On 10/28/2011 11:16 AM, Melba's Jammin' wrote:
> Lynn Gifford has passed.
> Blake Murphy has passed.
> Helle Gaare Paulsen passed yesterday. She was 46. Breast cancer.
> Longtime rfc posters will have to go back about 12 years to remember
> Helle, one of our two "Scandinavian authorities." (Katrine Someone was
> the other.) I always loved when they posted to each other in Norwegian
> to clarify with each other the finer points of a response. Helle lived
> in Tromsų, Norway (north or the Arctic Circle) and was a total delight.
> Although we never met f2f, I am confident we will meet in another realm
> someday. She leaves a legacy of joy, dignity, integrity, warmth for
> others, and great courage. She set a high bar for good character and I
> will miss her. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter Sunniva
> and is survived by her daughter Elise (I'm guessing Elise is about 17-19
> now), parents, and brother.
I really liked her, I remember she lost her daughter. Very hard.