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Kevin from Atlanta / marine warrier

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    lhaley
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    I just received an e-mail today frm Amy that Kevin passed away Oct. 17th at 12:45 am.  He had been able to go back to Virginia to see some family and friends and then the cancer took over.

    I just received an e-mail today frm Amy that Kevin passed away Oct. 17th at 12:45 am.  He had been able to go back to Virginia to see some family and friends and then the cancer took over.

     
     

    Mr. Kevin McIlvane, age 48 of Mableton, died Sunday, October 17, 2010 at his residence. He is survived by his wife, Amy McIlvane; son, Sean McIlvane; brothers, Michael McIlvane, Harry McIlvane, James McIlvane, Charles McIlvane; sister, Annie McIlvane. Military Committal Service will be held Friday 2 pm at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, GA. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to the Melanoma Research Foundation. Send your donation to: Melanoma Research Foundation, 1411 K Street, NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20005.

     

    Read more: The Marietta Daily Journal – MCILVANE Kevin

    Many of us on the board got to meet Kevin in Chapel Hill.  Although the disease already had a grip on him he was able to get us all laughing and to give us hope.  He fought so hard, trying all kinds of drugs and combinations to win his battle.  His biggest concern was his son.  My heart goes out to this family.

    Kevin helped many on this board. A true warrier.  A toast to you my friend.

    Linda

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      Lori C
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      I am so sorry to see this disease prematurely end the life of another wonderful person.   Prayers to his family and those who loved him.

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      Lori C
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      I am so sorry to see this disease prematurely end the life of another wonderful person.   Prayers to his family and those who loved him.

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      ValinMtl
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      I'm so saddened to hear this.  I have been thinking of Kevin and wondering how he was doing. My deepest sympathies are sent to his wife Amy, son Sean and family. He fought so hard.  Val xx

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      ValinMtl
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      I'm so saddened to hear this.  I have been thinking of Kevin and wondering how he was doing. My deepest sympathies are sent to his wife Amy, son Sean and family. He fought so hard.  Val xx

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      Jackie W
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      I was wondering about Kevin as he hasn't been posting on the board for a while.  I'm so sorry to hear this.  My deepest condolences to his family.

       

      Jackie W

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      Jackie W
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      I was wondering about Kevin as he hasn't been posting on the board for a while.  I'm so sorry to hear this.  My deepest condolences to his family.

       

      Jackie W

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      joy_
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      I am so sad to read this.  Praying for his family…

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      joy_
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      I am so sad to read this.  Praying for his family…

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      KellieSue
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      I'm saddened to hear of another loss to this horrid disease. My thoughts go to his family.

      I'm just so damn sick of it. People should not be dying of cancer in 2010! We need more treatments that help more people.

      I'm sorry for the vent. I'm just so sad and pissed to keep hearing of these wonderful people being taken so prematurely due to this horrible beast.

      Kellie, Stage IV

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      KellieSue
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      I'm saddened to hear of another loss to this horrid disease. My thoughts go to his family.

      I'm just so damn sick of it. People should not be dying of cancer in 2010! We need more treatments that help more people.

      I'm sorry for the vent. I'm just so sad and pissed to keep hearing of these wonderful people being taken so prematurely due to this horrible beast.

      Kellie, Stage IV

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      LizzM
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      So sad to read this about Kevin. My condolences to his family. This disease is so brutal!

       

      ~~Liz

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      LizzM
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      So sad to read this about Kevin. My condolences to his family. This disease is so brutal!

       

      ~~Liz

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      Good by friend.  Until we meet on the other side.

      Jerry

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      Good by friend.  Until we meet on the other side.

      Jerry

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      Jim in Denver
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      My thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin's family, and especially for his wife and son.

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      Jim in Denver
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      My thoughts and prayers go out to Kevin's family, and especially for his wife and son.

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      Linda/Kentucky
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      I am so very sorry to hear about Kevin.  My heart is breaking for all these brave warriors who have lost their battle lately.   I was afraid he had regressed because I had posted a few times on the board asking about him.  I pray for his family at this difficult time that they may find peace with his passing. 

       

      Linda/Kentucky

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      Linda/Kentucky
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      I am so very sorry to hear about Kevin.  My heart is breaking for all these brave warriors who have lost their battle lately.   I was afraid he had regressed because I had posted a few times on the board asking about him.  I pray for his family at this difficult time that they may find peace with his passing. 

       

      Linda/Kentucky

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      Sharyn
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      Thank you, Linda, for posting this. It is so difficult to lose another wonderful soul to this disease. My thoughts and parayers go out to Amy, Sean and his entire family. I wish them all comfort and peace as they try to navigate through this difficult time.

      Warm Comforting hugs

      Sharyn

      Stage IV 

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      Sharyn
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      Thank you, Linda, for posting this. It is so difficult to lose another wonderful soul to this disease. My thoughts and parayers go out to Amy, Sean and his entire family. I wish them all comfort and peace as they try to navigate through this difficult time.

      Warm Comforting hugs

      Sharyn

      Stage IV 

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      King
      Participant

      My sincere sympathy to his family and friends.  Very sad indeed.

       

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      King
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      My sincere sympathy to his family and friends.  Very sad indeed.

       

      Stay Strong
      King

      Stage IV 7/05 Liver mets

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      DebbieH
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      I am so sorry to hear this.  I know how worried he was about his son, he often spoke of him in chat.  I will miss him on this board and in the chat room.  What a shocking disease this is, it was just recently that he gave us all new nicknames in chat and we were all laughing with him and talking about his scooter. 

      Rest in pease Kevin.  My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family and all who loved him.

      Deb

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      DebbieH
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      I am so sorry to hear this.  I know how worried he was about his son, he often spoke of him in chat.  I will miss him on this board and in the chat room.  What a shocking disease this is, it was just recently that he gave us all new nicknames in chat and we were all laughing with him and talking about his scooter. 

      Rest in pease Kevin.  My thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family and all who loved him.

      Deb

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      Roxanne
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      I'm so sorry to learn of Kevin's passing.  A good guy fighting to be here for his family- always upbeat whenever we would encounter him in chat- he had a good sense humor and very friendly.  Horrible news-my heart breaks for his family.

      Roxanne

       

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      Roxanne
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      I'm so sorry to learn of Kevin's passing.  A good guy fighting to be here for his family- always upbeat whenever we would encounter him in chat- he had a good sense humor and very friendly.  Horrible news-my heart breaks for his family.

      Roxanne

       

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      Amy Busby
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      I am absolutely heartsick.  I had such a nice time meeting Kevin in Chapel Hill.  He was one of my only mel. buddies with leptomeningial mets, like me.  I had an email from him not too long ago & he seemed to be kind of treading water.  I hate that he suddenly took a turn for the worst.   My heart goes out to his wife and son.  He loved them so much, and fought so hard to stay with them

      My world is a much sadder and emptier place today.  But I am glad Kevin is at peace and pain free, finally free of the Beast that took him.  Rest in peace Kevin.

      Love,

      Amy

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      Amy Busby
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      I am absolutely heartsick.  I had such a nice time meeting Kevin in Chapel Hill.  He was one of my only mel. buddies with leptomeningial mets, like me.  I had an email from him not too long ago & he seemed to be kind of treading water.  I hate that he suddenly took a turn for the worst.   My heart goes out to his wife and son.  He loved them so much, and fought so hard to stay with them

      My world is a much sadder and emptier place today.  But I am glad Kevin is at peace and pain free, finally free of the Beast that took him.  Rest in peace Kevin.

      Love,

      Amy

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      jag
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      Man I hate this disease.

      prayers for your wife and son.

      God Bless you Kevin.

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      jag
      Participant

      Man I hate this disease.

      prayers for your wife and son.

      God Bless you Kevin.

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      bill58
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      I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Kevin.  Another Warrior gets his wings.  May he help to provide strength and  to the rest of us fighting this horrible disease.

      My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this difficult time.

      Bill

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      bill58
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      I am deeply saddened to hear of the loss of Kevin.  Another Warrior gets his wings.  May he help to provide strength and  to the rest of us fighting this horrible disease.

      My thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this difficult time.

      Bill

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      Jim M.
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      I'm sad to hear this. My condolences to his family and loved ones. I pray for God's guidance, strength and His peace during this time.

       Jim M.

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      Jim M.
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      I'm sad to hear this. My condolences to his family and loved ones. I pray for God's guidance, strength and His peace during this time.

       Jim M.

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      JerryfromFauq
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      I am extremely saddened to hear this news.  Kevin was a man worthy of the title of being a US Mariine.  He fought melanoma valiantly to the end.  Amy, I am so sorry that yu and his family have to suffer this agony.  The only favorable thng that can be said is that Kevin is n longer in Pain,  My prayers and cares g out to you.

      Jerry

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      JerryfromFauq
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      I am extremely saddened to hear this news.  Kevin was a man worthy of the title of being a US Mariine.  He fought melanoma valiantly to the end.  Amy, I am so sorry that yu and his family have to suffer this agony.  The only favorable thng that can be said is that Kevin is n longer in Pain,  My prayers and cares g out to you.

      Jerry

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      JuleFL
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      My deepest sympathies and prayers for Kevin's family. 

      Jule

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      JuleFL
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      My deepest sympathies and prayers for Kevin's family. 

      Jule

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