After 3 days of near-catatonic existence, it was time to accept the fact of his determination. It was time to grant permission.
“It’s OK, Bud. Whatever you want to do is OK. It’s OK to let go.
“Susan loves you. Connie loves you. Ann Marie loves you.
“We found your paper; we know your wishes; we’ll do as you asked.
“It’s OK. It’s OK.”
Marlin (Bud) Peck Cruse
August 4, 1932—August 12, 2013.
What an adventure.