He loved the Oakland As through thick and thin, following them with a fervour that bordered on religious. He was an ardent student of all things entomological - everything I know about the praying mantis I learned from him. Whenever I was a bucket of negativity he would shock me out of it, no matter what. He was my hetero life mate. I am going to have to discover how to get along again.
If half of humanity could reach the standard of just this one person, the world would be much more tolerable.
Et accesserunt ad eum caeci, et claudi in templo: et sanavit eos