Theodore James Karwin
- November 13, 1985 - March 24, 2009
- Portland, Oregon
of Theodore's Passing
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I knew Ted briefly at Chapman and in the short time I knew him, I had the pleasure of experiencing his kind and genuine energy. I haven't seen him in years, but he's definitely in my thoughts and I wish all of my best to his family.
Posted by: PC - Los Angeles, CA Dec 07, 2011
There are no words that can express the sorrow I feel over your loss of Teddy. (He will forever be Teddy to me!) Reading the tributes tells me that he will live on through all of the family and friends that he has touched with his infectious spirit. I am with you in thought and prayer and would do anything to help you through this time of sorrow.
Posted by: Debbie Hanna Dec 07, 2011
Ted was only at Willamette for one year but I still feel touched by knowing him and being his neighbor. I wish I had kept more in touch with him after he left Willamette. I hope he knows just how much he is missed and the mark he left upon this world.
Posted by: Suzanne S. Dec 07, 2011
Teddy will be so missed. He was my 3rd grandson. He was bright, smart and so much fun. I have great memories. My heart goes out to Nancy and Tom. Love you Florence
Posted by: Florenc R Dec 07, 2011
Ted was a gem of a young man and Tom and Nancy are 'teriffic' parents!!!!!! If there is something positive to be learned from this tragedy I hope it opens all our eyes to be thankful for what we have, to be kind, understanding and civil to everyone and to simply do the right things at all times. My love and thoughts to Tom and Nancy in what is an unbelieveable time....I am here for both of you anytime and for anything!!! Your Good Friend, Tony
Posted by: Tony Polito - Lake Oswego, OR Dec 07, 2011
"This parting cannot be for long; for those who love as we do cannot be parted. We shall always be united in thought, and thought is a great magnet"... love letters of abelard & heloise We'll remember you Teddy, we'll remember you... tom and debs
Posted by: Tom and Deborah Rounds Dec 07, 2011
Tribute To Teddy April 1, 2009 Our family has been blessed by our long time friendship with the Karwins and I am honored to be sharing my reflections on how extraordinary Teddy was and how he will always be considered an important and treasured member of our family. It seems like only a few years ago that I held him in my arms visiting him as a newborn at Providence Hospital he was gorgeous from the very beginning. With
Posted by: Teri Meyer Dec 07, 2011
Ted was like a big brother to my son and will be deeply missed. My son first met Ted when he started at U.P. Ted was a true friend; always responsive and willing to listen. I met Ted when my son and I were in Portland last summer. Ted recommended a great quirky place to eat. Over lunch I expereinced many of the qualities that other people have described about Ted; he was charasmatic, fun, intelligent, articulate, generous, kind and
Posted by: Karen Hunter - Boise, ID Dec 07, 2011
We all will miss you Ted. It helps to know the God awful pain your parents feel was shared by so many that attended your memorial service. You are in the heart of so many Ted. You are in God's hands now and will find peace in heaven.
Posted by: Donald E. McEwan - Scottsdale, AZ Dec 07, 2011
It's taken me 1 Yr. to write this. Your not dead. Nobody ever dies. Because you are going to live inside of everyone who knew you, everyone you ever touched. No matter how little. The people who loved you, MOM, DAD, Friends, Family, (ME). They're never going to stop thinking of you, or talking about you. Were never going to forget you- because that never goes away. Your Never going to die because you were loved... You loved! Your going
Posted by: Janet A. Kasperbauer - Berthoud, CO Dec 07, 2011