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Old 05-26-2015, 02:35 PM
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tarragon918 has passed away

Hello everyone,
One of your moderators has suggested that my sister, Ruth Gardner, who was known on here as "tarragon918" was very well known on this board.
It is my sad duty to let you know that Ruthie passed away suddenly and unexpectedly yesterday (25 May 2015) at her home. She health had not generally been good, but this was still a shock to all of us.
Thank you very much for all your thoughts and prayers for my sister and for being so kind and engaging for her while she was alive.
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Old 05-26-2015, 02:44 PM
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Randy - please accept my condolences on the death of your sister.
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Old 05-26-2015, 02:45 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss, Randy.
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Old 05-26-2015, 02:51 PM
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I'm really sorry to hear that, Randy. She and I had talked in some threads and she was a kind, thoughtful person. Thank you for sharing the news with us and peace be with your family at this time.

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Old 05-26-2015, 02:55 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:02 PM
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Very sorry for your loss.

I'm going to move this to our MPSIMS forum, which despite its name is where announcements like this usually go.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:08 PM
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I am so sorry for you loss. She will be missed.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:14 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:30 PM
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My condolences as well.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:36 PM
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Hi, Randy, it's Chris (the one who contacted you on FB about this place). Again, I'm so sorry to hear about this.
She was a great woman, from what I knew of her. Her and I had some communication back in the day when I was her secret santa (on these boards, incidentally). Very kind, sweet, understanding, amazing person. I'm truly sad to hear of her passing and hope things go smooth for you and your family in the coming time ahead.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:40 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear about this. She was one of nicest people I knew through this board. A kind, sweet lady.

My deep condolences for your loss.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:41 PM
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So very sad to hear this - I never did get to meet her when she was living in MD, alas. She was a very sweet and kind person, and her passing leaves a real void in this imaginary on-line world.

Peace to all of her family and friends.
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Old 05-26-2015, 03:48 PM
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Herbs (her nickname in the MMP) was one of my favorite posters here and on fb. She was always so upbeat and kind, truly a lady. I'm so sorry for your loss randy. Please know that Ruth, her children, you, and the entire family are in my thoughts in prayers.
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Old 05-26-2015, 04:07 PM
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She was a face book friend and we played Words with Friends together. So Sorry for the loss for the family and friends. RIP Herbs er Ruth.
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Old 05-26-2015, 04:37 PM
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I'm so sorry you have lost her. It's the unexpected that hardest. We will miss her on the Dope.
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Old 05-26-2015, 04:54 PM
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I am so sorry for your loss. I'll miss seeing her in the MMP. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Old 05-26-2015, 05:06 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 05:16 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 05:31 PM
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I'm so very sorry, Randy. My condolences to you and your family.
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Old 05-26-2015, 06:06 PM
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My condolences. She will be missed here as well.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:07 PM
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My condolences. She will be missed.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:23 PM
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i'm sorry to read this.

may her memory be eternal.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:38 PM
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My condolences to you and your family, Randy. Herbs with her kind words will be missed.
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Old 05-26-2015, 07:56 PM
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I'm so very, very sorry to hear of her passing. I'd had some dealings with her during some of the exchanges (Valentines, perhaps?) and she was positively lovely. I was always happy to see her name in threads and she was just a very pleasant addition to the boards. Peace to you and her loved ones. She'll be missed.
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Old 05-26-2015, 08:02 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss, Randy.
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Old 05-26-2015, 08:06 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 08:40 PM
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So sorry for your loss, Randy, and thank you for letting us know. I enjoyed her posts - she always had something nice to say.
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Old 05-26-2015, 08:46 PM
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She will be missed so much! A fun and caring person. My condolences to you and your family.
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Old 05-26-2015, 08:48 PM
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:06 PM
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My deepest condolences to you and your family. Your sister was much appreciated here by a whole bunch of people and we likewise appreciate you letting us know.

I'm so sad to read this. Kindness is often underrated online but I always love it when I see it in action. "So shines a good deed in a weary world."
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:11 PM
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I am so sorry. You and your loved ones are in my thoughts.
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:13 PM
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I'm so terribly sorry. She was a real sweetheart and we'll miss her a lot.
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Old 05-26-2015, 10:40 PM
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Oh, I'm so sorry. Rest in Peace, Tarragon.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:07 PM
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I am so sorry to hear of Tarragon's passing. As many have mentioned, she was a kind, warm and positive lady. I've been conversing with her via this board and FB for the last 12 or 13 years and I will truly miss her.

Peace and strength to you, her children and the rest of the family.
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Old 05-26-2015, 11:11 PM
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I am sorry for your loss, Randy. Your sister's username taught me how to say estragón in English... she'll be missed.
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Old 05-27-2015, 12:03 AM
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I'm sorry for your loss. She'll be missed around here.
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Old 05-27-2015, 01:01 AM
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I'm so very sorry. You and your family are in my thoughts.
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Old 05-27-2015, 03:16 AM
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I am so very, very sorry for your loss - you're in my thoughts.
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Old 05-27-2015, 03:47 PM
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This is sad news. We visited each other when she lived in DC and I was living in Long Island in 2000. I think I turned her onto the Dope. Last I talked with her was when I moved to St. Petersburg 5 years ago. Very sorry for your loss.
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Old 05-27-2015, 07:28 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. Herbs was, indeed, a wonderful person. She was so sweet and always asking about my dog. She will be missed.
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Old 05-27-2015, 09:05 PM
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I'm really sorry to hear this. My condolences to all who loved her.
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Old 05-27-2015, 09:09 PM
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I'm also sorry for your loss, Randy.

Herbs and your niece participated in the Valentine exchange a number of times.

She also contributed several recipes to the Mumper's recipe blog.

I'll miss her both here and on Facebook.

Condolences to the whole family.
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Old 05-27-2015, 10:19 PM
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