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Teddy...what a guy. The only person I know who could make me look and feel unkempt! The only guy I would trust with my car...the only guy I know that when he answered the phone, and you asked him how he was, always, always said "Excellent!" He was and always will be in my mind, a one of a kind. Willing to do anything for you at anytime. I watched Ted grow up with our two boys and am so

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Posted by: David Meyer - West Linn, OR   Mar 31, 2009

My thoughts and prayers are with Teddy's family and friends. It is a tragic loss of a wonderful young man.

Posted by: Debbie Wilkins    Mar 31, 2009

I hope his family stays strong during this time. Ted was loved so dearly.

Posted by: Jane    Mar 31, 2009

"Our Teddy is no longer with us." I will never forget those words and I will never forget Teddy. Such a fine human being. So warm, kind, thoughtful, positive, funny, and smart. So handsome and impeccable in his dress and manners! Such a good friend to my daughter, for which I am grateful.

I ache for Erica, Robin, Teddy's family, and all of Teddy's many friends. There is a hole in our hearts and lives. Nancy and Tom, I am

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Posted by: Bev Davis Root - Tualatin, OR   Mar 29, 2009

Ted (Teddy) was one of my favorite students. He always contributed to the class discussion and activities. I was impressed by his insights and his genuine interest in the study of literature. He was a student that left a lasting impression and I am deeply saddened. The world is missing a bright light of passion, enthusiasm and zest for life. Meagyn Keys Karmakar

Posted by: Meagyn (Keys) Karmakar - Beaverton, OR   Mar 28, 2009

Ted,Nancy, Tom & "Fred the Dog". What wonderful memories you have left with us. Seeing Ted & friends ride by on their bikes past our townhome in the summer in nw portland was always a joy. having Ted ring my cell phone and say, "hey, i just saw you drive by in the speedster...the car looks awsome"! i will truly miss the "car talk" with you Ted. a little bit of you lives on forever in each one of us.
we love you all...Dave & Becky

Posted by: david schroeder    Mar 28, 2009

teddy, we know that to everyone else you were Ted, but to us you were Teddy. you were a car guy to the extreme, a great guy & you left us way too early. we will miss you forever.
god bless you, stan,martha,
jonathan & the bif

Posted by: the cohen's - waverly, PA   Mar 27, 2009

When remembering our friend, Ted, I will always think of two things: his wonderful sense of humor and his unwavering support of another's ambition or talent. Even as early as high school he acknowledged other's accomplishments with encouragement and was first to send a genuine complement. Because of this I always looked forward to sharing thoughts and ideas with him as I knew his friendship was a safe harbor to nurture creativity. It's a lesson in friendship and decency that I'll take with me for the rest of my life. 

Posted by: Joshua Mecouch - West Linn, OR   Mar 27, 2009