The Sylvia In Memoriam thread

Discussion in 'In Memoriam' started by SimonV, Jun 3, 2003.

  1. tiggerlover

    tiggerlover <font color=33CC99>Still waiting for "the talk"<br

    Jan 29, 2000
    It is hard to believe that almost two years have passed. Sylvia definitely lives on in the hearts of so many, she really touched so many lives.
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  3. SideshowBob

    SideshowBob <font color=green>Oil Can aficionado<br><font colo

    Jan 30, 2001
    Just how much she is still thought of, and loved, years later. It is a special community that can do that, and this is one. Imagine 100's of people fondly recalling someone in your neighborhood, let alone city, two years after passing away... quite rare I would think, but not at all rare to think about on the DIS.

    I carry with me at work, three documents in my daytimer, to remind me of life's precious nature ... one is from a meeting planner whom I liked, who passed away, the second is a report by one of my employees who had to tell a family with young children that their father died while swimming in the Chicago triathalon, and the third is a very loving, wonderful note that I recieved from Sylvia on April 11, 2001.

    Peace be with you, my wonderful friend.
  4. pumba

    pumba DIS PUMBARIZER Moderator

    Dec 28, 1999
    she will always be a person that we all hold dear to our heart ......she was a great person
  5. *Flower*

    *Flower* Needs to Win the Lottery!!

    Jan 3, 2000
    Thank you Simon and Dan..........

    I remember my own vigil when Sylvia was sinking, and the sense of common loss when she passed on. Every time I see an Eeyore, I think of her.

    Rest well Sylvia......... and Stephanie......:(
  6. Maray

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

    Aug 19, 1999
    Dear Sylvia,
    Happy 2nd Anniversary in Heaven , Sweetie.
    You fought such a long and courageous battle.
    May you be at peace now.
    I think of you and Nick often,
    I hope he's doing well.

    My heart still feels the pain and unfairness of what you had to endure.
    You were such an Inspiration to so many.
    I remember vividly the day Dan e-mailed me with the very sad news of your passing.
    I really thought you would beat it and go on many more trips to WDW with Nick other than the one I helped you with.
    Tho, we never met, I knew you were a special Lady from your first post, and our e-mails.

    I'm smiling thru tears thinking of you, and knowing you are
    surely a special Angel now.

    Sending up Hugs,
    Thank you Simon for starting this thread.
    I knew the day was coming , as My sweet MIL passed on June 7th also 5yrs . ago.
  7. Dan Murphy

    Dan Murphy We are family.

    Apr 20, 2000
    Thank you, Simon, thank you much. Sylvia was/is very special. :(
  8. SimonV

    SimonV Proud to have called Bob Varley 'friend'

    Aug 18, 1999
    A day spent at an air show here in the UK, paying tribute to the air force heroes of WWII...and now a tribute to a heroine of the DIS, too............................Sylvia - gone but not forgotten......
  9. CourtasanSatine

    CourtasanSatine <font color=blue>I'm partial to the 4th seaters<br

    Nov 18, 2002
    I've been reading this and wish I had gotten to know Sylvia(I joined last November).The memories and pure love on this thread is a amazing thing
  10. nativetxn

    nativetxn <font color=teal>Moderator<br><font color=red>Hono Moderator

    Feb 15, 2000
    Thank you posting this Simon. I remember when Dan first posted about Sylvia's death, it was such a sad day.

    What a brave soul she was and a fiercely determined fighter. She loved that little boy so much.

    I still miss her :(

    Stephanie had such a magical spirit, always finding the positives in life despite being so ill. I miss Stephanie too :(


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