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Making the Days Count

Monkey see, monkey do
Monkey see, monkey do

Today was an eventful day for me.  At lunch, my friend Phyllis called to tell me the sad news that her father passed away last week.  We enjoyed a nice 20-minute chat (including me giving some song suggestions for the funeral mass) and I assured her that my family and I would pray for the repose of her father’s soul and for her entire family.

Ironically, I talked to Phyllis while I was on my way to a “Celebration of Life” for Peter Swinton, a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers – where I worked from 1995 to 2002.  Peter tragically passed away earlier this month from a biking accident.  St. Andrew’s-Wesley United Church was jam-packed, a wonderful testament to just how well-loved and respected he was.

Although I never got to work with Peter directly, all of the speakers at the service reinforced what I knew of him:  he was kind, fun, humble, intelligent, playful, and loyal.  He was an outstanding leader and devoted husband and father.

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