sharpsburg(z6MD)September 13, 2013

Good Morning,

I am Oscarthecat's daughter (and owner of the original oscarthecat). I wanted to let you know that my Dad, Steve S. is in the hospital in very poor health with cancer. We do not know the prognosis, but I know he really enjoyed his time online with you and at the swaps.

Please keep him in your prayers and thoughts at this terrible time.

Love, Mary S.

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kimka(Zone 6B)

Oh Mary, what terrible news.

My thoughts and prayers are with him, you and the rest of your family.

Is there an address, we might send cards/letters to for him?

Your father has a legacy of plants in people's yards that have taken on his name. I have several Oscarthecat's dahlias that are always referred to that way when I show them off in my garden

    Bookmark   September 16, 2013 at 8:55AM
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I'm so sorry to hear about your father. Please let us know how he is and or whether we can send him a card or something.
He's been such an inspiration to all of us in this group. My prayers are with him and you and your family.


    Bookmark   September 24, 2013 at 2:55PM
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I am so sorry to hear this. Wishing him all the best ~

    Bookmark   September 29, 2013 at 8:39PM
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Hello Mary,

Just saw this post. I hope that all is well with Steve and will keep him in my prayers.

    Bookmark   November 16, 2013 at 11:25AM
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CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)

I'm checking in. I'm hoping you had a warm and wonderful holiday season together. He was a good man, as your grandmother was a great lady.

    Bookmark   January 5, 2014 at 4:19PM
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CEFreeman(DC/MD Burbs 7B)

Are you taking care of Steve's day lilies? He grew the most beautiful varieties.

I lost my mom suddenly-ish in August. It continues to sting. I hope you're doing well.

    Bookmark   February 4, 2014 at 8:21PM
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