It is with great sadness that I report that our friend of many months, RexDart, AKA Jeff Zurio, succumbed to his metastatic cancer earlier in the month. Fred from Brooklyn and I had kept in touch with him and when I last spoke with him he was in good spirits with good pain control. He had friends in El Paso who were going to actually care for him so he wouldn’t be alone. After that phone call, we lost all contact with Jeff.
One thing Jeff told me (many times, actually) was that the support, both financially and emotionally, from …
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