Jay (brian1789) wrote,
Jay
brian1789

34 years ago...

My best friend in college, Rob Firester (and still my closest male friend) helped introduce patgreene and I to one another, 34 years ago at a party at Wellesley College. Rob and I have stayed in contact over the years.

Yesterday he died, in Atlanta (although he was from Long Island) after a years-long battle with melanoma. I will miss his jokes, his intelligence and wit and insight.
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