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Mon May 31, 2021, 10:05 AM May 2021

a thread for one of our own on this memorial day. [View all]

cliffordu lost his battle w als on feb 10 of this year.

i got close to cliff on fb a few years ago, and we were planning how to get together when he started getting sick.
i posted a few threads here about his dx, and his battle at the time.

i did get to meet him in the brief period when he was living an apt w a caregiver, but he soon returned to the va hospital in portland.
he got married while there, and his wife louise was at his side every day thereafter.
i think she was a sweetheart from his past but i never did find out.

als has been determined to be a service related disability, so he was able to get good care.

he was an amazing person, poet, musician and friend.
he was also a handsome devil.
i miss him and think of him often, but esp today.

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RIP cliffordu. MarineCombatEngineer May 2021 #1
Thank you for that remembrance. RIP, cliffordu. hlthe2b May 2021 #2
... Solly Mack May 2021 #3
Thank you, mopinko UpInArms May 2021 #4
Here's to cliffordu. panader0 May 2021 #5
Thank you for this malaise May 2021 #6
absolutely. mopinko May 2021 #7
Made me laugh so many times. blm May 2021 #13
The King of Puns! catchnrelease May 2021 #26
Loved him malaise May 2021 #27
Joining you. sarge43 May 2021 #29
Stonepounder is gone too. Duppers May 2021 #8
🕯Stonepounder🕯 blm May 2021 #12
RIP MustLoveBeagles May 2021 #45
What a touching remembrance! cilla4progress May 2021 #9
he really touched my heart. mopinko May 2021 #20
Wow. cilla4progress May 2021 #31
Scrolling through the In Memorium forum, MarineCombatEngineer May 2021 #10
🕯cliffordu🕯 blm May 2021 #11
...a lovely tribute- remembrance... c-rational May 2021 #14
"Here's the thing: I know how to live my life. Your mileage may vary." Hortensis May 2021 #15
he lived it, too. mopinko May 2021 #51
A farewell toast to cliffordu, however belated. BobTheSubgenius May 2021 #16
... MiHale May 2021 #17
... CoopersDad May 2021 #18
****** Hekate May 2021 #19
Thank you, mopinko. ancianita May 2021 #21
... greatauntoftriplets May 2021 #22
RIP cliffordu sheshe2 May 2021 #23
Beautiful tribute, mo! ... marble falls May 2021 #24
looks like it needs some updating. mopinko May 2021 #41
Aw, man! Iggo May 2021 #25
Recommended. H2O Man May 2021 #28
Rest in peace, cliffordu. sarge43 May 2021 #30
Oh no... cilla4progress May 2021 #32
Thank you sarge43 May 2021 #36
Sweet cilla4progress May 2021 #39
Deepest sympathy malaise May 2021 #52
Thank you, malaise n/t sarge43 May 2021 #56
Thank You For Posting This COL Mustard May 2021 #33
I hadn't heard... So glad he was able to be surrounded by love and caring...thank you for making Karadeniz May 2021 #34
RIP, cliffordu Warpy May 2021 #35
Long may his memory thrive. kentuck May 2021 #37
Glad you got to know him. Today is tough for many. Hope Louise is doing OK. And you. Evolve Dammit May 2021 #38
i am too. mopinko May 2021 #43
to cliffordu Kali May 2021 #40
Nice Post, Mo! (nt) ProfessorGAC May 2021 #42
RIP cliffordu MustLoveBeagles May 2021 #44
RIP Cliffordu lillypaddle May 2021 #46
Thanks for letting us know. This is sad. uppityperson May 2021 #47
A great spirit who fought a long battle with demons he eventually conquered grantcart May 2021 #48
p'shaw. i did so little compared to those that he had helped. mopinko May 2021 #50
It's good to see you here Grantcart. You were really missed. mahina Jun 2021 #57
Thank you for such a heartfelt post... CaptainTruth May 2021 #49
I also lost my husband to ALS, so I understand some of what he went through. Frustratedlady May 2021 #53
Rest in Power & Peace, cliffordu..💙🌺 Cha May 2021 #54
Very sad Meowmee May 2021 #55
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