And here, my friends, is Sylvia

Discussion in 'In Memoriam' started by Dan Murphy, Jun 10, 2001.

  1. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy We are family.

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    <p><b>I asked Sylvia's SO, Dan, (good name, Dan) if he would send me some
    pictures of Sylvia so we could know her better.  Syl had sent me one many
    months ago, but I was unable to find it on my pc.  Sylvia is a very pretty
    woman whom I will dearly miss.  Here, my friends, is our departed friend,
    Sylvia.  Love ya, Syl.</b> </p>
    <p><b><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/sylvia/2a.jpg" width="650" height="400"></b></p>
    <p><b>This is a picture of Sylvia and Dan.  They were together for 4 1/2
    years, Sylvia was ill for 3 1/2.  According to Canadian law, they actually
    were common law married.  I have talked quite a few times over the months
    to Dan also, again first on ICQ, then on the phone in recent months.  He
    has been a stalwart rock of support to Sylvia all along.  He apologized for
    the shadow here on Syl.</b></p>
    <p><b><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/sylvia/2aa.jpg" width="590" height="487"></b></p>
    <p><b>This picture is of Sylvia, Nick, and Dan's DD, Emma.</b></p>
    <p><b><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/sylvia/2aaa.jpg" width="323" height="487"></b></p>
    <p><b>What a great picture of a great lady!!!!  This picture was taken
    about 6 months before Sylvia was diagnosed with breast cancer.  </b></p>
    <p><b>Sylvia loved the outdoors and animals.<img border="0" src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/family/kitty.gif" width="19" height="18">  She was especially fond of
    otters.</b></p>
    <p><b><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/sylvia/2bb.jpg" width="650" height="480"></b></p>
    <p><b>So tough to look at.<img border="0" src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/family/frown.gif" width="15" height="15"> 
    This one also was taken shortly before she was diagnosed.  </b></p>
    <p><b>What a great picture of Sylvia and little Nick.</b></p>
    <p><b><img src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/sylvia/2c.jpg" width="567" height="487"></b></p>
    <p><b>This picture is of Nick on the left, Dan's DD's, Emma, behind Nick and Ava,
    to his left, and Jamie, one of Sylvia's cousins. </b></p>
    <p><b>That ice cream sure looks good.<img border="0" src="http://www.wdwinfo.com/sites/family/icescream.gif" align="texttop" width="18" height="48">

    I hope to have a few more later in the week. Thanks, Dan, for sharing Sylvia with her DIS family. We will miss her dearly.</b></p>
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  3. DonnaS

    DonnaS Ratsrule & CathyCanada-- 2 who are greatly missed

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    Thank you so much for posting these Dan and thanks to Sylvia's Dan for sharing them.

    Sylvia looks so happy in all of these photos and that's how we should remember her, I think.

    Thanks again!
     
  4. cotye

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    Thank you for these wonderful pictures Dan. It's great to Sylvia at her prime. She really is a magnificent person. I know I'll continue to miss her greatly. :(
     
  5. bsnyder

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    To both Dans, thanks for sharing these beautiful pictures with us.

    I am at a loss for words right now....
     
  6. BobBrazeal

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    How kind of him to share these with us. Thank you for posting them Dan.
     
  7. Mary Jo

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    ::::sigh::::

    Thank you, Dan.
     
  8. dancergirl

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    Thanks for the great pics Dan. SHe will truley be missed!



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  9. Janet2k

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    Thank you for posting the photos of Sylvia. My heart bleeds for her family. God Bless them and Sylvia too.
     
  10. Maray

    Maray DIS Veteran (B.C. Survivor-17yrs.Now!)

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    My sincere sympathies to Sylvia's Dan and for being so kind to share these with us during what must be an extremely hard time for him.
    We are glad Sylvia's suffering is over,but so sad and angry that she had to go thru this at all.
    A special light in our lives has gone out.
    We will miss her dearly.

    And Thank you Dan Murphy,as always, friend.
    I like the blonde fishing picture best as that is what I expected her to look like.
    Having seen pictures of Nick in the past ,I figured he got his good looks from his Mom.
    Now I can picture her smiling.
    It helps ease the pain in my heart.

    Hugs, Marilyn
     
  11. KimRaye

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    Thank you, Dan. I've been "gone" in WDW for a week now but, Routeman Dan was the 1st to inform me of our loss and I'm really saddened by this, my 1st night home! :( I truly feel for her son and Her Dan and Dan's child as well! They will ALL miss her greatly, as will we!:(
     
  12. NHMickey

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    Thank you for sharing these Dan.... Both of you.
     
  13. THE RAT

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    Thank you Dan For the pictures. Looking at the picture put a tear in my eye I fell so sad for her family.:(
     
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    I knew she would be beautiful.

    Oh, this is so incredibly heartbreaking.
     
  15. amid chaos

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    Thanks Dan and Dan for sharing a bit of Sylvia with us.
     
  16. Boots

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    They are beautiful! Thanks to her SO for sharing them with us!
     
  17. betz

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    It is so hard to see those beautiful pictures and not feel the love betwen Sylvia and Nick.

    Such a beautiful lady. Dan her SO is to be honored for all his strength, love and support. Nick is so lucky to know him.

    We really have to work harder for cure and prevention - it just tears my heart out that this disease is taking so many mothers from their young families.
     
  18. RoutemanDan

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    <i>Thank you Dan and Dan for sharing these with us.It's nice to see Sylvia smiling.</i>
     
  19. gina2000

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    Thank you Dan, for sharing these pictures.

    The only question I have is <i>WHY does this have to happen?</i> Such a beautiful woman struck down in the prime of her life. Life is so unfair.
     
  20. Leota

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    Thank you, both Dans, it was really so nice to picture her smiling & happy. That is how I want to remember her.... What a beautiful woman, inside & out......she will be so missed......
     
  21. LucyStorm

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    Thank you both Dans.

    Sylvia looked as beautiful in person as she was in spirit. May we never forget the lessons she has taught us.

    Bonnie
     

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