Month: October 2009

Faye’s Eulogy

This is the eulogy I gave for my Mom, Faye Parkinson, at her memorial service on October 24, 2009. The BBC was founded, Johnny Weismuller broke the one minute 100 yard freestyle, Warren Harding introduced the first radio into the White House, construction began on the original Yankee Stadium, and the Eskimo Pie was patented …

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“Remember, O LORD, what has happened to us …. we have become orphans …” (Lamentations 5:1–3) Mom died today. I’m certainly grateful that her final struggle is done. Anyone who has cared for a parent with Alzheimer’s knows that you lose a little more of that special person with every visit. It is a great …

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