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In Memoriam Malcolm Hastings
« on: July 30, 2004, 02:36:40 pm »

I just learned that Malcolm "Mose" Hastings, a dedicated FSP member and Organizer, has been killed in an accident.  Mose was a CPA who advised and assisted FSP Treasurers past and present very capably.  He also briefly served as interim Treasurer himself.  He was a joy to have around on the Organizers list and to work with.  Here is some information on his memorial service from the family:

Dear All-
 
My family and I thank you for your outpour of condolences and support.  We
will be holding a memorial sevice for my father at our church, New Life
Baptist Church: Sunday, August 1, 2004 at 4:00P.M.  Our church is located
at: 2402B North Gessner, Houston, Texas, 77080.
For the inquiries concerning flowers the funeral home will be accepting
them on our behalf: Memorial Oaks Funeral Home, 13001 Katy Freeway,
Houston, Texas 77079.
Again, thank you. 
 
Most sincerely,
Ami Hastings
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Re:In Memoriam Malcolm Hastings
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2004, 04:02:46 pm »

Mose was a great guy, and we will miss him dearly.
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« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2004, 06:40:14 pm »

I'm sad to hear I won't have the opportunity to meet him.  He sounds like a good man to have known.
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« Reply #3 on: July 31, 2004, 03:20:25 am »

I just went through some of my e-mails to and from "mose".  What a terrific guy and a sad loss to lose him.  

I remember a pivotal time when Malcolm stood up for someone and encouraged everyone to forgive her and to consider her strengths and dedication at a time when that person had made a simple mistake that led to much criticism.  That person went from near-pariah to president shortly thereafter.

And then the time someone mistakenly made some serious allegations against him publically and he responded with the true facts politely and forgivingly in such a way as to end all suspicion.

One quote that he really liked and shared several times was this:
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Rest in Peace, Malcolm
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« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2004, 11:15:32 am »

What was his forum name?
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« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2004, 11:55:24 am »

What was his forum name?

He never posted on the forum, but he did read it occasionally.
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« Reply #6 on: August 03, 2004, 06:46:54 pm »

Some memorials to Mose from elsewhere on the Web:

http://www.chronwatch.com/content/contentDisplay.asp?aid=8840
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« Reply #7 on: August 03, 2004, 06:56:07 pm »

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Some memorials to Mose from elsewhere on the Web:

http://www.chronwatch.com/content/contentDisplay.asp?aid=8840

Is your home page set to a Google News search of "Free State Project", sorted by date, also? Wink

We seem to hit the same news.  It's very complimentary of him and has many replies from people.  Thanks for posting it, Jason.
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« Reply #8 on: August 03, 2004, 09:05:28 pm »

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Some memorials to Mose from elsewhere on the Web:

http://www.chronwatch.com/content/contentDisplay.asp?aid=8840

Is your home page set to a Google News search of "Free State Project", sorted by date, also? Wink

Not my homepage, but a regularly visited Bookmark. Wink
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