[Homeroast] Ginny

Captain CowPie Coffee at vpx.com
Fri Jan 6 15:23:33 CST 2017


I believe that Ginny was the first one to greet me when I joined this mail list so long ago, and I remember thinking how friendly of a list it was. I am very sad to hear of her passing.

Vince


> On Jan 6, 2017, at 12:29 PM, Dennis Parham <dparham_is at mac.com> wrote:
> 
> OH no!!!! :( I was a list member with Ginny since the beginning 2 decades ago! ! I knew her well! My prayers to her family and friends for sure!!!! 
> 
> Dennis Parham
> 
> 
>> On Jan 6, 2017, at 12:22 PM, French Lewis <falewis at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> 
>> Same, I only knew her through my lurking on this list and through LinkedIn.  Prayers to her family and friends.  
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>>> On Jan 6, 2017, at 12:14, Ben Treichel <J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> Thats why I would kid her about being Nefarious!
>>> 
>>> On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 10:59 AM, Barbara C. Greenspon <
>>> lilysownahmah at greensponassociates.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Ben’s response means it really must have been quick.  At least there’s
>>>> that.
>>>> 
>>>> I’m remembering MANY years ago when Ginny told us stories about growing
>>>> “medicinal pot” for her brother who needed it for health reasons and going
>>>> to prison for it.  She came out as spunky as ever and seemed more buoyant
>>>> than ever.  Wish I could have met her.
>>>> 
>>>> I remember that Les, of Thor Tampers, was visiting here in Minneapolis
>>>> many years ago, and we had a “meeting” of homeroasting enthusiasts at my
>>>> home (very fun memory).  Les had indeed met Ginny.
>>>> 
>>>> Amazing how connected one can feel to someone I’ve never met.
>>>> 
>>>> As sporadic as this list sometimes is, I do appreciate it.
>>>> 
>>>> Barbara
>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>>> On Jan 6, 2017, at 10:49 AM, Ed Bourgeois <edbourgeois at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Sad to hear, a true advocate for home coffee.
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 11:43 AM, Ben Treichel <J.W.Bullfrog at gmail.com>
>>>>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Yep,
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> It was shocking  i was was just chatting with her the day before on FB.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Fri, Jan 6, 2017 at 10:28 AM, Barbara C. Greenspon <
>>>>>> lilysownahmah at greensponassociates.com> wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Oh my goodness.  I also only knew Ginny from this list, but we became
>>>>>>> “list friends” over many many years.  She helped me many times, and
>>>>>>> recently asked to connect with me on Linkedin.  A loss for the roasting
>>>>>>> community.  I am very very sad.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks for telling us this sad news.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Barbara Greenspon
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> On Jan 6, 2017, at 10:09 AM, Barry Luterman <lutermanb at gmail.com>
>>>>>> wrote:
>>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>>> It is with deep sadness that I report to the group. Ginny Paris Powell
>>>>>>>> passed away on January 4. She passed in her sleep. I never met Ginny
>>>> in
>>>>>>>> person. Our contact was limited to forums and Facebook. However, I
>>>>>> know I
>>>>>>>> would have liked Ginny had I ever had the pleasure to meet her
>>>>>>> personally.




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