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Linn Ford (My dad)

For those of you who haven't heard, my dad was diagnosed with a Glioblastoma (aggressive brain cancer) on Aug 21. He declined treatment due to the advanced nature of the condition and quality of life that would result from the treatment.

Shortly after his diagnosis, he became paralyzed on his left side, had limited speech, and he was very weak.
My dad's condition has progressed to a point now where he is unconscious, and unable to eat or drink yesterday (9/6). This morning (9/7) he has a fever.

For those who attended the 2019 Club Meet in the Black Hills of South Dakota may be remember my parents as the people who organized that meet. My dad planned all the routes, while my mom organized most of the activities and events. My parents met in the black hills, and they spend most of their summers there.

I've been living with my parents again for the last two weeks trying to do what I can to help take care of my parents in his last days. I don't want to publish their home address publicly on the web, but if anyone wants to send cards, their contact info is in the Durant Roster.

I will send updates, when I have more information to share.

adam

Where Are You From? St. Paul, MN

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1923 Durant A-22

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

Adam We are sorry to hear of your father's condition. Thank you for making us aware. We will keep Linn and Paulette in our prayers. Bob and Stephanie

Where Are You From? Tucson

Do You own a car built by Durant? yes

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

Adam
So very very sorry to hear this! Your Dad and Mom have become such a good part of the DMAC an has contributed so much over the years they have belonged. Although I could not attend the Dakota meet due to the airport being shut down here in Orlando due to the Hurricane, I've heard nothing but good and positive things. Your Mom and Dad did such a great job on planning a wonderful trip for all the Durantonians that attended. I feel I can speak for all the Durant Family that our thoughts and prayers are with you in these terrible days. We are all here for you if you need us.

Mike

Where Are You From? OVIEDO, FLORIDA

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

Adam:
Sorry to hear of your Dad's problems. Mary Carolyne and I will keep you, Linn and Paulette in our prayers.
All the very best.
The Curl's

Where Are You From? Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1932 Frontenac built in Leaside, Ontario by Dominion Motors Limited

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

He passed away in the his sleep this morning about 4am CDT. (9/12)

Thanks to all who sent messages, thoughts and prayers, etc.


adam

Where Are You From? MN

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1923 Durant A-22

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

Thoughts and prayers Adam. I lost both of my parents recently and am familiar to this process and the pain. Wishing the best for you and family.

Where Are You From? Brighton MI

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

So very sorry to hear Adam. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Give Paulette a hug from us.

Tom and Lisa

Where Are You From? Grand Junction CO

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

sorry to hear the news. we just heard last night cindy passed away and now linn. The ford family, anything you need just give a holler. the babick family:sob:

Where Are You From? calif

Do You own a car built by Durant? locomobile,durant,flint

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

Adam
I'm so sorry to hear of your Dad's passing. Your Durant family all mourns with you and is here for you should you need them. I'm sure you can reach out to any of us should you need to talk to someone. You will still be in our thoughts and prayers until you get through this rough time. You will never forget or "get over it" but as time goes by, it hurts a little less.

Mike

Where Are You From? OVIEDO, FLORIDA

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1928 Durant Model 65 4 door sedan

Re: Linn Ford (My dad)

The obituary is posted here:

https://www.mankatomortuary.com/obituary/linn-ford

Where Are You From? St. Paul, MN

Do You own a car built by Durant? 1923 Durant A-22

 

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