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Thread: Goodbye, CactusWendy, we love you

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    Larissa, thank you for posting. I hope you and your family find comfort somewhere through all this.

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    I did not know your Mom, as I was (and still am) new here, but she certainly made me feel welcome when I arrived.

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    ((((Wendy))))

    You gave me a reppie hugged in parentheses once.

    It's still there.
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    I'm seriously crushed by this. Wendy, I love your brightness so much--for over seven years. But I've learned something about my own health through this and I hope I'm not to late. Yep, I have to stop or it's curtains.

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    Somehow I missed this until now. I never talked with Wendy, but always looked for her friendly greeting in every "New Members" thread. She did a lot to make this a good place.
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    Larissa, thank you for letting us know about your mom. My sincere condolences. I'm grateful you got to find out about this area of her life, and how much joy she brought to so many people. May sweet memories of her bring you and your family peace.


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    Whereever you went, I hope you got as wonderful of a welcome there as you gave everyone here.
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    I find it sad reading these threads. Heartfelt sympathies to Wendy's family.
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    The world is worse. Please accept my condolences.
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    My condolences to Larissa and the entire AW community. We've lost a great one.
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    Good journey, sweetheart. You are missed.

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    I talked to her on a couple threads since I've been here. She was an absolute doll. She will be greatly missed.

    Condolences to her family.
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    So very sorry to hear this. A warm and welcoming light has gone out on this side of the sky.

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    I'm so sorry to hear this. I didn't really get to know Wendy, but whenever I came across her posts welcoming newbies, they were always filled with such warmth and goodwill that AW seemed a brighter place than ever... My condolences to her family.

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    I can't believe I only saw this today.

    So, so, so sad. Wendy was a great asset to this place and will be sorely missed by all.

    I hope she finds the peace she deserves. She made a lot of people feel welcome.
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    I read the original message in a semi-private area of the site, and I wasn't sure if it was meant to be totally private.

    My condolences to her family and friends. Such sadness.
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    Larissa,

    I haven't been here for some time so I missed sending thoughts to your mom during this most difficult time in her life. I would however like to send my thoughts, prayers and belated condolences to you and your family. Your mom will be sorely missed.

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    Sending prayer and warm fuzzy thoughts.

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    CactusWendy was one of the first people I met on the site. I wish her and her family peace in this time.

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    I just saw this today. I didn't realize CactusWendy was gone. I'm so sorry and thank you, Larissa, for keeping us informed. God bless your family.

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    Oh no. Though I posted in the early part of this thread I missed the news of her passing. And though I didn't know her all that well I remember her as a beautiful, light presence on this board, one of those people who are just a part of it and give you the warm fuzzies.

    I'm late with my condolences but still, my heart goes out to you, Larissa, and all Wendy's loved ones. She was part of our family too!

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    I tried to post earlier and found I couldn't. *sad*

    I didn't know Wendy personally; yet, her warmth was apparent during my visits to AW. She's still missed, all these months later.

    Larissa, you and your family continue to be in my thoughts.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bartholomew View Post
    Whereever you went, I hope you got as wonderful of a welcome there as you gave everyone here.
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    So sorry and sad for our loss, but I loved all the rememberances here.

    Cactus Wendy welcomed me to AW and offered many insights and reps along the way. Haven't been here much of late, so I missed seeing this until now.

    I do miss you, CW.

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    Oh.
    Cactus Wendy was bright and uplifting whether it was about submitting or playing the word games.
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