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Goodbye, Marc

18 Oct

If you’ll allow me to get serious for just a couple minutes, I wanted to acknowledge my friend Marc Kaplan, who passed away Tuesday morning after a nearly five-year battle with brain cancer.

I met Marc through my friend David (one of the Playland folks), and when Marc lived in Boston for a couple years (I believe it was from 1998–1999) we became good friends.

Since then, however, due to distance (Marc moved to Atlanta) and time, we drifted apart, and in these most recent years we really weren’t in touch at all.

Of course, it was during this time that Marc’s brain tumor came back (he had been in remission), and things got progressively worse for him. Continue reading