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Dan Thompson passed away….

Forums General Melanoma Community Dan Thompson passed away….

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    BarbieGirl
    Participant

      Jackie, Dan's beloved wife, called a bit ago to let me know Dan passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 26th.  She had gone bike-riding with a friend, and when she returned home, she found Dan on the floor.  He apparently died from a heart attack.  She is devastated, as you can imagine.  Please keep Jackie, their daughter Danielle, and their two grandchildren, Emerson and Natalie in your heart and prayers.  Dan tried to come across as a bad-ass here, but in real life he was just a big ol' tenderhearted teddy bear.  He never got over losing his son, Nate, to melanoma.

      Jackie is trying to be strong, and relying on her faith in God to get her through Dan's passing.  She said she doesn't think she can take any more phone calls and having to explain things, and she asked me to share this news here.  If you'd like to send a card, her address is:

       

      Jackie Thompson

      46828 Woodfield Dr.

      Mattawan, Michigan  49071

       

      Memorials can be made, in Nate's name, to the MRF.

      Fly high, sweet DT.. I will love and miss you forever.

       

      ~Lisa~

       

       

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        Kim K
        Participant

          Thanks for the post, so sad to hear.  I wish the best for his wife and family.  I remember Dan in Asheville, he and Carole partied with everyone until they closed the bar down the next AM!  Someone asked what group we were from and when we said MPIP and what it stood for, they were shocked at all the fun we were having.  

          Aloha,

          Kim

          Kim K
          Participant

            Thanks for the post, so sad to hear.  I wish the best for his wife and family.  I remember Dan in Asheville, he and Carole partied with everyone until they closed the bar down the next AM!  Someone asked what group we were from and when we said MPIP and what it stood for, they were shocked at all the fun we were having.  

            Aloha,

            Kim

            Kim K
            Participant

              Thanks for the post, so sad to hear.  I wish the best for his wife and family.  I remember Dan in Asheville, he and Carole partied with everyone until they closed the bar down the next AM!  Someone asked what group we were from and when we said MPIP and what it stood for, they were shocked at all the fun we were having.  

              Aloha,

              Kim

              KyCyn
              Participant

                Oh BG – that is so sad. I cried when I read this.  Good ol' Dan.  Thank goodness when I think of him I can still find a smile ๐Ÿ™‚

                 

                thank tou you for posting this –

                cyn

                KyCyn
                Participant

                  Oh BG – that is so sad. I cried when I read this.  Good ol' Dan.  Thank goodness when I think of him I can still find a smile ๐Ÿ™‚

                   

                  thank tou you for posting this –

                  cyn

                  KyCyn
                  Participant

                    Oh BG – that is so sad. I cried when I read this.  Good ol' Dan.  Thank goodness when I think of him I can still find a smile ๐Ÿ™‚

                     

                    thank tou you for posting this –

                    cyn

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