Jerry Garcia

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Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 15:57:13 -0600
From: Ian M Ellison 
Organization: Allied Access, Inc.

Good bye Jerry.... we love you...


Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 14:29:10 -0700
From: Blake.A.Wood@
Subject: My most sincere condolances

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 17:59:11 -0700
From: Jeff Corey 
Organization: A friend

    The Seed        

    the four-fingered Hand has sewn
    the seeds have grown
    to become one 
    To share all that is,
    and all that might have been
    they are happy to be and reach to the sky in rejoice
    they bloom their flowers so that many can see 
    their celebration
    the seasons pass, summer peaks
    golden grass, the river weeps
    And all the while, tears are cried
    they fall to Earth, the dream has died
    And in their fall, a seed awaits
    to come anew in its watering wake
    to once again, bloom together
    to reach the sky, to love each other
    For in the arms of Heavens Gate
    the Hand that touched our lives will wait
    And watch with love, all his children
    'til the day we all come home.

    by Jeff Corey

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 17:59:04 -0700

Thanks for the sounds, the fun, and the people.  Keep on,  Keep on

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 18:56:09 -0400


Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 16:55:07 MDT
From: (Emery Hill)
Subject: a loss 

As Jerry wrote, "we will survive," but the world will be a grayer place  
without his guiding light. Our condolences to his immediate family and  
to the millions of "Jerry's kids" everywhere.

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 19:27:40 0000
From: Paul Kane 

I think of what someone once said of Emerson, that he was "the friend 
and aider of those who would live in the spirit."  It's hard to lose 
friends like that.  I'm sorry for us all.  God speed.

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 19:26:15 -0400
Subject: Jerry's passing

It is sad to know that that we will never see him again. Like a leader
in the world, he is gone and can never be replaced. He will be sorely
missed, and never forgotten.  it is incredible the power he had.

He was more than a cultural phenomena.  He was such a big part of
these times that it was like he was a messenger from heaven trying
to show the way to a better world.

The outpouring of affection is witness to the love there is for him
between millions of people who are connected because of his
humanity and skills.

God love you, Jerry Garcia.  Till we meet again!   

From: dhammond@nature.Berkeley.EDU
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 15:45:03 -700
Subject: there are no words, but maybe a song?

you are probably getting thousands of these, i just wanted to
say thanks for filling my life with the love, music and friendship,
in peace, sara

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 16:57:02 -0700
From: (Fred Fisher)
Subject: Thank you Jerry

The sixties died today, I guess I can finally go home and tell my wife 
I'm finally an adult.  For a man who had so many "highs", he certianly 
gave them to so many more.  "Gone are the Days" that we can look forward 
to a set of shows that will clear our "mental cobwebs" and give us a 
much needed dose of a different reality.

Whether a fan was still part of the Counter Culture or part of the 
mainstream of society, we all shared that much needed breeze of fresh air 
generated by the finest melody lead guitar ever played.  Many Deadheads 
are not throw backs to a lost era, many are working professionals that needed 
that timeout that only Jerry and the boys could provide. Gone now is the 
semi-annual vacation I so looked forward to, gone now is my semi-annual 
reunion with the largest extended family I have.  Gone now is a space and 
time that only could occur with a spatial trip provided by a searing solo 
guitar sporting a dancing hula girl.

We tired to make a differnece in the sixities and maybe we did.  
Certianly The Grateful Dead did, by proving that success can occur outside 
the mainstream of a music industry fraught with over produced and thrown 
together bands, purchased songs, and performers where musicians once 

If I have to be an adult now, it's sad to think it will be in a world 
without a man who gave me and others so much. It's even sadder to realize 
that we'll never again be in a place where all 16000 perple are smiling

To quote another fallen friend (Bill Graham), "it's not that they're the 
best at what they do, they're just the only ones doing it."

Frederick J. Fisher
CEO, The Fisher Associates

From: MWCC Operator 
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 20:38:43 -400
Subject: Wish you all Well

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 18:16:56 -0700
From: Ileana Blade 
Subject: there are no words ... 

dear Bobby, Phil, Mickey, Bill, Vince and Deborah:

i feel so sad ... yet at the same time so grateful for what Jerry
gave us, and then again so sad ...
i am so sorry none of us will ever get to see again his sunny face,
hear his very sweet voice, feel his warmth presence, enjoy
the happiness he created ... 
it is such a waste, such an undescribable loss. 

Jerry is in the light now, but our darkness has grown a little larger.

I feel so sad for you too. My heart feels for you.

         with much sorrow and love


Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 19:35:58 -0700
From: Cesar Moreno 
Subject: In Memorian

I am not exactly a fan of Grateful Dead, but knew the virtuosism
of Jerry Garcia, I saw him in 1989 in LA playing side by side with
Carlos Santana, Ruben Blades, and  Tito Puente.  I was really
surprised of his versatility.  Since then i started to listen his music.

Long Live Jerry Garcia!

Cesar Moreno.........a peruvian in USA

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 10:59:58 0000
From: MIKE <72610,>

I just can't even think straight now. All I now is the world is a 
lonlier place without that man. He was just a phenominal human being. My 
condolences to all the Grateful Dead family

RIP Jerry. You are deeply missed and loved.

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 20:12:33 -0700

As one who was touched so deeply by his words and music and deeds,
through what I only now realize were the best and most important years of my life,
Jerry's passing has left me feeling so alone,
yet so tightly connected with all of you who feel his loss as I do.
He will live on in each of us, whose lives he touched so beautifully.

I just want to pass along my deepest sympathies to those who miss him the most...
to his family and friends and everyone who knew him well.
My love goes out to you tonight, and always.

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 1995 23:34:54 -0400
X-Personal_Name: Gaetan Iavicoli
From: giav@CAM.ORG
Subject: Condolences

To Jerry's family,friends,to the Dead and all Deadheads everywhere my
sincere sorrow for the lost but never shall his music,his voice and
his words be forgotten.
Hendrix,Joplin,Lennon, now Jerry. They must have one hell of a concert up
there....but we got them first!
Again our thoughts are with you all.

From: Scott Phillips 
Date: Sun, 06 Aug 95 22:35:13 -700
Subject: Jerry

If a man's life is measured in how much
joy, happiness, and contentment he creates
for others then Jerry was without equal.

I feel blessed to have been touched by
the magic this man created.

Nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile...

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 22:50:17
Subject: jerry garcia

Jerry has been in my thoughts and dreams for a long time now.
The band helped me get by,with his memory I will survive.
WE WILL GET BY. I Love you, Jerry, you'll be missed...

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 1995 00:21:33 -0400
X-Personal_Name: tom hollowell
Subject: mailto:ghake@inetdirect.netjerry

He was good, helped us all to feel....

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 95 14:16:00 -0700
From: David Greene 
Subject: Life

I heard the Dead on three occasions in England in 1972. I have never 
forgotten the heights that I reached listening to them in concert. I will 
remember for as long as I am the icy steel guitar cutting through and 
tickling my neurones. The band was inspirational.

To lose Jerry is a loss to all. May we all live with the memory of Jerry 
and the values that were intrinsic to his being and beyond.

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 1995 00:25:29 -0400
Subject: Jerry

I loved him, his music, and how he made me feel. There is a feeling that is
so unique that I will never forget- and never experience again. You know:
when the boys hit the stage- and the lights are still out- but the crowd
knows. It spreads. Its electric- it made the hairs on the back of my neck
dance. It was anticipation, it was great to see you again, it was wondering
what tonight would be like. It was magic.

Jerry did things on the guitar that I never heard anyone do. His music did
something to me. I will miss him. I will always carry him and that feeling he
gave me.

My deepest feelings to those around him and all he touched.

Goodbye Jerry.

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 21:40:24 -0700
From: John Mares 
Organization: The Loop

I'm really distraght that he is gone.  He was everything to me.
I think I understand why Kurt  Cobain checked out...The Horror,
the horror.  I've got a Mossberg 590 to my head.  I love you 
Jerry.  Bang.

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 1995 00:28:16 -0500
Personal_Name: Kevin Larsen

I would like to extend my sincere condolences to Jerry's family
and friend.  Even though I am only fourteen years of age, Jerry
brought such happiness to my life in the short time that I
listened to him.  On July 9th, 1995 I was able to see my first
ever Grateful Dead show (thanks to GDTS).  I brought along my
father, and we both had a wonderful experience.  I am lucky that
I was there to see Jerry preform that night, for his singing and
playing truly touched my father and I.  By the way he sang
"So Many Roads", I know that he is in peace now up above us.
He will forever stay alive, in my heart, and in the hearts of
all the thousands of his fans, friends, and family.
Thank you Jerry, wherever you are now.


Kevin Larsen

Date: Fri, 11 Aug 95 21:01:14 -0700

I offer my sincerest condolences to all of Jerry's family,
friends, and band partners.   Although my experience with
the Grateful Dead has been virtually none, I have come to 
understand what an impact this man's ideals had on the
thousands of his loyal fans.  I regret his loss and the fact
that I was not more involved.  Be strong and always know
that he is in a much higher place where pain is nowhere
to be seen.  Thank You....

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 1995 00:01:37 EDT

It's sad to see the passing of not just an icon but a symbol
of hope, of a lifestyle-- of so much promise. Life in general
has taken on a much harder edge in the past 20 or so years
and we need to be reminded of what is and was the essence of the 
human spirit--I am afraid that a significant
part of that essence has left us this week.  Let all of us
strive to keep Jerry's spark alive in us --for as long as we
can make a difference than Jerry Garcia will live in our
hearts, in our minds and in our souls.  We must never
let his contributions be diminished but we must go on-- at
least we have Jerry's model of what the world could be
and still can be.
Howard Rubin

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 95 02:49:59 -0700
From: Ranney Munro 
Subject: JG

My heart aches with yours.R.

Ranney Munro

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 95 04:20:24 -0700
From: Dann Clark 
Organization: United States International University
Subject: Some thoughts on Jerry

IT has been hard to keep my eyes dry these last few days.  I admit, 
Wednesday I did not stop crying all day, then I examined the message
that Jerry gave us, once the reality had sunk in.
Jerry always told us to be happy, to emjoy life, and to LOVE one another.
Jerry, we loved you, more than words can describe.
You were not an idol, an icon, an entertainer.. you were a friend,
an uncle, you were, and always will be, Poppa.

I'll never forget the sheer Joy you provided me in the 13 years I was a
truly DEADICATED fan, though I heard my first dead song about 16 years 
ago.  It took about 3 years, until I was 14 to really catch on.
You were one of the focal points in my life, and will remain so.
You are not dead, Poppa, you have merely left the shell you were confined 
in.  A shell that was worn out, a shell that you knew needed repair.
I bid you peace, Poppa.  I love you.
For Debby, I wish you well.  I know that what Jerry wants is for us to 
all remember the good times, to remember the joy, to remember the 
A note to the band, as well.. Please go on.. after all, when we go to 
your shows
"we're not doin' this for fun, ya know" - Poppa, 5/20/95

With much love and my deepest regards.

                          Dann Clark

Date: Sat, 12 Aug 1995 05:32:57 -0700 (PDT)
X-Personal_name: john conniff
Subject: this life was just a dream 

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