I just got a call from Kansas City. My brother, Steve, known here as tr ig, passed away this afternoon from a heart attack. He will be missed greatly by all who knew him, including Jenny, his son Eli, and myself.

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Comment by Safe Bet's Amy on July 9, 2017 at 7:20pm

OMG, J...  no words.  So, so sorry for all of you.

Comment by koshersalaami on July 9, 2017 at 7:33pm

Holy Shit

God, I'm sorry

Comment by Johnny Robish on July 9, 2017 at 7:42pm

So very sorry my friend!

Comment by Ron Powell on July 9, 2017 at 7:45pm
Comment by marilyn sands on July 9, 2017 at 7:46pm

Can't believe it - so very sorry to hear this, nanatehay!  Peace & comfort to you.

Comment by Mike Shields on July 9, 2017 at 7:57pm

Very sorry to read of this.

Comment by Ron Powell on July 9, 2017 at 7:58pm

My last exchange with your brother:

Comment by tr ig on Friday

WORD GAMES!!

Comment by Ron Powell on Friday

@tr ig;  We spent the better part of our formative years on the brink of nuclear extinction while the world's nuclear powers played 'word games' .

Back then the 'word games' were known as the 'cold war'.

http://oursalon.ning.com/profiles/blogs/yes-terry-the-media-is-play...

You have my condolences.

He will be missed.




Comment by koshersalaami on July 9, 2017 at 7:58pm

Your brother has been central to this community for as long as I've known him online, which is probably about seven years. He was one of the most consistently sensible, grounded, and honest people I knew here. 

I don't know what to say that will give you any comfort. My vocabulary isn't up to that task. I'm not sure anyone's is. We'll write about him in terms of our own loss but yours is so much greater, and ours is major. 

Comment by L in the Southeast on July 9, 2017 at 8:00pm

I can't ... I just cannot take this in.  Nana, I'm so sorry.  I am stunned.  I loved Steve.  Jenny.  Eli.  Oh, no!

Comment by Jonathan Wolfman on July 9, 2017 at 8:02pm

Hell.

Best in a very tough time to his loved ones. 

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