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“Peace and Love, « En fin de compte, ce qui importe ce ne sont pas les années vécues mais la vie vécue chacune de ces années » Abraham ...Read More »
1 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“Were you there when they crucified my loved ones? ”
2 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“every so often, i find myself googling your name. i'm not sure what i think i'll find, but i do it anyway. i remember you making some image once of...Read More »
3 of 110 | Posted by: l - san diego, CA

“"This body is not me I am not a prisoner of this body I am Life infinite with many faces I never was born as I never will die Look and see! The...Read More »
4 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Haiku sur la Mort "Ce corps n'est pas moi Je ne suis pas prisonnier de ce corps Je suis la Vie infinie a plusieurs visages Je ne suis jamais ne...Read More »
5 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“.......It is a heartache that you are not here with your family and your friends. We all miss you very much; especially on the anniversary day....I...Read More »
6 of 110 | Posted by: Kitsu Angie Nguyen - San Diego, CA

“One thousand. That is what today is - 1,000 empty days without you. Many may have forgotten, but I still keep counting. Each day I feel the new...Read More »
7 of 110 | Posted by: JP - San Diego, CA - Brother

“http://ak.imgag.com/imgag/product/preview/flash/bws8Shell_fps24.swf?ihost=http://ak.imgag.com/imgag&brandldrPath=/product/full/el/&cardNum=/product...Read More »
8 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“Click on Christmas Card "Christmas Card" Love ”
9 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“Joy to the world and Jesu, Joy of man desiring (Bach) Love, http://shine.yahoo.com/ellen-good-news/u-s-air-force-band-wows-crowd-in-the-most...Read More »
10 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“http://www.youtube.com/embed/e-y581HdWfY?rel=0 Paul Anka wrote this for Sinatra , and only a violin can make this sound as beautiful as it truly...Read More »
11 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“Seek the truth, thou shall see Life Follow the ant' steps, Weave through clusters of grass Under the shadows, dark A world, unsettled Silence...Read More »
12 of 110 | Posted by: kiwittl

“Louis...I am so stunned and saddened to hear of your passing. You were so bright and kind. The love between you and Jen was so beautiful. Can...Read More »
13 of 110 | Posted by: Chris

“Hello my dear favorite funny handsome cousin! re safe and sound, knowing that you always shine done on us every morning when the sun comes up from...Read More »
14 of 110 | Posted by: Angie - San Diego, CA - Cousin

“Bird of heaven The promise was buried in grief A bird took flight to the heart of the realm That fleeting moment carried a world of torments It...Read More »
15 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi - CA

“Found a good song to mark your B-Day: http://youtube.googleapis.com/v/4ZfaR-3ftP4&fmt=22 ”
16 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Happy Birthday, Lou my boy! ”
17 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“I still miss you, my friend. I remember you in my prayers and I think often about you and the times we shared. This is the two-year anniversary of...Read More »
18 of 110 | Posted by: David Romano - Cherry Valley, CA

“To mark the 2 years of your passing, "I will always love you", Louis: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CSOt-iP1vYw ”
19 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“"On Eagle's wings And he will raise you up on eagle's wings Bear you on the breath of dawn Make you shine like the sun And hold you in the palm...Read More »
20 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“For you Mister, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7CbAjj80NIM M. ”
21 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi - CA

“Peace and Love to You, my Louis http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaJuR8QaBrQ ”
22 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“Miss you so much. Another New Year won't be the same without you but hoping to still make you proud! ”
23 of 110 | Posted by: US

“Happy Holidays, dude! * http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=Us-TVg40ExM * STAND BY ME ...Read More »
24 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“i miss you phdmd83 ”
25 of 110 | Posted by: l - CA

“Dance of the Fairies by Akim (Violon) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LNCikMtZLJI ”
26 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“My Way by Sinatra http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ljrFQyE1hAg&feature=related http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egY8rUpxqcE&feature=related ”
27 of 110 | Posted by: kiwi

“"Tenderness, Love, Friendship & Joy of Living I am strong because I was weak I am wise because I was' stupid I am grateful because I've seen...Read More »
28 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“"Tendresse, Amour, Amitie' & Joie de vivre Je suis fort(e) parce que j'ai ete' faible Je suis sage parce que j'ai ete' stupide Je suis...Read More »
29 of 110 | Posted by: M. - San Diego, CA - M.

“"... Love does not disappear because death is nothing: I am only in the next room. I am me, you're you. What I was for you,...Read More »
30 of 110 | Posted by: ND - Dalat , CA - Louis' mom

“I cried when you passed away. I still cry today. Although I loved you dearly, I couldn’t make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, Hard...Read More »
31 of 110 | Posted by: CL

“i'm up in the middle of the night and seem to be stuck in a loop of facebook and googling, re-reading, re-searching, remembering... i found pictures...Read More »
32 of 110 | Posted by: anon - san diego, CA

“i'm up in the middle of the night and seem to be stuck in a loop of facebook and googling, re-reading, re-searching, remembering... i found pictures...Read More »
33 of 110 | Posted by: anon - san diego, CA

“i'm up in the middle of the night and seem to be stuck in a loop of facebook and googling, re-reading, re-searching, remembering... i found pictures...Read More »
34 of 110 | Posted by: anon - san diego, CA

“Happy Birthday, Louis :) I love you, Urvi ”
35 of 110 | Posted by: Urvi

“Dude: FYI, a flower arrangement was delivered to our door on March 29 with a card that reads: "We continue to keep you in our thoughts and...Read More »
36 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Dude: Dude: Enclosed is my English translation of aunty Ngoc-Lan (who is mom's high-school alumna)'s verses. Dad * * * THE TIME WHICH...Read More »
37 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Knowing your French limitations, Co Ly has translated the previous posting into English * * * It has already been a year that Louis left us. I...Read More »
38 of 110 | Posted by: Co Ly - San Diego, CA

Xmas 2010 @ Home “Knowing your limitations with French language, Co Ly has translated the previous posting into English * * * It has already been a year that...Read More »
39 of 110 | Posted by: Co Ly - San Diego, CA

“Cela fait un an déjà que Louis nous a quittés. Je voudrais garder le silence par respect pour vos coeurs endoloris. Quels mots seraient assez...Read More »
40 of 110 | Posted by: TPhuong

“A RAY OF SUNLIGHT UPON MY FINGERS My nights have been cold and my days lonely The silence has been deafening, the void driving me crazy ...Read More »
41 of 110 | Posted by: MyLien

“GIỖ ĐẦU LOUIS NGỌC DUY March 29th, 2012 Ngọc Lan: LE TEMPS QUI PASSE, LOUIS ... Parfois la main se tend vers...Read More »
42 of 110 | Posted by: NgocLan

“Parce que l'Amour est plus fort que la Souffrance, Parce que l'Espérance triomphe de la Mort, Parce que ton sourire est plus présent que l...Read More »
43 of 110 | Posted by: Như Hoa - Paris - France

“Dear Louis, Not a day goes by without thinking of you... I miss you lots. I hope you are resting peacefully. Love, Urvi ”
44 of 110 | Posted by: Urvi

“I miss you Louis. I remember you in my prayers and think about you often. This is the one-year anniversary of the year you entered into eternal life...Read More »
45 of 110 | Posted by: David Romano

““Some People come into our lives Leave footprints on our hearts And we are never the same …” Peace and Love ...Read More »
46 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Diep - San Diego, CA

“Dude: You were on mind when I woke up this morning; I still ask God: Sững sờ đi nhận xác con Trời nào, ác thế, con tôi, tội...Read More »
47 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

2010 ThanksGiving @ BaBa's place “Dude: FYI, auntie Han has relocated to your town. Should you miss Viet foods, you know she would be delighted to prepare you some. We all miss...Read More »
48 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Goodbye The peach leaves are strewn across the path to Paradise The springs bid goodbye, the orioles join in sympathy! Half a year spent in Heaven...Read More »
49 of 110 | Posted by: NDiep

“Another nice dream when I saw you and your family (Dad&Mom&JP) on a sail yacht with lots of sunshine, light breeze and blue sky above. Every Re:...Read More »
50 of 110 | Posted by: Uncle Chuong - Housto - Uncle

Xmas 2010, buying fresh trees for Ba-Ba and our house. “Dude: Received a second mail from Mini of Escondido who offers incentives for you to trade your Mini for a new one. Don't think you're interested ...Read More »
51 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

2010 Xmas at home “SUMMONS OF THE FOUR SEASONS * * * You rise up and summon the Summer rains Summer rains, Summer rains Summer...Read More »
52 of 110 | Posted by: M - San Diego, CA - Louis' mom

2008 Xmas at home “Goodbye The peach leaves are strewn across the path to Paradise The springs bid goodbye, the orioles join in sympathy! ...Read More »
53 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Diep - San Diego, CA

“Dude: FYI, mom & I received an album with handwritten notes & photos from 17 researchers of the Malinow's lab a couple of days ago. They all miss...Read More »
54 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

At a restaurant overlooking the San Diego harbor, celebrating mom's birthday in 2010. “Dude: It's been exactly 6 months since you're gone. We're still being dumbfounded by your sudden departure. We miss you & hope you're at peace...Read More »
55 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Went thru a couple of my boxes of archive yesterday & found: 1. A copy of the first Saltman Quarterly that has your photo, and your handwriting ...Read More »
56 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“still missing you like crazy buddy. we will chill again one day. looking forward to that day. ”
57 of 110 | Posted by: Farrukh Jafri

Uncle Chuong&Aunt Hoa& Cousin Emily Nguyen “I've just seen you in my dream last night very clearly and long that waked me up. It's strange since I barely talked to you, and was only kept...Read More »
58 of 110 | Posted by: Chuong Nguyen - Houston, TX

Sunday - July 24, 2011 “This morning, when visiting Louis' place, I saw 7 new (all old flowers were cleared a couple of days ago) pots of palm & flowers of which one had a...Read More »
59 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

Louis' resting place - July 10, 2011 “Dude: A pin-wheel to keep your place cool this summer. Dad ”
60 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

March 2010 in a restaurant on Harbor Island overlooking San Diego Harbor “Dude: Missing you on your 101th day. Dad ”
61 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Tendres sont vos mots , Douces sont vos paroles, Profonde leur résonance Dans les coeurs meurtris. Même si la peine est fidèle Au rendez...Read More »
62 of 110 | Posted by: Nhu-Hoa Nguyen - Paris - France

“A HUNDRED DAYS To Louis Ngoc-Duy * * * At the start of spring You've gone with the wind, the threshold of your full life, you left Earth, ...Read More »
63 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France

“Louis: I've ordered a pot of purple flower put at your resting place to celebrate our Independence Day - July the 4th. Hope you like it. We'll...Read More »
64 of 110 | Posted by: Chuong Nguyen - Houston, TX

“CENTS JOURS A LOUIS NGOC DUY, A l’orée du printemps Tu t’es envolé avec le vent, Au seuil de ta pleine vie, Tu as quitté la Terre, Père...Read More »
65 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France

“WHEN THE FIRST BLOOMS STARTED TO FADE When the first blooms started to fade Gentle reminder of the passage of time I remember the saying: “This...Read More »
66 of 110 | Posted by: My-Lien - Bethlehem, PA

Louis Rest in Peace - June 11, 2011 “Thinking of you, Dude! Dad ”
67 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“Video clip made by Louis' classmates at Stony Brook, New York: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1RQnV51KBI ”
68 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“From the Eulogy that I composed for Louis: "... Louis lived life with great passion. The best way for us remaining here on earth is to try to...Read More »
69 of 110 | Posted by: JP Nguyen - Habor City, CA

“Got a card with enclosed wording in the mail yesterday (a month and a half after Louis' sudden departure), which I would like to enter it here for...Read More »
70 of 110 | Posted by: JC - Encinitas, CA - A Friend

“Found in our archive: A Mother's Day May 14, 1995 card. * * * "HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY MOM! Hope you get everything you want! Best Wishes! I Love...Read More »
71 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA - Dad

“PLEURS POUR UN FILS Traduction du texte de Anh Khoi * * * J’imaginais Qu’un jour arriverait Où toi, mon fils, tu me pleurerais… ...Read More »
72 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France

“Khóc Con * * * Bố những tưởng sau này con khóc bố Có ai ngờ bố lại phải khóc con ... Con Tạo kia xoay vần gay...Read More »
73 of 110 | Posted by: Khoi - PA - Dad's friend

“a lot of things remind me of you. well, they always have - it's just bittersweet now. i wish words could do more, or want and desire would create or...Read More »
74 of 110 | Posted by: l - friend

“HUMMINGBIRD or BUTTERFLY * * * Was it a hummingbird or a butterfly That just passed me by? One month...Read More »
75 of 110 | Posted by: My-Lien - Bethlehem, PA

After the Funeral Mass at the Ascension Catholic Church * San Diego, CA - April 8, 2011 “Dude: You have more friends than I thought. Dad ”
76 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA - Dad

After the Funeral Mass at the Ascension Catholic Church *  San Diego, California - April 8, 2011 “Dude: You have more friends than I thought. Dad ”
77 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA - Dad

“ETERNAL SPRING One month already ... You're gone, a solar child, a month already ... Pain and havoc in the heart of a father and mother, ...Read More »
78 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France

“Dude: It has been a month; I'm still dumbfounded by your sudden departure. JP, mom & I miss you. Hope you're resting in peace. Dad ”
79 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA

“ETERNEL PRINTEMPS Un mois déjà… Tu es parti, enfant solaire, Un mois déjà… Douleur et ravages Dans un cœur de père et de mère, ...Read More »
80 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France

“We'll all miss you Louie. God works in a mysterious way. I hope you rest well my friend. We will all remember you. See you again some day. ”
81 of 110 | Posted by: Elhibaro Norfolk

“I will always remember your smiling face as you would come off of a morning of surfing to come into lab. You were always a pleasure to work with in...Read More »
82 of 110 | Posted by: Nikki Noren Hooten

“Il a disparu, bel oiseau dansant sur les flots blancs Dans l’azur du ciel et de la mer Fine esquisse d’une infime croix Dressant la foi...Read More »
83 of 110 | Posted by: Ngoc-Lan - Toulouse - France, CA

“2- Il s’en est allé, le fils adoré, Laissant un grand frère bien-aimé Pour que ses parents ne soient pas abandonnés Car, redoublant de...Read More »
84 of 110 | Posted by: Anne Ngọc-Lan Tritsch - CA

“MUSIQUE DOUCE A LA MEMOIRE DE LOUIS NGUYÊN NGOC DUY 1- Il s’en est allé, étoile filante, Laissant notre âme chancelante. Il s’en est...Read More »
85 of 110 | Posted by: Anne Ngọc-Lan Tritsch - CA

“Dude: Thinking of you on this special day of the year ... Dad ”
86 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA - Dad

“Dear Ngọc-Diệp, anh Giao, Jean Paul, Jen and dear all, Last saturday afternoon, Kiều-Loan called me from out of town to tell me about Louis...Read More »
87 of 110 | Posted by: Nguyen Giao - San Diego, CA - Dad

“It's hard for us to see you passed away so soon. Our tears let out to you and our prayers always be with you. Your birthday is coming up soon next...Read More »
88 of 110 | Posted by: Angie Nguyen, Andy Nguyen, Christine Nguyen - CA

“Louis, I am honored to have known you for the short time that I have. I regret not being able to get to know you better. The love that you and Jenn...Read More »
89 of 110 | Posted by: Eileen Ambing - San Diego, CA

“Dear Family, I would like to express my sincere condolences at the loss of your dear loved one. Please be assured that your tears are not unnoticed...Read More »
90 of 110 | Posted by: Pat Freeman

“Louis, I always considered you a kindred spirit in our collective search for solitude and understand at a deep level. We rode this wild ride as...Read More »
91 of 110 | Posted by: Gabe Galvez - San Diego, CA

“Louis, I remember working on the side of the lab with you and Simone. You two definitely kept me entertained. You were always so full of energy. ...Read More »
92 of 110 | Posted by: Darlene Brydon

“I have so many fun memories of us laughing uncontrollably. Laughing at school while you jumped onto desks acting like you, at a bar people watching,...Read More »
93 of 110 | Posted by: "Your Friend", Maya Scherer - CA

“Dear Louis, As Ashwin's parents, we had the pleasure of meeting you when you were his roommate. Your intelligence, politeness, enthusiasm for your...Read More »
94 of 110 | Posted by: Dr nad Dr Mrs Chandra

“Louis, you were probably the best roommate I had throughout college. From LAN parties, to surfing on La Jolla shores, and to just acting silly with...Read More »
95 of 110 | Posted by: Ashwin Chandra

“Hey Louey, I still have some good memories of when you were still on the East Coast - me and Anjali were just reminiscing the other day. You were...Read More »
96 of 110 | Posted by: Sharita Nagaraj - Stony Brook, NY

“We hardly could say anything about this sudden and big loss in our family when Louis is no longer with us. Right now, we just have to believe...Read More »
97 of 110 | Posted by: Chuong&Hoa - Sugar Land, TX

“Louis, You will be missed very much! My deepest sympathy goes out to you and your family. Rest in peace. -Vanessa Shim ”
98 of 110 | Posted by: Vanessa Shim - San Diego, CA

“Louis, May you rest in peace. Thank you for all the memories and all your hard work and your unbiased kindness. Your an amazing individual and...Read More »
99 of 110 | Posted by: Carmen Otero - San Diego, CA

“Louis, I will always have memories of our time in High School together, on the swing dance team, various classes together, and just hanging out. You...Read More »
100 of 110 | Posted by: Simon Austin - Austin, TX

“Dear Louis Ngoc Duy, It's a great shock for us to learn that you left your dear family and are now in God's hands. Even as a child, your mother...Read More »
101 of 110 | Posted by: Ngon & MaiChi Nguyen - Long Beach, CA

Louis and Helmut working with tights... a manly job! Another fun day in the lab! “Dear Louis, Thanks for being the life and soul of the lab duting my stay there! You definitely made the lab life a lively experience, and the...Read More »
102 of 110 | Posted by: Caroline

“Louis and I used to practice swing dancing in the hallway near the journalism classroom. He was so talented and such a fun partner-- so full of life...Read More »
103 of 110 | Posted by: Nina Griffin - San Diego, CA

“Louis, We wish we had met you last year when we were in SD. Love and Rest In Peace. ”
104 of 110 | Posted by: Van-Anh & Peter - Marina

“We will miss you Louis. You were always our "young one" in the Pasquale lab who brought us smiles, laughter, and great memories. Rest in Peace. ”
105 of 110 | Posted by: Fatima Valencia Man - San Diego, CA

“We miss you, Louis. You were, and are, loved. Rest in peace. Jenn, we are so lucky to have had you and Louis in our lives. What a unique and...Read More »
106 of 110 | Posted by: Scott & Kimberly Croydon

“I always had fun working with Louie at the Burnham Institute in Dr. Pasquale's Laboratory. Louie you were a good friend and we will miss you! You...Read More »
107 of 110 | Posted by: Mitchell Koolpe - Santa Fe, NM

“Louis...you were a beautiful soul. May you rest in peace. Love...Randi ”
108 of 110 | Posted by: Randi Nelson

“Bye Lou! ”
109 of 110 | Posted by: Co Ly - aunt

“We are so very sorry to hear about Louie. I remember when he would come to our home for CCD classes. I would always look forward to see him. Such a...Read More »
110 of 110 | Posted by: Jose & Reba Otero - San Diego, CA


Mr. Nguyen was born on April 15, 1983 and passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2011.

Mr. Nguyen was a resident of San Diego, California at the time of his passing.