Got this in the mail--sharing for those who knew JonRN/pappy

  1. A former member of allnurses has died of a massive heart attack, JonRN/pappy. I am sure there are those still here that would want to know. Thanks
    I didn't see that anyone else had shared this news, a friend forwarded the info to me yesterday.
  2. 15 Comments

  3. by   PennyLane
    My thoughts are with his friends and family. That is very sad indeed. I remember his posts from when I first joined this site.
  4. by   VivaLasViejas
    Oh, no........I used to enjoy his posts so much, and I'd wondered what happened to him. When did he pass away?
  5. by   jnette
    Oh my... so very sorry to hear this.

    Yes, I, too remember him from when I had first started coming here.

    Sending condolenses to his family and friends.
  6. by   SmilingBluEyes
    OH NO!!!!! say it's not so. I have fond memories of Pappy....I am sorry to read this. My thoughts are with him and his family. How heartbreaking for them. He was always such a positive guy here. Thank you for telling us, Chris.
  7. by   dianah
    I remember Pappy, too, and always looked forward to his feisty posts. So very sad to hear this news . . I kept a little hope in my heart that he would come back to the BB someday, and grace us with his wit again. I will be thinking of his family . . . Miss ya, Pappy. Hope you're in a MUCH better place, raising **ll!!
  8. by   Tweety
    I'm sorry to hear that. From time to time I've been wondering about him. My condolences to his family.
  9. by   karenG
    I too have miseed his posts........

    and he probably is raising h**l somewhere!!

  10. by   kids
    My condolences to his family and those who knew him.
  11. by   eltrip
    I'm saddened to hear of his passing. I've missed him and his indominatable spirit. My thoughts are with his family.
  12. by   chris_at_lucas_RN
    This came yesterday to pass on to you all. I'm sorry not to have known pappy/JonRN, as he was clearly loved on this board. It does sound like he fought a good battle and had a good passing. Our loss, for sure.

    We received an email on Monday night at Heathers board from Jon's wife Grace to tell us he became ill Saturday night( last Sat.) and she took him to the hospital on Sunday where an EKG showed he had suffered a massive heart attack. His condition worsened Sunday night, but she stressed that he was kept comfortable and died around noon on Monday. He had just celebrated his cancer being in remission for a year.....he always said he would die with his cancer...not from his cancer so he got that one right. He is missed thats for sure.thank you for sharing the news.
  13. by   NRSKarenRN
    His grit and determination to fight against the odds will be remembered along with his passion for nursing. Sending his wife and family a {{{{HUG}}}}. We are all richer for having met him.

    Classic JonRN thread: Who's on your airplane?
    Last edit by NRSKarenRN on Feb 8, '05
  14. by   Mkue
    We are all richer for having met him.
    So true Karen.

    I'm sad to hear of his passing