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A memorial service for Bear will be held at St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church, 3050 California Ave SW, Sunday, January 31 at 2pm with a reception to follow.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances to honor Bear may be made to the Mission Folk Festival at Box 3125, Mission, BC, Canada, V2V 4J3 , and tax deductible donations for Anna’s education and Bear’s medical costs can be made through Anna’s church, Friends of the One,  Bear Fund,  P.O. Box 18646, Seattle, WA 98118.

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Bridgett Chandler posted a new journal entry.

Hello, all.  Anna and I can never thank you all enough for the loving tribute to our Bear last Sunday.  He would have loved that there were as many heartfelt laughs as ... Read more

Shannon Flora signed Bear's Guestbook.

Dear Bridgett & Anna, I hope you can still receive some  good thoughts about Bear although it has been nearly two years since he left us. We had moved to Vashon ... Read more

Audrey Muller signed Bear's Guestbook.

It takes me time to be able to express my sorrow. I am truly sorry  for your lost.  Bear was a great person. Many years ago there were three great men who were friends ... Read more

Lawrie, Curt and family Williams signed Bear's Guestbook.

Hey Bridgett and Anna, There's a poem from Wendell Berry I thought might be helpful; Hope makes its little song:    "And we will see him in     The morning ... Read more

Cheryl Brush signed Bear's Guestbook.

I would love to watch the video of the memorial service.  I love the line "believes in life before death."   Thinking of you with peace and love, Read more

John Cowan signed Bear's Guestbook.

Dear Bridgett and Anna, The memorial service was lovely and such a beautiful tribute to a Man whom I really did not know.  After I left the service I felt that I had ... Read more

Bridgett Chandler posted a new journal entry.

Hello, all.  Anna and I can never thank you all enough for the loving tribute to our Bear last Sunday.  He would have loved that there were as many heartfelt laughs as ... Read more

Tina Christiansen signed Bear's Guestbook.

Bridgett, The service yesterday was a touching tribute. Even though I never met Bear, it was clear that he was a very special man who loved and was loved deeply. Tina Read more

Bridgett Chandler posted a new journal entry.

Hello, beloved friends and family.  The service yesterday for Bear was simply perfect - filled with beauty, tears, belly laughs, and, of course, exceptionally good ... Read more

Deb Smith signed Bear's Guestbook.

Dear Bridget and Anna, I was so sorry to hear of Bear's passing.  He always had a smile and a great story to tell me.  His incredible love for life and his family was ... Read more

Gary Rollins signed Bear's Guestbook.

I am a guitarist/singer/music educator and studio musician. I worked at Tower Records Queen Anne store in Seattle in the 1970s and early 1980s. I would sometimes be in ... Read more

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