[meteorite-list] [IMCA List] Dave Gheesling

From: Graham Ensor <graham.ensor_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Nov 2020 08:10:32 +0000
Message-ID: <CAJkn+kaGnjYJ0ajD3i4zqCXNXQh9d3S6BQOkR96HvESzOiheXw_at_mail.gmail.com>

Hi Sean,

I just can't express what a shock this is. I cannot imagine what has
happened. Dave was such a wonderful, welcoming, warm hearted friend.
Thoughts are with family and you all out there.

Graham and Manda

On Thu, Nov 12, 2020 at 5:57 AM Sean T. Murray via IMCA <imca at mail.imca.co>

> Folks,
> It?s with a heavy heart that I write to the meteorite community this
> evening.
> Dave Gheesling passed away yesterday (11/11), and we?re all trying to
> process the sudden loss. He was my best friend. I don?t have the words to
> express how much he meant to me, how much he influenced my life, and how
> blessed I was to have known the man.
> Dave?s love of family & friends, his positivity, his generosity and his
> enthusiasm for life are the example he has left for us all. Dave has been
> an important part of our community, and his contributions will live on as
> his legacy for many decades to come.
> I apologize for the abruptness of an email communication, but we were only
> able to contact a few people this evening, given the hour. Please, if you
> need anything, contact me directly so that we can give Dave?s family the
> time they need to prepare for the service. I will post more details as
> they are available.
> Yours,
> Sean Murray
> 678-367-7095 (cell)
> --------------------------------------
> ?Our respective fates here on planet Earth are all inevitable. Sooner or
> later - and whether we like it or not - each of us will eventually assume
> room temperature. Seemingly against all odds, we are born, we experience a
> few decades on the big ball (if we're lucky), then we die. Our atoms are
> once again stirred back into the terrestrial soup, and that's about all she
> wrote.?
> -- Dave Gheesling, August 2009
> http://www.fallingrocks.com/FRarticle-082009.htm
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