AH-1 has passed on


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falmike
July 8, 2011, 09:46 PM
My Friend Pete lost his very short battle with cancer this morning.

His family was with him and he was as comfortable as he could be.

He only had the first clear symptoms 5 weeks ago and by that time, it was already too late.

Please learn from this and get regular physicals and demand that your doctor does blood tests.

Mike

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RX-178
July 8, 2011, 09:52 PM
This is just not a good year...

:(

Larry Ashcraft
July 8, 2011, 10:10 PM
Sorry to hear. Always sad to hear about losing another THR member. PM incoming.

falmike
July 8, 2011, 10:10 PM
I just learned one of Pete's sayings from one of his buddies on another forum:

It's 5 o'clock and it's watermelon time.....................
because you can't drink beer & load rockets - TXPete


Man, I wish I had heard that one in person...I would have fallen right out of my chair!

Pete was a Cold War Cobra Armament guy...I'm sure his fellow Dragoons would say that Fulda Gap would not have been the same without him up there.

JVaughn
July 8, 2011, 10:16 PM
Sorry for your loss. May your friend rest in peace.

Mal H
July 8, 2011, 10:20 PM
Very sorry to hear that news.

RIP AH-1.

C Broad Arrow
July 8, 2011, 11:11 PM
To-morrow, and to-morrow, and to-morrow,
Creeps in this petty pace from day to day,
To the last syllable of recorded time;
And all our yesterdays have lighted fools
The way to dusty death. Out, out, brief candle!
Life's but a walking shadow

Macbeth

tangomike706
July 8, 2011, 11:16 PM
My condolences on your loss .

Apocalypse-Now
July 9, 2011, 05:18 AM
sorry for your loss.

FROGO207
July 9, 2011, 08:31 AM
Yeah this has been happening a lot more as of late. I second that trip to the doctors office.!! We always tend to put it off too long. After it's only a scratch/little pain, can't be serious now can it???:( My thoughts/prayers will be with you and his friends and family.

Mods can we add a sticky for THR members that have passed. Say locked but with access only by the mods to make a simple announcement to this fact and a date ?

ATBackPackin
July 9, 2011, 09:52 AM
My thoughts go out to the family and friends. I wish them the best in their time of grief.

Shawn

Tim the student
July 9, 2011, 08:34 PM
My condolences to friends and family.

InkEd
July 9, 2011, 09:34 PM
De mortuis nil nisi bonum

Black Knight
July 9, 2011, 09:57 PM
Sorry to hear the news, Cancer is a family of wicked deseases. I pray that the good Lord give you and his family the strength and serenity to continue with life and that one day there truly is a cure for all Cancers.

falmike
July 10, 2011, 11:47 AM
My Thanks to all.

Pete will be sorely missed by many.

Mike

falmike
July 10, 2011, 02:52 PM
All,

Here is the obituary from the funeral home:

http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Pete-Taylor&lc=1795&pid=152436775&mid=4736556&locale=en_US

Check out the slideshow, there are some vintage photos of Pete in there.

Mike

glock36
July 11, 2011, 12:53 AM
My thoughts and prayers go out to his family

Ala Dan
July 14, 2011, 10:12 AM
Sad news indeed. My thoughts, prayers, and condolences go out to his
family and friends.

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