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the 6 and Kyra John two and Pa. three Fla. Va. wife and in the City the the 52 Very Bun Rev, will and a in In Memory of Gus Ruggeri 121131 - 11897 "I read of a man who stood to speak" "At the funeral of his friend" "He referred to the dates" "On his tombstone" "From the beginning to the end" "He noted that first came" "The date of birth" "And spoke of the second with tears" "But he said that what mattered" "Most of all" "Was the dash between those years" "For that dash represents all the time" "That he spent alive on earth" "And now only those who loved him" "Know what that little line is worth" "For it matters not how much we own" "The cars, the house, the cash" "What matters is how we live and love" "And how we spent our dash" "So think about this long and hard" "Are there things you'd like to change" "For you never know" "How much time is left" "You could be at dash mid range" "If we could just slow down" "Enough to consider" "What's true and what is real" (,"And always try to understand" ' "The way that other people feel" "And be less quick to anger" "And show appreciation more" "And love the people in our lives" "Like we've never loved before" "If we treat each other with respect" "And often wear a smile" "Remembering that this special dash" "Might only last a little while" "So when your eulogy is being read" "With your life's actions to rehash" "Would you be pleased with the things" "They have to say" "About how you spent your dash" Dad, I miss you. Thanks for sharing your dash with us. The world is a more beautiful place for you having been in it. I love you, Maria, Tia, Chandler, Gracie, Sophie and Abbie

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  1. Press and Sun-Bulletin,
  2. 08 Nov 1998, Sun,
  3. Main Edition,
  4. Page 22

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