In Memoriam


Today marks the anniversary of the death of a very special man, Raymond Goss, Jr., who was my English teacher during Senior year of High School. He was an amazing, unique, passionate educator that helped ignite a passion for learning within the hearts of students.  A recent posting described the amazing way that students responded when he became ill a few years ago. In the two weeks before he died he received hundreds of pieces of correspondence from grateful former students, some he had not heard from in decades. It was a beautiful thing to witness. You can read the whole story here

Mr. Goss passed away before he could read any of my post High School efforts at writing, but I hope he would be proud. I am also pleased that all the new visitors to this page get to learn about what an interesting man he was. I guess that is what you call full circle.

NOTE: In hindsight, the original version of this posting seemed more about ME than HIM.  I apologize, it has now been revised.

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