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  Date: September 17, 1998
  Name: Elizabeth Crownfield
  From: s.r.q.
  Got here by: Newsgroups
  Message: Kirk, my thoughts are with you. The stories are very personal and moving. What a wonderful way to share yourself and your brother with others. I will hold you in the Light.

  Date: September 18, 1998
  Name: Austin Wattles
  Message: Thanks for doing this.

  Date: September 25, 1998
  Name: Twig
  From: I'm at the Undergraduate Library @U.T in Austin
  Got here by: RFOL UO Homepage
  Message: Merry Meet:
I first met Jeb at Yonder's farm in Ga. in 1993. Got to know him and his "crafting" ways there. He was always a kind brother. As with most wanderers, our paths diverged, and did not cross again until Thanksgiving of '97.
  Then I ran into him at Sunken Gardens Park there. Hung out then caught up on old times etc. I was doing hair wraps and hemp jewlery at the time. Jeb usualy hung out on 6th st. or on the drag just chillin.
  Austin that year was really not on his itenerary if I recall, I believe he wanted to got to Arkansas. (Monk...who used to have Stone Soup was in Austin then also). I was in Az in January when I heard about his passing from Huck and Jodie up in Nac.
  I'm back in Austin, and I work as an advocate for the homeless. You can e-mail me anytime. and I will return. mail.
  Your brother was way cool, and he attacked life with an ease and a flowing that a zen master would envy.

Peace Love and Light;
Twig.

  Date: September 27, 1998
  Name: Bill Withers
  Website: Withers Firestone Family Homepage
  Keywords: family, school
  From: Decatur, GA
  Got here by: newsgroup
  Message: Kirk, I was sorry to hear of Jeb's passing. Austin told me a little about it some time ago.
  I just happened to log on and check out srq this evening- something I do every three months or so. Not very often. I saw your notice of the Jeb Pages and came by to see them.
  Very nicely done.

bw

  Date: September 25, 1998
  Name: Lee Garner
  From: also Quaker, West Philly
  Got here by: Thanks, Kirk!
  Message: Good idea, this. I still only remember Jeb as a Powell House youngster. I certainly identify with the concept (quoted under the picture of the canoe trip group), that at the time everything seems only as it should be.

  Date: September 30, 1998
  Name: Gordon Keil
  From: Montclair, New Jersey
  Got here by: COYF Mailing
  Message: I was there at the Powell House camping/canoe trip in the summer of 1974 and remember Jeb very well. I am very sad to hear, just now, of his death.

  Date: September 30, 1998
  Name: Ben Frisch
  From: Friends Seminary
  Got here by: COYF mail
  Message: This is a remarkable memorial of Jeb's life and death! Our family has been out of touch with yours since Ruth's death. I regret that I haven't seen Jeb in years. Love and hugs to all the Wattles from us (Mike and Ben)!

  Date: October 16, 1998
  Name: opp@efn.org
  Website: Oregonians for Personal Privacy
  Keywords: legalize cannabis
  Message: "THE MANUFACTURE, POSSESSION, AND CONSUMPTION, IN PRIVATE, OF THE PLANT CANNABIS AND ALL OF ITS FAMILIES AND BYPRODUCTS, SHALL BE LEGAL FOR ALL PERSONS 21 YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER."

  Date: October 30, 1998
  Name: Preacher Mike
  Subject: Trader Jeb
  Message:

I did my share of trading with Jeb over the years and several of my family members have some of his work in their possession given as gifts still.

We had our problems over the years, as all people do, especially when I quit the alcohol scene and some of the people who drank.

But never lost my respect for him, his talent, and the man himself. If he was sober, I would search him out to just hang with him.

When I got word of his passing at arizona gathering (natl.), it first seemed a rumor...   and was denied in my heart, Jeb? Nah, he was indestructible..

It took one of his exes verifying it to pound it into my stubborn head...

I knew the man for the better part of 20 years. A piece of me died with him...   Can't think of but 2 others I've said or thought that of.

  I will miss him. thanks for a chance to share this, Preacher Mike


  Date: October 31, 1998
  Name: awakebrother
  Got here by: Newsgroups
  Keywords: condolances
  Message:

THANK YOU FOR HONORING YOUR BROTHER IN THIS GOOD WAY, my family and I offer our condolances to you and yours, at this time. A.B.108 :-(


  Date: February 16, 1999
  Name: Hope Wisnia
  From: Levittown
  Got here by: friend of Kirk
  Website: Yoga Studio
  Message:

A really beautiful tribute and memorial!
    I am very touched what I've seen and read on the Jeb web site.It re-sparked the memories of all the loving remarks I heard at the Memorial Service. He must have been quite a person.
    You did a beautiful job. I didn't get it all yet, but I wanted to say something to you, even tho I feel inadequate after reading a few of what his friends had to say.   Hugs from Hope


  Date: March 27, 1999
  Name: 3 bucks
  From: Salem, Mass.
  Got here by: Surfing

  Date: September 7, 1999
  Name: Hande (Laughter)
  From: Istanbul, Turkey
  Got here by: surfing
  Message:

Dear Brother of my Spirit,
    I am very touched by Jeb's story and your preciousness in making this page available for us to catch a glimpse of a very beautiful person by name Jeb and you and his loved ones who care for him deeply. I dont know you or him, but you both are my brothers and I appreciate you sharing about him,
    Thank you so much,
    And may the God of all comfort comfort your hearts greatly,
    Amen,

Laughter


  Date: September 24, 1999
  Name: Scott Thurston
  From: Arizona
  Got here by: surfing
  Website: The Jailhouse Lawyer
  Message:

My deepest sympathy for the loss of Jeb. He sounds like someone I would have loved to have met and befriended. The circumstances surrounding his demise are not uncommon in this country. Emerson said that: "He who would be great must be a nonconformist". The spirit of liberty that breathed in Jeb lives on! FYI - There are strict time limitations with regard to tort claims if you are so inclined. I believe that those who had the custody of Jeb were responsible for his life.

            Sincerest regards,
            Scott Thurston


  Date: April 6, 2000
  Name: Gerry Palo
  From: Denver. s.r.q.
  Got here by: newsgroup

  Date: May 13, 2000
  Name: Charlotta
  From: finland
  Got here by: from rainbowsites
  Keywords: You touched the heart, write me if you have a time..
  Message:

I had a good moments, sad as well, while reading your story.

i want to pray for you and your family.. have you travelled in scandinavia? Wellcome. Blessings, hoping to hear more..


  Date: August 17, 2000
  Name: Faith
  Got here by: surfing
  Message:

I would just like to say that I saw your brother in his final hours while at Travis County Jail. I was deeply touched when I learned of his passing and am so glad to learn that he did have a family that loved and cared about him... there are so many people that die without anyone to carry on the dignity of what his life once was and how his legacy continues to touch others. Though I didn't know Jeb personally, looking from the outside in, he was a gentle man. The memory of him is forever embedded. God Bless his family.


  Date: April 14, 2001
  Name: Judy Kerr
  From: North London, UK
  Got here by: search
  Message:

Sorry about your brother. I found this site by searching for "Quaker" in newsgroups and found some postings of yours to soc.religion.quaker. I liked what I read. For info - I'm a member of Tottenham Preparative Meeting in North London.




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