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  • Washington Post Reporter Found Dead

    04/10/2020 11:24:38 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 69 replies ^ | April 10, 2020 | Luke Mullins
    Washington Post reporter Darran Simon was found dead in his apartment on Thursday, according to a newsroom memo from Tracy Grant, the Post’s managing editor for staff development and standards. Simon covered D.C. government and politics for The Post, according to a January 30 memo announcing his arrival at the newspaper. Read the memo about his passing below:
  • NYPD officer shot while in police vehicle in the Bronx, officials say

    02/08/2020 8:36:38 PM PST · by GuavaCheesePuff · 57 replies
    abc7 ^ | february 8, 2020 | abc7
    LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) -- An NYPD officer was shot while sitting in a marked police van, sources say. The officer was shot in the neck and chin on 906 Simpson St. in Longwood just before 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Sources say the suspect walked up, started asking directions and then opened fire at the officer. The officers then fired back.
  • San Diego College Student Among 176 Killed in Iran Plane Crash

    01/10/2020 3:36:01 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 28 replies
    KTLA ^ | 01/10/2020
    Sara Saadat was a psychology student at Alliant International University in Scripps Ranch, the school said. She was returning from a visit with family in Iran when Ukraine International Airlines Flight PS752 crashed near the Iranian capital Tehran. Alliant is a for-profit college with six campuses across California, with San Diego being the main one. The school said it will have support counselors available at the Scripps Ranch campus when spring classes resume next week. On Thursday, officials in the U.S., Canada and Britain said their intelligence indicated it was "highly likely" the plane was unintentionally shot down by an...
  • FReeper wiggen has passed

    01/09/2020 10:35:21 AM PST · by wastedyears · 58 replies
    1/9/2020 | wastedyears
    My Dad passed at around 11:45am at the hospital. We were expecting it, but hearing it still hurts a lot. He got e-coli by eating raw oysters or clams when on vacation in the early 80s, before I was conceived. My parents had been trying to have a kid, but that was preventing it; they eventually found out what it was, but the damage had been done by then. Some years ago, he found out his kidneys were failing. He found out about the PD dialysis which he could do at home, and was optimistic about the future, how he...
  • 2ndDivisionVet has passed away

    11/10/2019 9:33:59 AM PST · by Vendome · 1,069 replies
    Vanity | 10/10/2019 | Vendome
    I received word from 2ndDivisionVet wife that he passed away. I am not using his real name here out of respect but, will ping his handle and his wife can if she would like. I didn't ask what he died from but, knowing him for better than 10 years, I knew of medical conditions and a few terrible Operations he had. He was a wonderful human being who cared deeply for his fellow Americans and the ideals that make this country so great that people the world over want to come here and be free, live in liberty and be...
  • FReeper seekthetruth has passed away

    10/25/2019 8:18:35 PM PDT · by Albion Wilde · 227 replies
    freeper troop supporters | October 25, 2019 | several FReepers
    Ardent troop supporter, music teacher and FReeper seekthetruth (Jean) passed away on September 27, 2019. Many of us here have read her posts or received her messages, particularly where activists could gather to demonstrate in support of our military men and women. Jeanie's FR home page tells of her years of bringing delight through music to her kindergarten pupils. She was a Trump enthusiast as well. She is survived by her husband Jim, many family members, and her dear friend and military support activist Beverly Perlson, whose communiqués about military issues and causes were often posted on FR by seekthetruth....
  • Kirk, the best brother ever, R.I.P.

    09/19/2019 8:46:45 AM PDT · by rktman · 18 replies ^ | 9/19/2019 | Larry Elder
    My brother Kirk Randolph Elder died suddenly and unexpectedly 16 days before his 70th birthday. He and Tresta, his wife of 41 years, had planned a trip to Hawaii, where they were going to celebrate Kirk’s birthday. Kirk was a retired supervisor at an oil refinery, and we were extremely close. He started coming on my radio show about four years ago, reluctantly at first. We’d discuss politics, culture and sports. A registered Democrat, he and I often disagreed. Yet, week after week, I received letters from listeners who called him their “favorite Democrat.” Kirk always showed respect for Republicans...
  • My Mom passed away

    09/16/2019 7:19:33 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 247 replies
    Me | September 16, 2019 | Me
    My mother passed away from a heart attack earlier today. May she rest in peace. Please keep my family and me in your prayers. She was a good person, and I will miss her.
  • VANITY - Mrs. RoDreaming passed today.

    09/12/2019 5:08:24 AM PDT · by ro_dreaming · 155 replies
    Vanity | 12 Sep 2019 | RoDreaming
    Vanity - my wife had a major stroke on Friday en route to her job as a junior high science teacher. Fortunately, even at a high rate of speed on a twisty 2 lane road, she missed everyone, and his a intersection light pole, injuring no other person, or causing no one else and damage. Her spirit, or soul, departed the instant of the stroke, we were assured by the doctors (as well as the lack of high speed crash injuries in a conscious person). The doctors, or more importantly, the nurses at Memorial Hermann Medical Center 7th floor Neuroscience...
  • My dad, longtime FReeper onedoug has died

    08/15/2019 8:01:34 AM PDT · by stylecouncilor · 167 replies
    vanity | 8/15/2019 | stylecouncilor
    Douglas Marshall Saxon (4 Jul 1950 – 13 Aug 2019) was born in Jamaica, NY to Marshall Saxon and Jacklyn Smith. He grew up mostly in and around Florida, living in Miami, Coral Gables and Hialeah. At 19 he volunteered for the U.S. Army and served in Vietnam (’68-’69) with the 1st Armored Cavalry Division, where he was a medic and tank driver. After his stint in the Army he traveled around the U.S., eventually ending up in Los Angeles, CA where he met and married the love of his life and had one daughter. Throughout his life his interests...
  • FReeper Marty60 [aka Marsha Moore] Passed Away In Houston, Texas on July 25, 2019

    08/09/2019 8:39:18 PM PDT · by luvie · 21 replies
    Here is an excerpt from her obituary that was posted on Facebook on August 7, 2019: Marsha Jean Moore (Lovelace) passed away unexpectedly on July 25, 2019 in Houston, Texas. She was born on July 23, 1946 in Flat River, Missouri. She is survived by daughters Stacey Brown and Kerri Kubricky, son Justin Moore, grandsons Thomas and David Brown and dear friend Gary Cegielski. She is preceded in death by her parents, Marshall and Birdie (Sumpter) Lovelace, and brother Gerald Lovelace. She joined FRee REpublic in March, 1998 and her last post was in January, 2012.
  • Memorial thread for 'zot'.

    08/04/2019 6:05:27 PM PDT · by Interesting Times · 122 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 4, 2019 | Scott Swett
    Obituary for Col. Ben H. Swett, U.S. Air Force, Retired Col. Ben H. Swett, Ret., passed away on July 20, 2019 in MedStar Southern Maryland Hospital. He had been a resident of Temple Hills, Maryland since 1971. He was born on September 3, 1934 at Saint Agnes Hospital, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, son of Herbert Elbridge and Marcia Harriet (Fadner) Swett. Though originally named “Herbert Benjamin,” he always used “Ben H.” as his first and middle names. Ben H. Swett attended grade schools in Wisconsin and Colorado, and graduated from Pasadena, Texas, High School in 1951. In 1955, he graduated...
  • Freeper EveningStar has Passed Away on June 2, 2019--RIP

    06/24/2019 9:05:26 PM PDT · by luvie · 87 replies
    This is all the online Obituary said: "Williams, Kenneth L., III, 75 of Orange, died 6/2/2019." Published in Orange County Register on June 8, 2019
  • Howlin passed away in 2018

    05/08/2019 6:26:39 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 202 replies
    Multiple links in body of thread | May 8, 2019
    Yesterday, out of the blue, I clicked on Howlin's Facebook page and learned that she'd passed away. I found her obituary and learned that she had departed on September 19, 2018 at the age of 72. She was a mainstay at Free Republic and her last post there was on April 22, 2007. I liked her a lot and I will miss her.
  • My Mom Has Passed

    04/04/2019 6:41:29 AM PDT · by Amberdawn · 114 replies
    4-4-19 | Amberdawn
    My Mom Has Passed Away
  • St.Louie1 was called home on March 6, 2017

    04/12/2018 8:19:43 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 85 replies
    April 12, 2018 | JustAmy & MamaBear
    Graphic by MamaBear
  • FReeper GladesGuru has passed

    02/07/2018 7:51:56 AM PST · by Carry_Okie · 96 replies
    Vanity | 2/7/18 | Mark Vande Pol
    I have an important announcement of interest to long-time FReepers: FReeper GladesGuru, ecologist, and private property advocate, has died from complications due to prostate cancer. He was 75. Jan (pronounced “Yan”) Jacobson was a man of acerbic wit who could cut to the bottom line with a merciless precision. Pity the bureaucrat or academic peddling questionable “facts” under his scrutiny. His passion was wildlife biology and its relation to habitat. For over thirty years, he was Director of the Everglades Institute, a private parcel within the Big Cypress National Preserve, immediately adjacent to Everglades National Park. The parcel is unusual...
  • Long Time FReeper bentfeather/soaring feather Has Passed Away. on 9-28-2017..RIP

    10/03/2017 8:10:12 PM PDT · by luvie · 69 replies
    A long time FReeper and frequent poster in the Canteen has passed away. bentfeather/Soaring Featherdied on September 28, 2017Here is Her Obituary She also had a poetry thread here in Free Republic for several years."Of Broomsticks and Thistles and old bones that rattle down old dirt roads driving rusty old jalopies white with dust and time while grey headed ghosts turn with a grin a toothy smile he smiles at the two of them he looks straight thru them as an xray machine and counts the vertabre line by line quickly he turns with a jerk and a shout...
  • Diver Dave was called home Sunday morning.

    08/16/2015 10:00:00 PM PDT · by JustAmy · 254 replies
    8-16-2015 | JustAmy. MamaBear
    Graphic by MamaBear After fighting ALS for several months, on Sunday morning Diver Dave was called home to Jesus' loving arms. According to his family, he is having a great reunion with his parents, his oldest sister, his parents-in-law and many others including many FReepers. As we recall what a Patriot Diver Dave was, it seems appropriate that he joined FreeRepublic July 4, 1998. Dave loved this country and our troops. Many times, he drove 2 hours each way to join the Fresno Freepers in support of our troops. Dave had a very strong faith that was an inspiration...
  • Goodbye... (Freeper lafroste has passed)

    04/23/2017 9:55:42 AM PDT · by lafroste · 151 replies
    I regret to announce that Frosty, the owner of this account passed away last Friday night. This is his son posting this final thread. Thank you all for this wonderful outlet of news from which has sparked many conversations between me and my father. He will be missed.