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Aug 21, 2019 19:43:40   #
charbaby (a regular here)
 
Now, this is not glum at all. In our local paper the obit of an 80 year old woman ran today. She had something like 9 children and 16 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. The obit was obviously written by someone who knew & loved her very much. It said she suffered from an incurable disease known as "Quilt Pox." Symptoms included snuggling under handmade quilts with children & grandchildren. Attending every possible quilt show, quilting bee, quilting guild. Going to shops specializing in fabrics specifically for quilting. She was also often overheard mumbling to herself "wedding ring, mariner's star, Ohio Rose, tumbling blocks." She quilted for each of her children & grandchildren. She entered fairs. She had a wonderful & productive life. I wonder if there has ever been an obituary written including such diseases as yarn pox, knitting or crocheting pox. Maybe I'll have to do an outline for my DD for when I pass on to the great yarn shop in the sky. Where stitches never drop, there are no knots, colors flow as you desire & yarn barf is never seen. 😉
 
Aug 21, 2019 19:47:06   #
maureenb (a regular here)
 
How sweet and lovely to be remembered in such a fashion!
Aug 21, 2019 19:49:15   #
Roe
 
Wow that's a great way to remember the woman that past. I think I may have to have "serious" conversation with my son about what to write on my obituary 😋
Aug 21, 2019 20:01:46   #
Montana Gramma (a regular here)
 
I had better write mine, DH would just say I was connected with fat quarters, skeins and balls and expect everyone to know what he was talking about!
Aug 21, 2019 20:06:53   #
mover (a regular here)
 
Loved this article.A nice way to pay tribute to a loved one.Thanks,Dianne 👍🇨🇦🦋
Aug 21, 2019 20:32:46   #
rahi (a regular here)
 
Great one!
 
Aug 21, 2019 20:39:06   #
Janis Ann
 
What a great tribute!
Aug 21, 2019 21:14:18   #
Gundi2 (a regular here)
 
nice to memorize her this way
Aug 21, 2019 21:15:46   #
RosieC (a regular here)
 
Very special !
Aug 21, 2019 21:25:01   #
smasha12
 
I’ve threatened to write mine partly so the things I’d like mentioned actually are and also so that the grammar and spelling are correct!

My DIL swears there were intentional mistakes in her mother’s because she had spent a lot of time writing to the editor about spelling and grammar. I don’t want to suffer a similar fate.
Aug 21, 2019 21:48:45   #
janie48
 
Perfect as this suit my sister the quilter
 
Aug 21, 2019 22:26:01   #
run4fittness (a regular here)
 
Very good!
Aug 22, 2019 05:49:20   #
jojo111 (a regular here)
 
She was well-loved, apparently, and her work was noted well by those who received the treasures she made.
Aug 22, 2019 07:12:59   #
williesmom
 
I'd love to read the obit.
Aug 22, 2019 08:51:38   #
sjsann (a regular here)
 
Her family really appreciated her and what she made for them. Very well loved lady.
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