Tuesday, October 06, 2009

Update

I'll be updating the blog shortly. The burial for my father, a life-long Cal fan, was today.

18 comments:

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Anonymous said...

Semper fi. Hang in there.

Mr. Big said...

I wish you and your family the best during this trying time. I lost my mother a few years ago and a day doesn't go by that I don't think about her. I hope you find comfort in memories of good times with your dad.

SmacK said...

May he rest in peace and may you rejoice in his life. Thanks for all you do. Go Bears.

ernie said...

for all you do to keep cal football fans informed, the very least i can do is to convey my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your father.

Anonymous said...

I'm very sorry for your loss. Thanks for all your hard work and devotion to this site.

samschoice said...

Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Thanks for all your hard work thus far and looking forward to your imminent return.

Anonymous said...

Sorry for your loss. I'll be praying for you and your family. Thank you for all that you do for us!

Anonymous said...

I'm sorry for your loss...will be praying for you guys.

Brian said...

I'll add my voice to those who express sadness for your loss. This e-community may be virtual, but our sincere condolences for your family are real in every way.

Lauren said...

I am sorry for your lost.
Lauren.

Bearacious said...

Sincerest condolences for your loss --you are in our thoughts.

Anonymous said...

i have been an anonymous reader of your blog for years, I'm sorry to hear of your loss. take care of your family and go bears.

Scott said...

Dave, Thanks for the blog and my deepest condolences.

Anonymous said...

Dave, im sorry to hear about your loss. May your father rest in eternal peace.

Anonymous said...

He'll have the best view of memorial from above.

Dave said...

Thanks to everyone for your kind comments. I've included his obituary below.
Stanley J. Michael
Stanley was born in Pensacola Florida in 1932. The son of Rear Admiral Stanley J. Michael and Kathryn Michael, he was an Eagle Scout, and graduated from the Columbian Preparatory School in Washington DC. He then obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the United Stated Naval Academy in 1954. Upon graduation he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the United State Marine Corps. He served two tours of duties in Vietnam, commanded the 3rd Reconnaissance Battalion, 3rd Marine Division, and served as the Senior Marine Advisor to the Taiwanese Marine Corps. Upon retirement from the Marine Corps in 1978, he began a 25 year-long career in Silicon Valley. He was an avid runner and an expert on the Civil War. He travelled extensively throughout the world. He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Doris, his three children, Karen, Stanley and David, and six grandchildren, Madeline, Allison, Sean, Max, Paul and Marianne. A devoted Cal fan, his wife and three children all graduated from UC Berkeley.

Anonymous said...

I'm very sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace.