A Celebration of the Life of Kent VanSooy

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A Celebration of the Life of Kent VanSooy

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Please join family, friends and colleagues for a celebration of the life of Kent VanSooy.
The casual, outdoor celebration will be Saturday, Sept 26 12:30pm at the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy Birdwing Open Air Classroom.
After a few words from his closest friends and family, we will enjoy light snacks together, allowing time for all to mingle, share stories, and look at photos.
Please bring folding chairs and pictures of the memories you and Kent made together.

Directions to Birdwing Open Air Classroom: From I-5, Take Via de la Valle exit and go east. Turn south on San Andres Drive and turn left into driveway to parking area.

Instead of flowers, please honor Kent’s devotion to nature and science by donating to the San Dieguito River Valley Conservancy in his memory.
http://sandieguitorivervalleyconservanc ... form1.html

RSVP [email protected] with the number of guests who will be attending.

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Thank You Steve for keeping us updated on this and posting this for us.

I will be attending the celebration of his life event.

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Brian Hinds
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Thank you, Brian.
Are you bringing anyone with you?
Just trying to keep up with a guest count for food purposes.

Steve

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I was going to RSVP when I knew for sure, but I am planning on bringing someone, if they don't have to work. So you can put me down for two.

I can bring food or drink, if needed as well?

Brian

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Thank you, Brian, for the generous offer, but I think we've got everything pretty well covered.
Kent's co-workers at Isis Pharmaceuticals have been extremely helpful, and Jess at the SDRV Conservancy, and the River Park Rangers have been super supportive.
Kent has a big bunch of very sincere friends, which isn't surprising.

I'll let you know if anything pops up that we can use your help with. Otherwise, we'll see you there!

Steve

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Steve, can you put me down for Saturday.. The email link isn't working for me..

Thanks, Dan Lawrence

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On behalf of the VanSooy family, I'd like to thank everyone who attended Kent's Celebration of Life yesterday, and of course thank all those who have posted their well wishes and sentiments on the various threads here on FHF.

We had 153 RSVPs for the gathering, but the actual attendance was probably closer to 200 friends and family members. It was a great tribute to a man who will be remembered and missed by many.

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