Friday, October 23, 2015

A Farewell To A Friend

An old friend of ours died yesterday.
His name was David Fry.
He grew up in the same town as Ron
and I met him in 1973 when I met Ron.
They were childhood friends.

As happens in life, we went our separate ways
but always heard from each other at Christmas.

David was a gentle, intelligent, and compassionate human being.

He will be missed by many.

Rest in Peace, David.


  1. I'm so sorry for the loss of your friend, Jim. May he rest in peace.

  2. So sorry for your loss. It's always a shock when a friend passes...

  3. A wonderful man, so many tributes on Facebook, sadly missed.

  4. RIP, David! I'm sorry that you and Ron have lost a special friend. I thought there was a Stephen Fry in my class when I was in Wolfville in grade eight, but perhaps my memory is failing. Maybe it was David, or maybe Stephen Fry was his brother. It really hits home when a peer dies! Hugs to you both!

    1. btw, I wanted to remark on a couple of your recent posts. Glad to know that you aren't moving to Sweden! I read about Justin Trudeau's win on Neko Random (Adam)'s blog ~ bring the midnight oil and trying to catch up on blogging. what else is new, Haha! I was going to say that the last bench I remember sitting on was with you and Ron and Sophie sharing scrumptious pizza in Hydrastone Park ~ and then I remember collapsing on one when I was chasing spindle whorls in Victoria. Love, love the Rankin Family ~ still feel sad when I remember John Rankin's death driving off a cliff in Cheticamp over a decade ago. And always, I love your beautiful photos, like those of the parasailers!
      Have a good one.

    2. Thanks so much, Louise! You may be thinking of the infamous American author, Stephen fry who was grilled by Oprah?
      David was a year behind you guys in Wolfville.
      You have got to be my most diligent follower!! Thanks so much, as I look forward to your input.

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    1. Thanks, Mitch. As I said we didn't see much of each other over the years but it brought back the times we did when we were 'kids'.

  6. Sorry to hear about your friend. Such news is always a jolt, isn't it.

    1. Sure is, Debra. Makes one stop and reconsider a few things.


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