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Re: [MOL] Peggy!




How is that wonderful husband of yours doing?  Been thinking of you two.
Your friend, lillian

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----- Original Message -----
From: Peggy Hall <peghall@tir.com>
To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2000 12:41 PM
Subject: Re: [MOL] Tom's Obit


> Thanks for sharing Bess.  What a wonderful unique individual you married.
> So sorry for your trials now.  We had a memorial for my father and I did
> something I thought I never could do in a million years and that was to
get
> up and talk about how wonderful this man was to me.  He married my mother
> and me when I was nine and during our first week together he insisted I
> start calling him dad.  I screamed "my dad is dead and I'll never call you
> dad".  He gently told me that he would no longer answer to Mac and Frank
and
> that he loved me very much and wanted me to call him dad.  We had a stand
> off for over a week and when I finally called him dad we both cried and
that
> set the tone for our relationship for over 50 years.  He got it into his
> head to adopt me three years ago and it is very strange to talk to a judge
> that thinks you most likely are after the "old mans" money.  Then they
sent
> a  social service worker out to check out my parents home to make sure it
> had suitable living conditions.!!  What a hoot!  Anyway, this man that I
> loved died April 28 and the last thing he said to me was "I love you babe,
> take care".  We were on our way to New Jersey for my husbands health.
What
> I'm trying to say here is don't  miss the chanceto tell everyone at a
> memorial what this man meant to you.  I told people that had no idea that
we
> were not blood relation about our love and it was so rewarding to have
them
> tell me they had never known.
>
> Take care Bess
> Love Peggy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <BesTom@aol.com>
> To: <mol-cancer@lists.meds.com>
> Sent: Sunday, June 11, 2000 2:22 PM
> Subject: [MOL] Tom's Obit
>
>
> > Dear Friends:
> >     Thank you all one and all for your incredible outpouring of support
> and
> > wonderful touching emails to me at this traumatic time.
> >     It is now one week exactly since my dear Tom died.  I am still
> searching
> > for the perfect urn to keep his ashes in. I am vacillating between a
> rather
> > expensive peach alabaster globe shaped urn or some beautiful oriental
> object
> > that I might find at an antique or crafts shop.   This Tuesday which
will
> be
> > our 25th wedding anniversary, I have invited a few close friends to
drink
> > champagne and have Beluga Caviar for a brief toast.  I hope Tom will be
> there
> > in spirit. I will try to have a suitable memorial service in mid
July--the
> > new Planetarium would be nice given his interest in the universe, but I
> don't
> > know if this is possible. Tom's colleagues at NHK, his network, are also
> > planning to create a memorial web page for him where we can put pictures
> and
> > send in recollections.  I thought you might be interested in seeing the
> obit
> > notice placed in today's National New York Times.    Love, Bess
> >
> > ***********************
> > The New York Times
> > Sunday, June 11, 2000
> > National Edition
> >
> > TOGASHI, TOM--pioneering Japanese TV journalist, loved and admired by
> > colleagues, friends, and family--died at home in New York City on June
> > 4, of lung cancer at age 63. A fisherman's son from Northern Japan, he
> > earned a law degree from Chuo University in Tokyo and was awarded a law
> > scholarship from the University of Kansas in Lawrence in 1959.  At a
> > time when young Japanese rarely left their homeland, he explored every
> > part of the country he loved and eventually become an American citizen.
> > During the turbulent 60s he took part in almost every major event,
> > became a well-known figure in the East Village, working with LaMama and
> > other groups.  He then went on to make award winning documentaries for
> > Japanese and American public television. His passionate interest in
> > astronomy was reflected in an impressive international NHK-TV Galactic
> > Odyssey series.  In 1996 he received a Media Achievement Award from the
> > International Society for the Study of Dissociation for his sensitive TV
> > portrayal of multiple personality disorder. His beaming smile and
> integrity
> > won the
> > hearts of all who loved and worked with him--whose personal and
> > professional lives he so deeply touched. He will be remembered for his
> > compassion...his playful wit and intellectual curiosity...for his
> > loyalty, tolerance of others, and unwavering decency...and for the
> > courage with which he faced his final challenge.  His life was shorter
> > than it might have been, but as rich and full as it could have been.  He
> > is survived by his wife, Bess Heitner, and his brother, Hitoshi, in New
> > York City and his mother Kikumi and family in Japan..
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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