From: Liz Lightfoot
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 09:06:59 -700 Subject: Condolences Jerry led a good long life. May you find peace in your memories of your time together. From a stranger, who feels for you at this time.
From: KenF@IADB.ORG Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 10:02:09 Subject: A Change of Life Listening to and seeing Jerry and the Grateful Dead with my friends are some of my fondiest and happiest moments. Jerry's passing reminds me that life is continually changing and that we most hold onto happy times and work towards others. I am thankful to him for all the good times Ken F.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 10:09:46 -0400 From: AMAM22@aol.com Subject: Jerry we love him dearly
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 08:27:35 -0700 From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Randy Goldner) Organization: Duke Communications International thanks for the memories, jerry. I fel like I owe my love of music to you, and your talent influenced how I perceived and enjoyed al other forms of music. The world won't be the same without you, but millions of people like myself are significantly richer from having been able to experience your muse. Rest in peace....Now I know when my time comes, the band in heaven will really be rocking. I'm sure you and Bill Graham have already found each other.
From: BASS@findsvp.com (Bass, Matthew) Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 10:21 EST For 30 years you were my inspiration. Uplifting my spirits and infusing me with the kind of energy which can not be described. You will be missed but not forgotten as your spirit and music will live forever. Few people attain immortality, you have Jerry. Goodbye Jerry Matt Bass
Sender: email@example.com (Glenn Forister) Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 09:42:40 -0500 Subject: The man called Jerry I never met the man called Jerry But deep inside I felt I knew him The music he so loved to play would bring me up whenever I was down It brought a tear to my eye when I heard the news, and realized how much this man called Jerry touched me and all who listened to his sweat songs The Lord layed rest to his soul but his music will live on forever Glenn Forister Naperville, IL
From: john wojno
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 09:45:32 -500 Subject: Jerry I just wanted to send my condolences to Jerry's family. Although I never met him, I felt that he has done much for me during my lifetime. Although I am saddened to see him go, I am thankful that, while he lived, he enriched the lives of many.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 09:34:37 -0700 From: Rosemary
Organization: University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Subject: Another Angel in the Heavens There are angels surrounding Jerry on his trip to the next world where he will make them as happy with his being as he did for all of us. My deepest sympathy to you, his family. If there can be some consolation in knowing that his memory will live on forever. Jerry Garcia was a good human being. May he rest in peace and love.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 10:01:35 -0700 From: Mark Speck
Subject: With Deepest Sympathy Organization: Vanderbilt University His music often soothed an aching heart and a troubled mind for many of us. His music and spirit will live on within us. Mark Speck, Commander US Navy Executive Officer Naval ROTC Unit Vanderbilt University
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 10:59:03 -0700 From: Graphics PC
Organization: Westat, Inc. Subject: So sorry I am so sorry. He will be deeply missed. God bless you all. Brian Henigin Rockville, MD
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 11:04:14 -0400 From: PKCHUM@aol.com Subject: Condolences My old DEAD buddies & I were all commiserating over the NET last night. We sadly realized that an era has passed, and a part of our childhoods (and adult lives) is now over. We'll all miss Jerry terribly. Uncompromising artistry is so rare in the rock music world today. It has just become much rarer. Peace & love. Paul Chumsky
From: David Hill
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 08:09:09 -700 Subject: goodbye jerry
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 10:10:19 CDT X-Personal_Name: Lance Encell From: Lance Encell@netserv.unmc.edu, 5102 Capitol Ave.#firstname.lastname@example.org, Omaha@netserv.unmc.edu, NE email@example.com Subject: best wishes
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 10:19:07 -0500 Personal_Name: Jim Ellars Subject: goodbye Goodbye Jerry - Welcome to forever
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 11:20:41 -0700 From: Full Name
Organization: FDEP-DWM Subject: (no subject) I am deeply saddened by the loss of one so rare. I pray for his wife and daughters and hope that time will heal their hurt. Let us continue to remember what the DEAD stood for and make sure the message lives on and on.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 16:32:31 0600 From: Netscape User
Subject: We love and miss you Jerry Hello. My name is Tim Hong. I've been a Deadhead since I went to my first show in 1989 at the Rosemont Horizon. Since then, I have not gone one day without feeling Jerry's and the Grateful Dead's influence as a major guiding light in my life. Jerry was like a painter on stage. Every time he performed, he created something new -- something beautiful -- something living. I have nothing but happy memmories of Jerry and I will surely miss his presence for the rest of my life. He was such a inspiration to me and I will forever be indebted to his contributions to us. Please accept my most humble and sincerest condolences to Jerry's family and everyone who was touched by his music. We will always love you and miss you, Jerry. God bless you. Peace, Timothy Hong XYGP76B@Prodigy.com
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 10:26:14 -0500 From: Shawn Burt
Subject: $0.02 Guys, Girls, Folks, I know you'll recieve a lot of messages, and the volume may say more than the words they contain, but I want to put it on record. I was uptight, and unhappy, and not contributing to anyone, which I justified by trying to do no harm. My best friend, a guy I love as much, and respect more, than my family, turned me on by just playing the music when I was around. I grew into it, then I met the heads, then I caught the bus. I learned the phrases, started to recognize the common symbols, and felt a part of a community that I felt I could grow in. I tried selling stuff, feeling out the ability to "do a tour". I was in Memphis, near the Mississippi river, and got so happy, I ended up giving away the comic books I brought to sell, and had a much better time. I'll miss the chance to watch things go boom like they did at the good shows, and I'll have to find new traditions, but I'm glad I saw what I saw, went where I went, and grew how I grew. Jerry helped me lighten up, remember to say "I love you" more often, and appreciate the journey as much as the destination. I hope you'll be happy again soon. --firstname.lastname@example.org --"Listen to the river sing sweet songs..." --GD-Brokedown Palace
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 11:28:16 -0700 From: Dan Jones
Organization: American Council for the Arts Subject: (no subject) Jerry's life was a celebration, and his generosity allowed us all to celebrate. The world is Grateful. . . Dan Jones, Cathi Hanauer, and Phoebe Rose Jones
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 11:29:12 -0400 From: email@example.com Subject: Farewell to our friend My deepest simpthy to all... Jerry has touched our lives for many years, have brought many of my friends together. We always smiled and had fun times whenever we traveled to see him play. He will be miseed by all of us who new his words and music. Most of all we are glad he took time in his life to share himself and his music, with his friends. We are his friends forever and shed a tear of sorrow. He will be deeply missed. He does not walk alone, we will be with him again someday. He will always be with us in our lives. A distant friend, Tom
X-Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 09:31:36 -0600 From: email@example.com (Tom Ribe) Subject: thank you, farewell I would always stand up with a feeling of reverence and respect when Jerry came into a room or a stadium. He was a man who accomplished transcendent things, a genius artist and a powerfully loving human being. He and the other members of the band have been in my thoughts daily for 25 years. I am deeply sad and I hope we can find a way to continue, appropriately as a family. My love to Bob, Phil, Micky, Bill, Ramrod. You are wonderful people and you make a very big difference in this world.
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 95 16:40:54 0500 From: Dean Esmay
Organization: Syndicomm, Inc. Subject: Condolences to Jerry's friends and family Probably millions of these are sent and no one will read this, nor will it mean much, but... I'll miss Jerry very badly. I grieve with you all. Dean Esmay
Date: Thu, 10 Aug 1995 16:40:39 +0100 X-Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org (Unverified) From: email@example.com Subject: condolences Im a an italian funs of grateful dead, i am 26 old years. Im a very afraid about dead of Garcia. Now i'm listenig Saint Steven, i love psicadelic age, i love 8 asbury period, i love grateful dead, i'm very afraid. The dead of Garcia is the end of an age. Is the end a free thinking. Excuse for my best english. Bye
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