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For the oldtimers who know Allen Carr…..

Forums General Melanoma Community For the oldtimers who know Allen Carr…..

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    BarbieGirl
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      I spoke with Allen just a bit ago, and found out his wife, Carol, passed away peacefully on April 14th.  A 'celebration' of her life was held today.  Even though Carol didn't have melanoma, I feel this needed to be posted on the main board.  Allen hung around here for many, many years sharing his knowledge, wisdom, encouragement, hope and grief with so many.  His family is there with him, and he said he's doing okay; just glad that Carol is now pain free in Heaven.  Carol and Allen would have celebrated their 4

      I spoke with Allen just a bit ago, and found out his wife, Carol, passed away peacefully on April 14th.  A 'celebration' of her life was held today.  Even though Carol didn't have melanoma, I feel this needed to be posted on the main board.  Allen hung around here for many, many years sharing his knowledge, wisdom, encouragement, hope and grief with so many.  His family is there with him, and he said he's doing okay; just glad that Carol is now pain free in Heaven.  Carol and Allen would have celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary this year;  and she spent many of those years by Allen's side, fighting this beast.  She encouraged him to do what he felt he needed to do, and go where he felt he needed to go, to fight his melanoma.  Allen hasn't posted much here since the bulletin board changed, and his computer crashed, so he lost all his contacts.  If you'd like to contact him, his email address is redneck_77 @ att.net (no spaces).

      I've met Allen–he even stayed overnight once in my barbie room! =)  I wanted to meet Carol sooo much, especially when I was in Ft. Lauderdale last summer, but things just didn't work out.  I chatted with her on the phone several times over the last few years.  My heart is breaking right now.  Please keep Allen and the family in your hearts, thoughts and prayers.

      I love you, Allen, and I'm so sorry.  There are no words, only tears……

      *Hugz* from my heart to yours,

      ~Lisa~

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        lhaley
        Participant

          I am so sorry to hear about Carol.  Caretakers are such an important part of our life.  Please let us know how Allen is doing.

          Linda

          lhaley
          Participant

            I am so sorry to hear about Carol.  Caretakers are such an important part of our life.  Please let us know how Allen is doing.

            Linda

            lhaley
            Participant

              I am so sorry to hear about Carol.  Caretakers are such an important part of our life.  Please let us know how Allen is doing.

              Linda

              King
              Participant

                Lisa,

                 

                Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                 

                Stay Strong
                King

                Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                King
                Participant

                  Lisa,

                   

                  Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                   

                  Stay Strong
                  King

                  Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                  King
                  Participant

                    Lisa,

                     

                    Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                     

                    Stay Strong
                    King

                    Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                    King
                    Participant

                      Lisa,

                       

                      Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                       

                      Stay Strong
                      King

                      Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                      King
                      Participant

                        Lisa,

                         

                        Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                         

                        Stay Strong
                        King

                        Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                        King
                        Participant

                          Lisa,

                           

                          Thank you so much for sharing this sad news with us.  I did meet Carol once at a mini get together in Orlando.  I met Allen a few times.  I am so sorry.  My thoughts and prayers are with Allen and his family at this time.  I hope some day Allen comes back to MPIP.  He did things his way but it seems to have worked for him.  Every time I hear someone mention Vitamin C IV, I can't help but think of Allen.

                           

                          Stay Strong
                          King

                          Stage IV  7/05  Liver mets

                          Swanee
                          Participant

                            Lisa.

                            You are so kind to give us this update, thank you so much.  Hopefully, Allen will hear from many supporters here and feel comfort as he finds his way.  Caregivers are so incredibly important in our journey and often times neglect themselves in order to provide the excellent care they give so freely, to us the patient.  I am constantly concerned with my (husband)caregiver and my worst fear is he would suffer far worse than me because of (his)  their sacrifices.  It is so important to make sure they are getting the proper counsel and support as well…….their big shoes to fill.

                            A special blessing to Carol, may the love and care she so generously gave to Allen come back to their family 10 fold and provide their family  with  healing, peace and comfort as they send their loved one on her next journey ……..

                            Blessings to the Carr family.

                             

                             

                            Swanee
                            Participant

                              Lisa.

                              You are so kind to give us this update, thank you so much.  Hopefully, Allen will hear from many supporters here and feel comfort as he finds his way.  Caregivers are so incredibly important in our journey and often times neglect themselves in order to provide the excellent care they give so freely, to us the patient.  I am constantly concerned with my (husband)caregiver and my worst fear is he would suffer far worse than me because of (his)  their sacrifices.  It is so important to make sure they are getting the proper counsel and support as well…….their big shoes to fill.

                              A special blessing to Carol, may the love and care she so generously gave to Allen come back to their family 10 fold and provide their family  with  healing, peace and comfort as they send their loved one on her next journey ……..

                              Blessings to the Carr family.

                               

                               

                              Swanee
                              Participant

                                Lisa.

                                You are so kind to give us this update, thank you so much.  Hopefully, Allen will hear from many supporters here and feel comfort as he finds his way.  Caregivers are so incredibly important in our journey and often times neglect themselves in order to provide the excellent care they give so freely, to us the patient.  I am constantly concerned with my (husband)caregiver and my worst fear is he would suffer far worse than me because of (his)  their sacrifices.  It is so important to make sure they are getting the proper counsel and support as well…….their big shoes to fill.

                                A special blessing to Carol, may the love and care she so generously gave to Allen come back to their family 10 fold and provide their family  with  healing, peace and comfort as they send their loved one on her next journey ……..

                                Blessings to the Carr family.

                                 

                                 

                                MaryD
                                Participant

                                  Lisa,

                                  Oh I'm so sorry to here that Allen lost his wife Carol – I can only imagine what a huge hole in his heart it leaves.   I have been wondering how he has been doing and hope too, that he can find his way back to the board.

                                  My sincere condolences and prayers go out to him and his family . . .

                                  Mary

                                  MaryD
                                  Participant

                                    Lisa,

                                    Oh I'm so sorry to here that Allen lost his wife Carol – I can only imagine what a huge hole in his heart it leaves.   I have been wondering how he has been doing and hope too, that he can find his way back to the board.

                                    My sincere condolences and prayers go out to him and his family . . .

                                    Mary

                                    MaryD
                                    Participant

                                      Lisa,

                                      Oh I'm so sorry to here that Allen lost his wife Carol – I can only imagine what a huge hole in his heart it leaves.   I have been wondering how he has been doing and hope too, that he can find his way back to the board.

                                      My sincere condolences and prayers go out to him and his family . . .

                                      Mary

                                      jag
                                      Participant

                                        Thank you for letting us know.  Blessed are the caregivers.  

                                        jag
                                        Participant

                                          Thank you for letting us know.  Blessed are the caregivers.  

                                          jag
                                          Participant

                                            Thank you for letting us know.  Blessed are the caregivers.  

                                            JerryfromFauq
                                            Participant

                                              Thanks for the update on Allen.  I do miss the good jokes he used to post on th Off-topic BB.  And yes, how can one think of Vitamin C, injections or not and not think of Allen.  Yes, Allen is o ne of us and this belongs on the main board.

                                              JerryfromFauq
                                              Participant

                                                Thanks for the update on Allen.  I do miss the good jokes he used to post on th Off-topic BB.  And yes, how can one think of Vitamin C, injections or not and not think of Allen.  Yes, Allen is o ne of us and this belongs on the main board.

                                                JerryfromFauq
                                                Participant

                                                  Thanks for the update on Allen.  I do miss the good jokes he used to post on th Off-topic BB.  And yes, how can one think of Vitamin C, injections or not and not think of Allen.  Yes, Allen is o ne of us and this belongs on the main board.

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