Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 12:14:46 -700 Subject: Live it up Bye guy. I'll miss you GG
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 15:17:15 -0700 From: firstname.lastname@example.org THE PIED PIPER MOVES ON, AFTER TOUCHING THE LIVES OF MILLIONS OF FANS AND SUPPORTERS. MOST OF US WOULD GLADLY HAVE TRADED PLACES WITH JERRY EVEN KNOWING THAT HIS LIFE WOULD BE SO SHORT. WE WILL FEEL THE LOSS FOREVER. SINCERELY, THE OWNERS AND STAFF OF WILD ORCHID ON SANIBEL ISLAND, FL.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 13:29:44 -0700 From: lgallegos@Lanl.GOV (Lou Gallegos) Subject: Te Siento Mucho It is with much sadness and regret that I send my condolences to the family/band members/etc. Jerry will be greatly missed by everyone. I have been a "Deadhead" for many, many years and was fortunate enough to see him live a couple of times. Although he is gone, his music will forever remain in our hearts. Rest in Peace, Jerry. Lou Gallegos Los Alamos, NM "My body rests but still I roam"
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 15:44:51 -0400 From: CMCameron@aol.com Subject: Counting Stars by Candlelight There's a new star in the sky of my mind. Thought therre may be a new hole in the soul of this terrestrial world...The heavens have a new bright and tie-died star. As a 30-something, I've not known a world without the Dead...Come to think of it I never will...we'll always hear Jerry and his kids. Its that oceanic feeling
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 12:52:06 -0700 From: Mike Jepson
See ya on the other side, peace!
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 19:56:39 0500 From: David Willard
Organization: Dept. of Art - University of Texas at Austin The end of an era on this existence...just the beginning for Jerry on the other side. We'll miss the master. David Willard
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 14:59:20 -0500 From: "email@example.com"
Our sympathies to Jerry's family and friends. He will live on in music and memories. Benjy, Brian, and Jon Evanston, IL
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 20:57:55 0600 From: Scott Keir
Organization: University of Texas Subject: What a long strange trip..... Thank you, Jerry, for all of the incredible guitar solos that took me away and brought me back. I always considered you the "tour guide" for my Grateful Dead concert journeys...and you were the best. Now it is your turn to be the "tourist" and someone will guide you to the far reaches of the universe .... as you have done for so many people in your lifetime.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 13:12:38 0000 From: Peter Goggin
Organization: Epicenter Subject: Live on in worlds There are times I'll never forget,,, there are places I'll never see again. Thanks to all. We love you.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 16:26:55 EDT From: AFFL76A@prodigy.com ( DEANNA COLE) Subject: Condolences So sad about Jerry leaving this world. The music and the "family" have impacted my life to such a great extent. Really shaped the person I have become. God bless Jerry and you all.
From: joe troxel
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 14:28:53 -700 Subject: it hurts me too i just wanted to express my deepest sympathies to jerry's family and friends. though he touched us all very deeply, he will be missed especially by those he shared both his professional and personal lives with. jerry, thanks for everything. let the words be yours, i'm done with mine. joe troxel.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 21:29:11 0700 From: Monty Flinsch
Organization: New Mexico Tech Hydrology A saddness has come, and will eventually pass. But what of all of the energy, seems it's now up to us to carry it on. For so long we relied on the boys to pick the venue, set the tone, and kick out the jams. It was all training for a day like this. Now we have the hardest job, to carry on the dream without Jerry. Was it all really just a rock n roll thing? I think not, it was a gathering of the tribes in preparation for the day when we claim our spiritual birthright of living in light on this planet. Now we can decide if it was all real or all a subcultural theatre. I claim it to be real, more today than any other. The world is watching us grieve, can we through this attention deliver our message of love and cooperation? I can't stop thinking about this book Indira and I just read, The Fifth Sacred Thing by Starhawk. The vision of the book is so close to the vision of the dead family, we are all related. Yet I am so tired of pretending to be a shaman, pretending that we live on a blessed planet, pretending that there really is something more here than meets the eye. Today and beyond I will not appologise for being a deadhead, I will claim my spirituality as real and live it fully. No more waiting for summer tour to be a shaman, now the future's here we are it and we are on our own. Have we been released from pretending and given the great opportunity to create from this 30 year playacting festival a true vision? YES YES YES I ache, yet there is hidden joy. I have cried more in the last day than in the last decade, yet as the tears fall each one opens my heart more and more. I am in love with everybody today, I feel so full. Love you David, thanks for the spirit. M
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 16:52:42 -0400 From: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Fare you well - Jerry I extend my deepest condolences to the Garcia family, The Grateful Dead, and all of the loyal Deadheads out there The world has lost a truly remarkable musician and human being. RIP Jerry
From: Laurel Carlson
Subject: Heartfelt sympathy to the families and band members... Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 14:02:00 PDT Judging from the amount of pain I'm feeling in my heart, I can only imagine you're all feeing it a thousand fold. I feel so very blessed to have shared in Jerry's life from my perspective in the audience; my love for him will never end. I'm sure you all feel blessed a thousand fold to have shared in his personal life. Words aren't enough. From the depths of my heart and soul, love and best wishes in the days and months to come in dealing with the sorrow of Jerry's death. --Laurel Carlson-- Palo Alto, CA
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 17:06:51 -0700 From: Lyndon Husen
Subject: Jerry Garcia On August 9,1995 while driving along Interstate 275 in Tampa, Fl. an announcement came over the radio that Jerry Garcia had died, at that moment in time a piece of me died, as I continued on to my destination I found that I was in a total fog and had no idea what was really happening-I have only had this feeling once before and that was when my Dad passed away. I grew up with the Grateful Dead, it was our time- and I would just like to say Thanks for the lifestyle and the Music Peace & Love to All
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 22:30:20 0500 From: Richard A Bednarz
He will be missed He will always be remembered Thank you Jerry Rich Bednarz
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 21:37:17 0700 From: Sharon Baylis
Subject: ...Sometimes we walk alone Sometimes we do walk alone - I pray that each of you keep well along this difficult journey. At a low point in my life, having suffered much abuse from my family as a child, I was giving up - I felt hopeless and suicidal. Then one day, I heard a song. This song was my song and was coaxed out of hiding with a little help from our dear Jerry. My life has changed now, and as an adult, I work with abused, hungry and emotionally needy young children in San Francisco. Together we sing and together we dance. Jerry has brought innumerable moments of joy into my life and, indirectly, the lives of these children. His faith in humanity will forever carry on through the positive influences he has had on so many people's lives. Peace and love to you. Sharon Baylis
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 14:43:04 -0700 Sender: email@example.com From: Leo Bynum
Subject: Jerry's passing The end of an era. We are all saddened with this news. Life will truely never be quite the same. Jerry touched us all. I share your grief. Peace be with you. Leo Bynum Altadena, California firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 17:33:13 EDT From: FWWJ56A@prodigy.com (MR ROBERT B MILLER) Subject: Jerry GoodBye I offer my heartfelt condolences to the family of the "Big Guy". I love his music so much. It has ment so much in my life. Peace & Love Frogman
From: My Real Name
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 14:48:34 -700 Subject: JERRY GARCIA SOOOOO SAD TO HEAR THE NEWS WE WILL MISS HIM LOTS!!!!
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 06:32:17 +0800 From: email@example.com (Edwin and Peggy) Subject: fare thee well A part of my life is gone forever and will remain with me forever
From: "GARY FREEMAN"
Organization: South Pole Station Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 23:03:05 +1300 Subject: He will live on in our hearts forever. My fiance and I are currently living and working at the South Pole and heard the heart breaking news across the miles yesterday. We were deeply sadened by the news. Jerry has had a major positive affect on both of our lives over the years, and will continue to live on in our hearts forever. We express our condolences to Jerry's direct family as well as the millions of fans that loved him dearly. Thanks Jerry for being such a beautiful human being and an inspiration to so many. You will be in our prayers. Sincerely, Gary & Martha South Pole Station
From: Howard Sapper
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 16:11:18 -700 Jerry was a vessel of light and inspiration for many. He was looked upon as the "Zaide" (grandfather) of the rock and roll scene, and gave a lost generation a sense of family and belonging. Our blessings of comfort and consulation go out to his family and his extended family. Any soul in need of consul or a hot bowl of chicken soup with all the trimmings at our open house "GRATEFUL YID SHABBOS TABLE",please call. Rabbi Yosef Langer, Director, Chabad House of San Francisco, Bill Graham Menorah Project (415) 362-6355
From: Howard Sapper
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 16:26:28 -700 Subject: from nina @ global pacific records Jerry was the leader of a rainbow colored orchestra that transended not only generations, but lives and levels of conciousness. My experiences at Dead shows over the years have been the best years of my life. I have met the kindest folk, made the best friends, and even know "angels" from the scene. When anthropologists study our micro-society some day, will they even scratch the surface of what it all means? Jerry was the "Elder", the chief of the clan. I pray for his spirit and soul, and know that the music he poured from his heart will immortalize him as the spirits of Janis, Jimi and Jim. It doesn't make me any less sad, and I speak for a sub-clan in Northern California in saying that our lives will never be the same without the chief. We are all touched by his light. I hope he and Bill will continue to shine their light on us. My prayers and best wishes to the band, his immediate family, and the largest extended non-blood family a man could ever have. You are so sadly missed!!!
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