Friday, June 22, 2007

Sad News for Tri Club San Diego

I just found out our club president died of a sudden heart attack on Wednesday. I'm shocked. He was young, vibrant, and healthy. He will be missed by so many. He did so many incredible things for our club. His poor wife...

http://www.triathletemag.com/Departments/Features/
http://www.competitor.com/article/?Guid=103a782c-c546-439a-8baf-291e6df49dce

"We all lose friends.. we lose them in death, to distance and over time. But even though they may be lost, hope is not. The key is to keep them in your heart, and when the time is right, you can pick up the friendship right where you left off. Even the lost find their way home when you leave the light on." -Amy Marie Walz

7 comments:

bunnygirl said...

How awful! It's so easy to think our healthy lifestyle means nothing bad can happen to us.

His friends and family will be in my thoughts.

JeffM said...

Great quote. That's horrible he looks so young in the picture.

Kate said...

Oh no- that's awful news.

somebunnysloveDOTcom said...

I am really sorry. Death always seems worse when it comes so suddenly to those young and strong. (HUGS)
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SkiRough said...

Wow. It always is so hard when a death is unexpected and happens to a young, vibrant person.

Very sorry to hear of this news.

Jessi said...

Awful. I'd read about it, but seeing the pic of Jim and his wife made it suddenly very real. My thoughts are with them.

qcmier said...

Trying to catch up on my reading. Sorry to hear all the news. "Hang in there."