[Novalug] (OT) Death of a member
swanson.james at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 09:47:28 EDT 2007
On Wed, 2007-06-13 at 09:37 -0400, gregory pryzby wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 13, 2007 at 08:56:59AM -0400, Jim Swanson wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I posted this yesterday with the wrong account. A few weeks ago, my
> > good friend and fellow NOVALUGer, Ed Silverman, passed away from Stomach
> > Cancer. Due to his lack of insurance, he did not find out about his
> > cancer until it was too late. He was 49 years old. He used to post
> > here with questions and such. He was cremated, and his ashes were
> > distributed to close friends. Ed was a good guy, and he will be sorely
> > missed. Thank you.
> I am sorry to hear that. Did he have a family and if so, is there a
> fund to help them out (if needed)?
Eds' was estranged from his family. He got married after he found out
about his cancer to a former girlfriend. They did not have any
children. He had surrogate kids from his many friends. We took care of
him and his funeral expenses, so everything's financially set. Thanks.
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