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Sarah Duncan
« on: April 13, 2018, 02:10:22 AM »
It is with deepest regret that I report that Dond’s wife, Sarah, passed away on April 12, 2018 at 3:15 AM.  She was also Google’s mom.   She was a Blue Hat volunteer with Project Appleseed, and will be greatly missed by all.

Deepest condolences and prayers to Dond, Google, and all her family and to all her many, many Appleseed friends.  We will miss her greatly. 
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #1 on: April 13, 2018, 09:32:48 AM »
Don & Diana, I'm so sorry for your loss. I pray that God's love would hold you together as you grieve. If there's anything that we can do, please don't hesitate to ask.

I remember the times that I had the pleasure of working with Ms. Sarah. She was warm & gracious, but also gave a hint that she could be a little spitfire if she wanted to. :) She was a wonderful help to Don and to all those around her. She will be missed. Rest well, Ms. Sarah.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #2 on: April 13, 2018, 10:08:30 AM »
Oh no. I'd met her a few months ago. She was a sweet lady.

My prayers for both her and Don and Diana.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #3 on: April 13, 2018, 11:52:51 AM »
Don, deepest condolences.  May the Lord be your strength.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #4 on: April 13, 2018, 01:46:58 PM »
    Dond is an Appleseed icon and Sarah is the amazing Lady behind the man. In other words, as I can testify from my own personal experience with my amazing wife is that a good woman makes a good man, a better man. Sarah made Dond the best man he could be, and we all benefited from that amazing Southern Lady. I have had the extraordinary pleasure of being in the presence of both these amazing fine folk. I respect and admire them both. I am sorry Mr Dond for your loss and my prayers and reflection are offered up to you and your Family..

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #5 on: April 13, 2018, 03:01:35 PM »
This is heartbreaking news.   Sarah was a kind-hearted soul, a great conversationalist and she possessed a sparkling wit and a vivacious-yet-gracious personality.   To say that she will be missed is an understatement.   

I am so, so sorry Don and Diana.   May her memory be eternal. 
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #6 on: April 13, 2018, 03:27:51 PM »
I am so sorry to hear this dond.
 Our most heartfelt condolences to you.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #7 on: April 13, 2018, 03:48:02 PM »
 So very sorry to hear of your loss. Sarah was such a positive person to not only her immediate family but to the Appleseed Family. I’m thankful that I had the pleasure of meeting and working with her.
 Don, please know that Sarah, you and your entire family are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #8 on: April 13, 2018, 04:51:54 PM »
My sincerest condolences.  Sarah was always friendly and kind.  She worked diligently on behalf of the organization.  She will be missed.

Don, you and your family are in my prayers.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #9 on: April 13, 2018, 05:03:01 PM »
Heartfelt condolences from our family to yours.
 
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #10 on: April 13, 2018, 05:17:25 PM »
Don, it hurt our hearts to hear that dear Miss Sarah had passed, please let us know if there's *anything* we can do to help.

For those who hadn't met her, Sarah was the model of Grace Under Pressure.


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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #11 on: April 13, 2018, 08:30:52 PM »
Don-  my deepest sympathies.  Meeting you both at the Texas KD last year was a treat.  She was a special lady.  Prayers foe you both.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #12 on: April 13, 2018, 08:54:07 PM »
So sorry to hear of her passing. I never met her but just being a part of Appleseed says tons about her. May our Father comfort you and yours at this time.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #13 on: April 13, 2018, 09:24:48 PM »
 Deepest condolences. Sending prayers.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #14 on: April 13, 2018, 10:53:43 PM »
Don,
I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. My thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything I can do to help you please reach out. I'm here for you. <snif>
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #15 on: April 13, 2018, 11:16:59 PM »
Don,
So thankful that I could meet her while you were here in South Texas. May the peace of God get you through this trying time, and know that we all love you.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #16 on: April 14, 2018, 10:52:04 AM »
Sarah was a huge part of Appleseed. She will be missed. I am glad I had the privilege to meet her.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #17 on: April 14, 2018, 12:29:29 PM »
DonD, you and your family are in my prayers.  :'(
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #18 on: April 14, 2018, 12:50:50 PM »
DonD,

I am greatly saddened to hear of your loss.  My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #19 on: April 14, 2018, 01:16:47 PM »
Dear DonD

I am so sorry to hear of your wife's passing. She has touched so many hearts, and leaves behind many golden memories that can never be taken away.

/Gillian
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #20 on: April 14, 2018, 01:56:00 PM »
 I'm sorry to hear of your loss, prayers to you and your family.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #21 on: April 14, 2018, 09:50:13 PM »
Don - our deepest condolences at your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #22 on: April 16, 2018, 12:18:15 PM »
Don and Diana, please accept our condolences. We were privileged to have been able to work with your wife/mother at an event several years ago. She made us all better.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #23 on: April 17, 2018, 07:52:34 AM »
Thank you all. Your responses are so precious to me. Many of them were quoted at the funeral yesterday. She surely made me a better man. I am lost without her.

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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #24 on: April 17, 2018, 08:42:02 AM »
Don, keeping you in my prayers!
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2018, 01:38:00 PM »
Don, this is truly heart-wrenching news. Sarah was a joy.
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Re: Sarah Duncan
« Reply #26 on: April 19, 2018, 09:02:55 AM »
Thank you everyone.  This has been devastating for our family.  Your love and support have been instrumental in sustaining us through this difficult time.

I'm thankful that dond has returned to AL with me for a while and will help at our Patriot's Day event in Columbiana where I will be Shoot Boss and my son, dond's grandson, BulletSquid will be an IIT.  Our family will have three generations of instructors on the line and about 20 of the shooters will be from BulletSquid's Young Marine unit.  My mother would be so proud.

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