Jeffry Lyle Huber
- January 24, 2012
- Virginia Beach, Virginia
of Jeffry's Passing
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Memories & Candles
I live in Australia, and never met Jeff Huber except through his posts on antiwar.com. But I admired and respected him, and will miss him. The US and the world is poorer without him.
Posted by: Alex Bell - Newstead Mar 13, 2012
I have been slightly numb since Monday, when I first heard of Jeff's passing. What can I say that could be of any comfort to the friends and family whose lives were far more intertwined with Jeff's than my own? I was a freshman at Valpo during Jeff's senior year. He was so incredibily talented as an actor, writer, director -- he was also, already, an astonishingly gifted story teller. No matter how crazy a party could be, it was
Posted by: Edna Faulk Stoehr - San Francisco, CA - Friend Mar 10, 2012
I am grieving for the loss of a dear friend, even though I only saw him physically once, when I visited in 2009. Since we had discovered we were kindred spirits in late 2006 or early 2007, we had talked every few days or weeks on the phone about the insanity of the wars and politics surrounding them, as well as writing and jazz. He was a man of towering strength of character who admired greatly for his stoic calm and absolute devotion to his values. I miss him greatly.
Posted by: Gareth - Arlington, VA Mar 08, 2012
My best friend for many years, and an enormous influence in my life -- even in a few good ways! Jeff and I became friends and comedy-team partners during our time at Valparaiso University, and we saw each other nearly every day for several years thereafter. He was something of a lost soul (though he'd slap me for saying that) when he made the seemingly snap decision to join the Navy, but it was the decision that channeled his brilliance
Posted by: John Larrabee - Valparaiso, IN Mar 07, 2012
Jeff was a gifted, gifted man - smart, perceptive, in the moment. And always challenging - challenging others, and, I think as well, himself. He was bracing and thought -provoking and always kept me and others on their toes. He did not suffer fools lightly, but he could be one if he chose to - which he gleefully often did. I admired him a lot because he had guts. He and I were part of the MFA acting program at
Posted by: Greg Vinkler - Plainfield, NJ - Schoolmate Mar 07, 2012
Farewell Jeff. Thank-you for your legacy of insight and humour. Whether tossing brickbats or bouquets your style was always impeccable, your delivery peerless and your friendship and wisdom invaluable.
Posted by: Carl Wagener - Fairfield, IA Mar 06, 2012
I'm going to miss you like Gilliard, Commander. You broke the mold and spoke truth to power like few in this country ever have. I hope one day to live up to your ideal.
Posted by: William Agnew, OD - Matawan, NJ Mar 06, 2012
I am going to miss your lovely wit that took such ferocious bites out of the backsides of many a fool. Thank you Jeff.
Posted by: Susie Dow - CA - ePluribus Media Mar 06, 2012
I knew Jeff Huber through his writing on the internet. He was a fine writer, with a sharp sense of humor and also a lot of knowledge, both of the US military and of foreign policy issues. I learned from him, respected him, and like many others, I will miss him. Condolences to his family and friends. I'm so sorry he died so young. May he be upheld by the Light as his journey goes on.
Posted by: Fiona West - Arlington, VA Mar 05, 2012
We met about a half dozen years ago... yes, A Political Thing. We were in awe of our guest, Sen. Max Cleland. Seeing Jeff in awe.... well, if you knew him! He helped me with my pup and two rescued dogs who were skilled at escaping my fenced yard. One of the rescues was named for the Prosecutor "Fitzgerald"! Love was found that week: we found a lasting friendship and he adopted Fitzie. Could that dog have asked for a
Posted by: Leslie Dwyer - Charlotte, NC Mar 05, 2012