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(103,856 posts)
Sat Oct 3, 2020, 09:00 AM Oct 2020

October 2, 2020, 9:15 pm.

October 2, 2020, 9:15 pm.

This was the moment I learned that my youngest son, Steven , had died.

I still don't have all the details yet, but my oldest son, Scott called me to tell me the horrible news.

What we know currently, is that his wife texted him yesterday afternoon and he didn't respond..
She called and he did not answer. She got home from work a little after 8pm and found him on the Iiving room floor.

An Amazon package was delivered after 5pm and was inside the house, so whatever took his life must have happened during that 3 hour time frame.

He was ALWAYS on his phone,(or near it) so whatever it was, was fast and overwhelming, leaving him no opportunity to use his phone.

My heart is broken, but at least I had 3 glorious weeks with him and his brothers recently, when they worked on my house.
I called him last night and we talked for half an hour .
He was always my political-talk buddy.

He was a sports fanatic, and traveled to every world cup (Germany, Rio de Janeiro, Russia) he could.

He was a good friend to all who knew him(and he knew everyone), a great brother to Michael and Scott , a loving husband to Maria and was our little "Beebs"...my last baby.

He would have turned 42 on Dec 15th. He was one of a kind.

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October 2, 2020, 9:15 pm. (Original Post) SoCalDem Oct 2020 OP
Please accept my DEEPEST condolences polmaven Oct 2020 #1
I'm so sorry for your loss. wendyb-NC Oct 2020 #2
I am so very sorry for your loss. mnhtnbb Oct 2020 #3
Please accept my condolences. zanana1 Oct 2020 #4
I'm so sorry. He sounds like a lovely man. fleur-de-lisa Oct 2020 #5
What a tragedy, so young and sudden. My heart goes out to you SoCalDem. Fla Dem Oct 2020 #6
oh my god Kali Oct 2020 #7
I am so very sorry ailsagirl Oct 2020 #8
how horrible. Will be thinking of you. Hamlette Oct 2020 #9


(3,357 posts)
2. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Sat Oct 3, 2020, 09:29 AM
Oct 2020

It's shocking, and makes no sense. My heart goes out to you and your family.


(31,450 posts)
3. I am so very sorry for your loss.
Sat Oct 3, 2020, 09:38 AM
Oct 2020

Sudden, unexplained and unexpected death in someone so young and full of life is heartbreaking. What a terrible shock for you and all your family.

My heart goes out to you.

Fla Dem

(23,948 posts)
6. What a tragedy, so young and sudden. My heart goes out to you SoCalDem.
Sat Oct 3, 2020, 10:37 AM
Oct 2020

No words can soothe the anguish you must be feeling. All I can say is hold your family close and lean on one another. May you all find peace in your hearts in the days ahead.

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