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Toast

RIP - Doug Stufflebeam

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Wow Toast! Sorry to see what should have been a healthy guy check out so soon. I'd never heard of that before, a bit of research showed that 1.3 million folks suffer from it.

 

http://www.lbda.org/content/learn-about-lbd

 

From the obit Doug sounds like the kind of guy I'd love to meet and hang out with, he sure lived what sounded like a full life with extra gusto though.

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christ on a cracker, how's this for a life's resume?! :)

 

"Doug had diverse job history included: Camp Counselor and Horse Wrangler at the Larry Joe Boys Ranch; U.S. Hospital Corpsman AH 12 on the USS Haven in California (1964-66); Peace Corps Volunteer with the Warao Indians in the Orinoco Delta, Venezuela (1966-68); Peace Corps Trainer in Arizona; hard rock miner in Colorado (lead, zinc, silver); Veterinary Assistant and School Bus Driver in Leadville, Colorado; worked for Dick Sparrow on a '40 Horse Hitch' of draft horses that traveled around the country for the Bicentennial; sheepherder in Colorado and Wyoming; track building crew for North Pacific Railroad in Ames, Iowa; Cannery Warehouse Foreman at Uyak Bay on Kodiak Island, Alaska; Deckhand and then Captain of the Anna A and the Bainbridge (90 ton vessels) in the Gulf of Alaska; Cowboy'd in Idaho; Discharge Supervisor of U.S. Aide grain ships in India, Honduras, El Salvador, Cape Verde Islands West Africa and Tanzania; and as a Spanish Interpreter for the Language Exc hange, Skagit Valley Hospital, and United General Hospital. Along with his Navy medical experience, Doug was also a Wilderness EMT and used this knowledge to save numerous lives throughout his adventures."

 

67 is plenty old, historicaly speaking - sounds like he made good use of his time and had enough fun, i'd hope, to meet death w/o complaint.

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Sorry Toast. Though I never knew him, it's obvious he influenced many and lived a big, full life. Just reading his obit is inspiration. Lewy Body Dementia is a new one for me--it must have taken much courage to deal with that.

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