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Old 10-30-2015, 03:19 PM
DeltaRomeo DeltaRomeo is offline
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Default Kathy, Rest in Peace

My wife's good friend Kathy succumbed to cancer today after a 22 year battle (she was 64). On November 10, 2014, I had the honor of giving her a flight in our family’s RV-6, the first and only time she ever took the controls of a plane. A 'bucket list' entry for both of us. She drove me around for an entire hour, getting the hang of it after a few minutes.
Earlier this month she attended a lunch gathering at Gary Platner's hangar, and we got to see her laugh a few times.
We've been kicked in the gut, and we miss our friend.
Please keep Kathy, her family and friends in your prayers.
Rest in Peace dear, dear Kathy.

Nov 10, 2014 somewhere over N.Texas...
Doug Reeves (your host)
  • Full time: since '07 (started it in '96).
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Old 10-30-2015, 03:24 PM
Paul K Paul K is offline
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Sorry for your loss, glad you were able to get her up.

Will keep all of you in my prayers.
Paul K
West Michigan

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Old 10-30-2015, 03:29 PM
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Rest in peace, Kathy.
Live on in peace, Reeves family.

Sid "Scroll" Mayeux, Col, USAF (ret)
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Old 10-30-2015, 04:52 PM
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My most sincere condolences... may the pain of loss be quickly replaced by fond memories such as the one you shared with us. Godspeed, Kathy...
Martin J Filiatrault
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Old 10-30-2015, 07:49 PM
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Blue skies and Tailwinds to Kathy...
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Old 10-31-2015, 05:45 AM
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Default No more pain

...Finally, the suffering is over.

Prayers for your family and hers.

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