Jeff Sass wrote about his experience at a memorial tribute for a friend of the family.
It was a true celebration of a life, and an evening filled with much more laughter than tears. There were probably 400 people in attendance, and a heavy presence of both law enforcement professionals and leather clad bikers, two seemingly disparate communities, yet my friend’s dad was clearly beloved by both.
To say it was inspirational would be a gross understatement.
I think I learned many things last night, but the one thing I want to try harder to focus on is to celebrate life now. I want to celebrate my life and all that I have to be grateful for, and I want to celebrate the lives of my children and my family and all the people that I love. I don’t want to wait for the memorial.
Jeff Sass is the proud dad of ZEO (Zach, 22, Ethan, 20 and Olivia, 18). He is also a seasoned entertainment and technology exec and active social media enthusiast. See more of Jeff’s writing at Dadomatic.