- Fri Jun 24, 2016 10:02 pm
This is really awful. I didn't interact with him, but this is a very upsetting situation and I feel for everyone's loss.
I don't know if now is the time for this, but is there a way we can honor their memory? Perhaps the proceeds from his collection can go to a 'Jerry and Joann Jackson Scholarship Fund' or we can start a forum collection for such a fund? Maybe name a cultivar or crossbreed after them?
CPs obviously meant a lot to them as they mean a lot to all of us, they are what bring us together - I believe doing something to honor their memory will in a way, keep them with us.
“You are beautiful, but you are empty,” he went on. “One could not die for you. To be sure, an ordinary passerby would think that my rose looked just like you--the rose that belongs to me.”