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Larry Tait
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My friend and co-worker Larry Tait had a massive heart attack last Saturday. He died this morning.

He was a wonderful person... I knew and worked with him for almost 25 years. He cared deeply and laughed a lot. He was a man of infinite jest, but nobody's fool. He was smart, wise, diligent, scrupulous and honorable. He ran his department like a family, full of love and laughter and the occasional spat; he brought life and joy to the office.

He went out of his way to help me on a number of occasions, and his insight and experience helped me so many times. He was an ideal colleague and a dear friend. He and I had this running joke- he'd say something outrageous and I would stick my head around the corner (or, more recently, pop it up over the cubicle wall) and give him a look, and he'd say "What?". And we'd laugh.

Gods, I'll miss him.

Ave atque vale, Larry. Safe journey and peace.

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I'm so sorry for your loss.

I am so sorry for your loss. It is a wonderful thing to have dear friends and doubly so at work. May his memory serve as a comfort to you.

Hail to your friend and my his memory serve to comfort you in the future.

I wish I knew what to say, other than *hugs* - my thoughts are with you.....

Hugs are always good.

Thank you.

You are in my heart my friend, may the Lady hold him gently in Her hands.

I'm sorry to hear about this, brother. He sounds like a good man who had a good life.

He was, and he did. Too short a life, though...

I'm so sorry hun. He sounded like a wonderful guy.

I am so sorry love. Your memories honor him..

very sorry to hear about your friend. I am glad, however, that you many fine years working together.

Still sucks though...

Yeah, it still sucks.

Thank you for your sympathy...

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