The Struggle Has Ended

Greg Hewlett passed away on January 17th after nearly eight years of battling colon cancer. While we grieve his loss, we are comforted to know that he is with his Lord.

If you would like to leave your thoughts on Greg, please see this thread.

If you would like to make a charitable donation in Greg's honor, please see this thread.

Wednesday, March 2, 2005

An Important Role

I've mentioned to you that Carl and Sue are down here supporting us right now. There was one very important role Carl played that I have yet to mention. Yesterday, when it came time to remove my staples, Christine hustled back out to the waiting room to retrieve Carl to come join us. He had done this once before. The protocol for my staple removal goes like this. The nurse uses the staple remover to extract the staples one by one. I hold Carl's hand and proceed to crush it with each staple removed. It went by quite well for me. I'm not so sure his hand did so well, though. Gives fresh meaning to the concept of bearing another's sufferings.

By the way, the pic below is the back side of the Hazel's house we visited yesterday...

Hazel House.jpg


anne said...

Those meaty paws do come in handy! That is the perfect role for my father (he really would do anything for you greg!)
We love and miss you and wish we could be there.
the murrays

Larry Riddle said...

Mr. Hewitt, would you be or would you be related to the hiker of the Appalachian Trail lore known as The Tuba Man?
Your name sounds so familiar to me. I practically lived on that trail from 2000-2003.
I heard about you from another web site I was visiting last night and I want you to know I'd appreciate it very much my dear brother in Christ if you continue to keep me updated.