I had a dear friend on DA that hasn’t been around for a while. I’ve noted him a number of times, over the past several months, without getting a response and wondered what happened to him. I really hoped that he was okay and his absence was due to being too busy with other things. I was thinking about him today, checked out his profile page, and saw an entry that stated he had died on October 5th, 2014, causes unknown. The last time we chatted was on October 4th, 2014. He seemed in good spirits.
I’m kind of in shock. He was such a wonderful friend – kind, funny, sweet, and very intelligent. He had a curiosity about everything, especially science and the universe. He had plans to continue his education and to travel. He loved books, computers, gaming, and was a big movie buff. He was new to photography and bought some nice equipment and took to it pretty quickly. He had a wonderful point of view and real potential. His cat, Ricky, was one of his favorite subjects.
He was always sending me links concerning all sorts of interesting science theories, trailers for movie suggestions, and introducing me to new music. He had a great sense of humor and always made me smile. The world is a far less interesting place without him. I will always miss him and never forget him.