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Rescue underway on Snowmass Mountain

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Re: Rescue underway on Snowmass Mountain

Postby mountainmanny » Thu Aug 11, 2011 6:06 pm

very true and so well put.

remember all the good and to count your rainbows, not your thunderstorms.
"The best climber....is the one having the most fun" ~ Alex Lowe
“Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Re: Rescue underway on Snowmass Mountain

Postby Erik2 » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:58 am

Mike, thanks for posting the link to Sean's obituary (full link for all who are interested: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/chronline/obituary.aspx?n=sean-allen-wylam&pid=153018986)

It is beautifully written, and truly captures the depth and fullness of Sean's life (I'm still amazed that he hiked 8 miles at age 4!). For those of us who never got a chance to meet him, it's easy to sense a kindred spirit gone far too soon.

The obituary closes with a touching and classy request from the family, so I thought I would post that here in case some don't get a chance to read the entire thing: "In lieu of flowers, remembrances/donations may be made to the Aspen Mountain Search and Rescue, 630 W. Main St. Aspen CO 81611."

My thoughts are with you and all of Sean's family and friends.

Erik

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Re: Rescue underway on Snowmass Mountain

Postby juliaf » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:14 pm

That was beautifully written. Science, engineering, languages, music, and cooking, just to name a few of his passions/skills/accomplishments! I'm touched by what I've read. It sounds like he was a truly brilliant, talented man with a wonderful spirit. I really wish I could have known him.
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Re: Rescue underway on Snowmass Mountain

Postby Johnson » Sat Aug 13, 2011 11:18 pm

juliaf wrote:That was beautifully written. Science, engineering, languages, music, and cooking, just to name a few of his passions/skills/accomplishments! I'm touched by what I've read. It sounds like he was a truly brilliant, talented man with a wonderful spirit. I really wish I could have known him.



Makes it all the more real. RIP.
In his hand are the depths of the earth; the heights of the mountains are his also. - Psalm 95:4

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