Chi Alpha brothers.

Us Greeks have clearly lost one of the good ones.
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Old 03-04-2021, 10:39 PM
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RIP Tom! You will be missed
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Old 03-05-2021, 07:46 AM
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Rest In Peace, Tom. You were definitely a BIG part of what made GreekChat so much fun back in the day. You will be missed and remembered.
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This screenshot is from Tom’s Facebook page. It has instructions for how to view Tom’s memorial service online.
Thank you, navane! I will try to be there.

Maybe have some gooey buns ready for the post-memorial buffet!
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Old 03-05-2021, 12:34 PM
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That's a nice obituary. Lambda Chi Alpha couldn't have asked for a more devoted brother.
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Old 03-05-2021, 02:50 PM
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He didn't have internet access, so I printed that thread and mailed it to him.
That's a shame they didn't provide internet access there. I saw in the other thread that you were mailing the comments to him. Thanks for doing that. I'm sure Tom appreciated it. I did as well, gave us a chance to tell him we cared and, in a way, to say goodbye.
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Old 03-05-2021, 05:12 PM
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RIP Tom. Even though we never met in person, I will miss you! We had so many great conversations over the years and I will miss the laughs and the trash talking.
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Old 03-05-2021, 09:57 PM
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RIP Tom... I'll never forget how he asked to call me about my situation in Lambda Chi in 2001-2002ish and we ended up chatting on the phone for ah hour.

He is missed by many...
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