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After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« on: September 20, 2016, 06:59:29 AM »
Back in 06 I shot I spike elk during early archery season and Dad was always that guy to throw a quarter on his back and say follow me I know the quickest way out of here.  When he only made it 100yds and was absolutely spent my brother and I knew something was wrong.  We got that bull and Dad out of the woods that day and got him to doctor (after elk season was over because he wasn't coming off the mountain).  After some rest doctors find out he has leukemia so he starts treatment asap.  In the next 10 years the cancer would come and go 3 or 4 time never being 100% in gone.  But this last time was different the cancer didn't seem to react to the treatments that had work in the past and do to complications my dad lost his fight with cancer Sunday night.  Ironically 10 years later during archery elk season.  RIP Dad

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #1 on: September 20, 2016, 07:04:04 AM »
Sorry for your loss
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #2 on: September 20, 2016, 07:06:13 AM »
Truly sorry for your loss.

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #3 on: September 20, 2016, 07:09:53 AM »
Sorry for your loss.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #4 on: September 20, 2016, 07:24:46 AM »
Sorry D Rock for your Loss Prayers sent

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #5 on: September 20, 2016, 07:25:09 AM »
So sorry for your loss.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #6 on: September 20, 2016, 07:43:42 AM »
 No words can ease your pain, but know there are many prayers for you and yours. He's without pain now and in a new body.  Prayers for all.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #8 on: September 20, 2016, 07:45:52 AM »
Sorry for your loss, D-rock. Thoughts and prayers sent to you and your family.
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« Reply #9 on: September 20, 2016, 07:48:26 AM »
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #10 on: September 20, 2016, 08:05:59 AM »
Sorry to hear about your loss.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #11 on: September 20, 2016, 08:07:01 AM »
very sorry for your loss.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #12 on: September 20, 2016, 08:20:34 AM »
I can only imagine what you are going through.  May he RIP and somehow you find comfort, sorry man..
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #13 on: September 20, 2016, 08:25:05 AM »
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #14 on: September 20, 2016, 08:26:03 AM »
Very sorry for your loss DRock.  I hope you can find peace.  Best of luck with it.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #15 on: September 20, 2016, 08:30:14 AM »
very sorry for the loss D-rock, our prayers go out to your family.

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #16 on: September 20, 2016, 08:32:19 AM »
Hope you get him an elk this year and remember all the great times you shared. May you family be blessed and come together to celebrate the life of your dad.

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #17 on: September 20, 2016, 08:39:04 AM »
Condolences D-Rock

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #18 on: September 20, 2016, 09:20:01 AM »
You have been blessed to have such an awesome dad. Our prayers are with you and your family.

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #19 on: September 20, 2016, 09:41:11 AM »
Your Dad, may he rest in peace, didn't lose his fight. He raised a couple of stud young men and he fought the hardest fight for a decade. Very sorry for your family's loss D, he sure sounds like he was a tough old Cob and was game right up to the end.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #20 on: September 20, 2016, 10:06:05 AM »
Sorry for your loss, sir.
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« Reply #21 on: September 20, 2016, 10:30:34 AM »
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #22 on: September 20, 2016, 10:48:10 AM »
Cherish the memory's!  helps comfort the loss.
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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #23 on: September 20, 2016, 10:52:26 AM »
Your Dad, may he rest in peace, didn't lose his fight. He raised a couple of stud young men and he fought the hardest fight for a decade. Very sorry for your family's loss D, he sure sounds like he was a tough old Cob and was game right up to the end.

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Re: After 10 years of fighting cancer finally took its toll. RIP Dad.
« Reply #24 on: September 20, 2016, 10:53:42 AM »
We have 2 days left of early elk so if I can get everything straightened out today maybe I'll go get him an elk.