In Memory of Uncle Bob

July 24, 2012 — 2 Comments

Of the 48,000 quilt panels on display this week in Washington D.C., the upper right-hand corner of this one is in memory of Bob Doyle, my uncle. Known later in his life as Patrick –  he died of AIDS in 1989.

The fact that we’ve come so far in the HIV/AIDS fight is bittersweet to those of us who lost loved ones in the years before treatments were available.

Picture of a section of the AIDS quilt with Patrick Doyle's Square


2 responses to In Memory of Uncle Bob


    Thought I left a comment…I apologize if this is a duplicate. I haven’t checked my Reader in months…just popped on Twitter and caught your post tweet. Love that your sharing your thoughts again. Cheers to Uncle Bob…Patrick. xo to you.

      broadthinking July 24, 2012 at 5:04 pm

      We are soooooooooo overdue for a chat. I’m thinking you need to decamp for an Austin getaway since it doesn’t look like I’ll be up your way anytime soon. Miss you!

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