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He remained focused on others

He remained focused on others

My Dad who died from colon cancer but who was a constant source of strength and love for his family and a course of humour and grace to all his wonderful caregivers – he was able to remain at home until his final few days and could […]

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The simplest things can ease the situation

The simplest things can ease the situation

My father-in-law passed away suddenly. The whole family was still reeling from the loss of another family member. We gathered at the funeral home – everyone was so distraught. The small children were so unsure and upset. I asked for some paper and pens and layed on […]

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I talk to your dad almost daily

I talk to your dad almost daily

Carter — my nephew who died this spring in Northern Saskatchawan. Seventeen years old. (There just are not the resources there to support grieving families) Carter — I talk to your Dad almost daily. He misses you so much. His pain is palpable. I promise you I will […]

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