This is a sad day today

Eddy Dubois passed away peacefully on December 24, 2010.

His daughter sent me a message yesterday. Strangely enough I wanted to contact Eddy.

I never met Eddy personally.

Our path crossed when I conducted research on an airman, Laurent Dubois. Laurent was Eddy’s brother. Laurent’s mother was Juliette Sauvé and I went looking for any link between Laurent and me.

I talked about Laurent in this article on my other blog Lest We Forget.

Click here to read it.

Eddy found my article and wrote me. I wrote an article about our virtual meeting…

Click here to read it.

Eddy had invited me to visit him in Joliette. We had to postpone it because of his health. Eddy shared a lot of pictures of his ancestors with me.

I would have like to write articles on them. Now I can’t because I don’t have Eddy’s permission to go ahead. I am sure he would have given it, but I prefer not to post anything.

I have paid homage to Eddy in this article…

Click here to read it.