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Joined: Sep 28 2008
R.I.P. Georgia Hamilton

You shined so brightly. May the four winds blow you safely home. You sang like an Angel and wrote amazing songs with your BIG kind heart.

Joined: Jun 15 2007
Peter C. Michielini - Suaimhneas síoraí dá anam

"Peter C. Michielini, 55, of Belleville, N.J., passed away Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011. From his early days as a national tour chef for Grateful Dead Productions, to the day of his
passing, Mr. Michielini had two passions in life, the preparation of exceptional cuisine,
and a ravenous desire to read everything. His friends will remember, "He made one hell of a bearnaise."

Sadly, Peter has passed on. I first met Pete when I was 16 and then went through Ramapo College in N.J. with him. Peter would come off the road with the band and tell me some great stories! I asked if he gets along with the band and the crew and he said;"Yeah, but they call us 'kitchen puke!!!". Peter was the "other catering people" that jumped into the canal in Florida to save the sick soul with a nail gun that wanted to ""see Jerry". The guy pointed the gun at Parish and the crew threw the guy in the canal. Pete, being trained as a lifeguard, naturally jumped in and saved him.This incident was chronicled in Gans' 'Playing in the Band' book. Peter was a great cook and one of the most intelligent people I've ever known. We all loved Pete and will miss him.

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Joined: May 26 2007
Warren Hellman memorial concert

I would be remiss if I did not point out that the Warren Hellman memorial concert in SF, which could reasonably be characterized as a mini Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, will start streaming live in about an hour. Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Gillian Welch, Emmylou Harris and more.

Details here.

Joined: Jun 4 2007
Anthony Shadid

Middle East correspondent for NY Times and frequent guest on serious news outlets. I was saddened to learn of his sudden passing. It is a great loss for the world community. Rest in peace, Anthony.

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Joined: May 26 2007
Jon McIntire

Dead family member, sometimes the band manager, longtime member of the Rex board of directors and still on the advisory board at the time of his passing. Also a really sweet guy.

In Memory of Jon McIntire

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Eiko Ishioka

Eiko Ishioka, born 12 July 1938; died 21 January 2012.

stunning graphic designer and art director.
her work includes production designer for Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, sets and costumes for Madam Butterfly, costume design for Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula, design for Miles Davis' Tutu album, costumes for the opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics, and the design and direction for Björk's Cocoon video amongst many other photographic and design work.
an extraordinary talent.

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Don Cornelius

R.I.P. Don Cornelius - September 27, 1936 – February 1, 2012

creator of Soul Train, in what appears to be a suicide.
those programs had some wonderful, classic performances.

“You can bet your last money, it's all gonna be a stone gas, honey! I'm Don Cornelius, and as always in parting, we wish you love, peace and soul."

Joined: Jun 13 2007

Tell them to keep his love and to
let it heal them in times of sorrow.
You can't keep the body but you
can keep the love.
I have tons of it, I know this is true.
Love to You and ALL of Them, XO.

Cut and paste and distribute with said tale...
if need be. I love you, xo.

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fire wheel burning in the air

yeah, that's lovely. really nice words.
hope everything goes smoothly. will be thinking of everyone throughout the day.
i raise a glass of the good stuff to his memory and his family and friends. such a sad shame to be taken so soon.

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Joined: Jul 2 2007
sooo kind

Our Savage made this for my son's friend who was killed. His funeral is today. Thank you for your loving kindness, Savvy!!


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