Tag Archives: Death

Word Cloud: ODYSSEY

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD Jane Kenyon (1947-1995) ¬†made a long journey in a short life, before she died from leukemia a month and a day before her 48th birthday. In the years¬†prior to her death, she published four volumes of … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Mary Beth Stanley, 1968 – 2016: “Think of Me”

Her name was Mary Beth Stanley. I am her father, and she was the older of my two daughters. Please remember her. No child was ever wanted more. I was reluctant to have another kid, because money was tight and … Continue reading

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One year ago tonight, a brave heart was stilled. The Brandi Nicole Stanley story.

This is a story that begins with the ending. I have been working on the Brandi Story for twenty-five years. I write a few pages, and then start over. I made up a kind of biographical essay that we gave … Continue reading

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In Memoriam: Brandi Nicole Stanley “Celtic Lassie” 1988 – 2015 “I will NOT go without a fight.”

Her name was Brandi Nicole Stanley. I am her father. Please remember her. Brandi lost her battle with cancer the evening of Memorial Day, last Monday. I was with her, holding her hand, as I had promised.

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