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Greetings Virtual Travellers:
I made a list of people within the First Degree of Separation from me who have died over the years since I became aware. Not counting early on ancestors such as parents and grandparents, and not counting others whom I have yet to remember at this writing, sixteen people have died out of my first circle, from Steven Sloper, at about 13a Boy Scout in my group from the early 1960sto Susan Rice, my sister of ten years younger than me, and David Kirwan first son of my mother's kid-sister; my cousin.

1962  - 1992 - ? - 2002 - 2007 - 2009 - 2010 - 2011 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015
  1         1         1     1          1         2         1         1          1          5         3 (so far?)   Who am I missing?
1962 - Steven Sloper, at about 13 in Billerica MAa Boy Scout in my group from the early 1960s. Steve Sloper 1961
1992 - Rosemary Howard Turner, West Ossippe NH, author of Mascots of Mount Washington

???? - Eileen Loring, Massachusetts, friend, co-leader on 50-Miler.
Eileen Loring on 50-Miler
2002 - Casey Hodgdon, Gorham NH, friend, OO, OH

2007 - Manjula Cook, Franklin MA, formerly of Erode Tamil Nadu India, wife of my good friend Dick Cook.
Manjula Cook
2009 - Dave Goodwin, Salem NH, friend, hiker, traveller with me, ham radio operator N1CMD
Dave Goodwin
2009 - Matt Houseal, TeXas, friend, OAE, military, ER Doctor, killed in action.
Dr.Matt Houseal's Funeral
2010 - Roger Brown, Zephyrhills FL, cousin, friend, ham radio operator KA1IIP

2011 - Bobby Loring, Colorado, friend, co-leader on 1970 50-Miler.
Bobby Loring in 1970
2013 - Ted Everett, Concord NH, friend, ham radio operator W1ALE

2014 - Mack Beal, Jackson NH, friend, mentor, ham radio operator, W1PNR

2014 - Gordon L (not to be confused with my brother Gordon S) Datil NM, friend, employer, survivalist. We built solar arrays together.

2014 - Richard P. Cook, Franklin MA, good friend, mentor, benefactor of Manjula's Children Charity.
Richard P. Cook
2014 - Theodore Brooks Oxton, Lowell MA, brother.
Teddy Oxton
2014 - Glen Alan Oxton, Lowell MA, brother.
Glen Alan Oxton
2015 - Susan Kathleen Rice (nee Oxton), Nashua NH, sister.
Susan Rice
2015 - David Kirwan, first son of my mother's kid-sister; my cousin. David on the right
2015 - Robert Loring, friend, co-leader on 1970 50-mile hike.
Bob Loring on 50-Miler

Be Well, Do Good, and Please Write.

Love, ajo

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Sir Isaac Newton

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