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Connie Williams, RIP [Walter Williams subs for Rush]
Digg.com / Lew Rockwell ^ | December 30, 2007 | jbrownfield

Posted on 12/31/2007 9:35:53 AM PST by ConservativeMind

Professor Walter Williams' wife, Connie, passed away from a subdural hematoma suffered after a fall.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: gmu; obituary; talkradio; walterwilliams
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To: ConservativeMind

Rest in peace. Thoughts and prayers to the Williams family.


101 posted on 12/31/2007 11:36:10 AM PST by conservaDave (You can't ignore the democRAT...He's a menace to health, home and industry...kill him!)
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers for the Williams family


102 posted on 12/31/2007 11:36:13 AM PST by rockabyebaby (HEY JORGE, SHUT UP AND BUILD THE BLEEPING FENCE, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Roger that ... RIP.


103 posted on 12/31/2007 11:36:45 AM PST by sono (Washington, DC. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.)
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers for Dr. Walter Williams and his family.

May she rest in peace.


104 posted on 12/31/2007 11:37:24 AM PST by NeoCaveman (If higher cigarette taxes discourage smoking, what...do higher Income Taxes discourage? - massgopguy)
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To: not2worry
Did you hear the break spots she did once for the program when he was on? They were absolutely hysterical. She said she had one thing to say to all the female listeners, and that was to keep away from her man!

I know she had to be a wonderful woman. I'm so sad for Dr. Williams and his family.

105 posted on 12/31/2007 11:38:39 AM PST by Mrs. P (I am most seriously displeased. - Lady Catherine de Bourg)
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To: ConservativeMind

Dr. Williams-—our prayers are with you.

You have inspired many of my students...God Bless You and your family.


106 posted on 12/31/2007 11:38:49 AM PST by eleni121 (+ En Touto Nika! By this sign conquer! + Constantine the Great)
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To: ConservativeMind
oooooooooo, I LIKE Walter Williams!


107 posted on 12/31/2007 11:38:55 AM PST by bannie
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers up!


108 posted on 12/31/2007 11:40:16 AM PST by Lead Moderator
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To: proudofthesouth

Are you sure you’re not thinking of Mark Belling?


109 posted on 12/31/2007 11:42:33 AM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: proudofthesouth
Um, this isn't about you.....there's a time and place for criticism, this is NOT the time or place to criticize a man who just lost his wife. Sheesh.
110 posted on 12/31/2007 11:42:40 AM PST by rockabyebaby (HEY JORGE, SHUT UP AND BUILD THE BLEEPING FENCE, ACTIONS SPEAK LOUDER THAN WORDS.)
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To: everyone

RIP ... Prayers up for the family. I’ve known a lot of families, including my own, who have suffered loss during the Holidays. God Bless us all. Please.

Jude 1:24


111 posted on 12/31/2007 11:46:29 AM PST by DUH
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To: DUH

God Bless you, FRiend.

I know it’s not the same thing, but I had to put my 15 year old German Sheppard down this afternoon.


112 posted on 12/31/2007 11:52:14 AM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: sono
I can’t find an obituary or death report at any paper in Philadelphia or DC.
113 posted on 12/31/2007 11:52:36 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks ()
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To: Clint N. Suhks
December 30, 2007 Connie Williams, RIP Posted by Lew Rockwell at December 30, 2007 09:18 PM From Professor Walter Williams: "It is with great sadness that I inform you that Connie, my friend of 50 years and my wife of nearly 48 years, died peacefully yesterday, December 29th. The day after Christmas she had a very minor fall. After the fall she said that she felt okay and we proceeded to eat dinner which went normally. After dinner she felt a bit strange and made an effort to get up from the chair. That was when the effect of the fall started taking place. Within a few minutes, she became totally verbally unresponsive. I called 911. The paramedics arrived quickly and she was helicoptered to University of Pennsylvania trauma center. It turned out that the fall was enough to cause a severe subdural hematoma. She underwent emergency surgery. The neurosurgeon’s prognosis both before and after the surgery was not promising at all. Devyn, who had just left to return to Los Angeles, where she now lives, returned the next day. Connie made me promise there would be no funeral or memorial services for her and I intend to abide by those wishes. She always said that our 35 years in our home in Devon, Pennsylvania, have been the happiest of her life. Therefore, her wish was to be cremated and her remains scattered about our property so that she will always be here. I have lost a dear wife and friend and the person whose partnership with me accounts for much of our success. Devyn has lost a loving mother. And you’ve lost a delightful friend." (Thanks to Brian Wilson.)
114 posted on 12/31/2007 12:05:54 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: ConservativeMind

Awful.. Prayers for Mr. Williams and his family.


115 posted on 12/31/2007 12:10:03 PM PST by b4its2late (GITMO is way too nice of a place to house low life terrorists.)
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To: ConservativeMind

Poor Mrs. Williams. Dr. Williams, my prayers to you and your family. You are a good man.


116 posted on 12/31/2007 12:11:18 PM PST by Shady (The Fairness Doctrine is ANYTHING but fair!!!!)
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To: ConservativeMind

Check out the “Good Housewife Guide” Walter posted on his Web site. Notice the underlined portions. Yes, Mrs. Williams was a saint!

http://gmu.edu/departments/economics/wew/misc/days.pdf


117 posted on 12/31/2007 12:12:36 PM PST by LibFreeOrDie (L'Chaim!)
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To: ConservativeMind

I am a huge Dr. Williams fan and loved the way he would speak of “Mrs. WIlliams [having] something to say about that.” Prayers for the Williams family.


118 posted on 12/31/2007 12:13:05 PM PST by EDINVA
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To: LucyJo

Friend of 50 years bump.


119 posted on 12/31/2007 12:14:02 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: LucyJo; All
Perhaps this can be read more easily. This could be the reason there has been no death notice in the paper.

December 30, 2007

Connie Williams, RIP

Posted by Lew Rockwell at December 30, 2007 09:18 PM

From Professor Walter Williams:
"It is with great sadness that I inform you that Connie, my friend of 50 years and my wife of nearly 48 years, died peacefully yesterday, December 29th.

The day after Christmas she had a very minor fall. After the fall she said that she felt okay and we proceeded to eat dinner which went normally. After dinner she felt a bit strange and made an effort to get up from the chair. That was when the effect of the fall started taking place. Within a few minutes, she became totally verbally unresponsive. I called 911.

The paramedics arrived quickly and she was helicoptered to University of Pennsylvania trauma center.
It turned out that the fall was enough to cause a severe subdural hematoma. She underwent emergency surgery. The neurosurgeon’s prognosis both before and after the surgery was not promising at all.

Devyn, who had just left to return to Los Angeles, where she now lives, returned the next day.

Connie made me promise there would be no funeral or memorial services for her and I intend to abide by those wishes. She always said that our 35 years in our home in Devon, Pennsylvania, have been the happiest of her life. Therefore, her wish was to be cremated and her remains scattered about our property so that she will always be here.

I have lost a dear wife and friend and the person whose partnership with me accounts for much of our success. Devyn has lost a loving mother. And you’ve lost a delightful friend." (Thanks to Brian Wilson.)

120 posted on 12/31/2007 12:14:23 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: LucyJo

Thanks, read that. Generally deaths are considered news and reported by the papers. Given the source, Lew Rockwell a Ron Paul nut not allowed to be published on Free Republic, I was looking for some further outside confirmation.


121 posted on 12/31/2007 12:16:03 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks ()
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To: fanfan

I hope I did a better job of posting it in post #120.

My heart just breaks for Dr. Williams and the family.


122 posted on 12/31/2007 12:18:56 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Nor can I ... and Prof Williams had an article published in an Alaska paper today. Curious ... Trust, but verify? Just thinking out loud.


123 posted on 12/31/2007 12:20:23 PM PST by sono (Washington, DC. You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy.)
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To: LucyJo

You did fine. ;-)

How tragic for him, eh?
So sad.


124 posted on 12/31/2007 12:21:32 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: sono
Given the source that’s why I am curious too. I saw Dr. Williams published an article today too which peaked my curiosity. But that could have been ready to publish before this tragedy. I just want another source other than that loon Lew Rockwell.
125 posted on 12/31/2007 12:26:14 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks ()
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Wouldn’t it be nice if this is a false story?

:-D


126 posted on 12/31/2007 12:27:43 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: ConservativeMind

He must be devastated. Prayers up!


127 posted on 12/31/2007 12:43:49 PM PST by Just Lori (There is nothing democrat-"ic" about democrats.)
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To: fanfan

Ouch! That’s very painful. Be patient with yourself. It’s going to take some time.


128 posted on 12/31/2007 12:51:09 PM PST by Just Lori (There is nothing democrat-"ic" about democrats.)
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To: ConservativeMind
I am so sorry. I loved hearing him talk about the gifts he bought his wife such as the little toy shovel so she could shovel the driveway without having to lift too much.

Didn't he claim he bought her an ironing board once? She had to be a good sport.

129 posted on 12/31/2007 12:53:32 PM PST by Conservativegreatgrandma
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To: massgopguy

Oh my ... God bless them both. I remember hearing him say years ago that for Christmas, he was getting her a new ironing board cover.

My thought was, Uh, what...? Oh!

So sad to hear this...


130 posted on 12/31/2007 12:54:06 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again. And Always Act.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,1238,00.html

I’m wondering if this is the Brian Wilson mentioned in paenthesis at the end of the note.


131 posted on 12/31/2007 12:54:27 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: Just Lori
It’s going to take some time.

:-) I'm fine, and then it hits me again. Oh, Boy. (Big breath)

Nothing, however close to what Dr. Williams and his daughter are going through if this story is true.

132 posted on 12/31/2007 1:09:45 PM PST by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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To: LucyJo

Could be I guess. He certainly has more credibility.

I’m sure we’ll find more details in time.

Meantime I’ll remain in a sad funk and deep heart ache.


133 posted on 12/31/2007 1:10:59 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks ()
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To: fanfan
I lost my Reagan this year. I couldn’t put her down.
Watched her draw her last breath at 3:54 August 17th. Pics on my homepage.
134 posted on 12/31/2007 1:14:56 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks ()
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To: proudofthesouth

Is there some reason you felt called upon to state your feelings on this thread?


135 posted on 12/31/2007 1:15:04 PM PST by altura (Go, Fred!)
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To: ConservativeMind

I am so sorry to hear this. I LOVE Dr. Williams and enjoy hearing him when he is on Rush’s show. I will keep him and his family in my prayers.


136 posted on 12/31/2007 1:15:55 PM PST by penowa
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Sorry about the prohibited post!!!

Guess I just focused on the sad content.

I agree that it is best to have solid source.

Newspapers wouldn’t print the news without a notice from a mortuary, or some notification from an official source. The fact that they haven’t printed it means that contact has not been made, or is being held for whatever reason, iwt.


137 posted on 12/31/2007 1:16:12 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: ConservativeMind

My condolences to Walt and his family. May his dear wife rest in the arms of Jesus.


138 posted on 12/31/2007 1:17:33 PM PST by Palladin (Cackle..cackle..cackle. Hillary laid another egg.)
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To: LucyJo
paenthesis = parenthesis
139 posted on 12/31/2007 1:18:02 PM PST by LucyJo
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To: BufordP

Thank you for the alert to this sad news.

He had a wonderful sense of humor about his relationship with his wife. That part of the “conversation” with his listeners will be sadly missed.

My thoughts and love go out to his family at this time.


140 posted on 12/31/2007 1:27:06 PM PST by 3D-JOY
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers for Connie and the whole family. Walter Williams must be just devastated.


141 posted on 12/31/2007 1:29:15 PM PST by mysterio
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To: ConservativeMind

Terrible. Dr. Williams is a great man and a National Treasure along with Dr. Sowell.


142 posted on 12/31/2007 1:30:11 PM PST by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers lifted..


143 posted on 12/31/2007 1:34:37 PM PST by TASMANIANRED (TAZ:Untamed, Unpredictable, Uninhibited.)
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To: LucyJo; bmw

*sigh*

Brian, if you’re still on FR, thank you for passing this on...


144 posted on 12/31/2007 1:40:24 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again. And Always Act.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

Thoughts and prayers to the Williams family. Truely a great American patriot has lost his soulmate and the tears are freeflowing. Take good care, Dr. Williams.


145 posted on 12/31/2007 1:49:25 PM PST by cleveland gop (OSU/LSU BCS Championship 2008! GO BUCKS!)
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To: ConservativeMind

Mrs. Williams was so obviously adored by her family. My heart breaks for them. May God grant them peace until they all meet again.


146 posted on 12/31/2007 2:11:39 PM PST by HelloooClareece ("We make war that we may live in peace". Aristotle)
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To: ConservativeMind

Prayers up for Mr. Williams. He obviously loves his wife (you can hear it in his voice). May God be with him and his family.


147 posted on 12/31/2007 2:17:04 PM PST by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: A.Hun
Dr Williams is always a first read for me when he writes. I have learned to love the man over the years and am choked up over his loss. I will remember him in my prayers.
barbra ann
148 posted on 12/31/2007 2:39:11 PM PST by barb-tex (Why replace the IRS with anything?)
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To: LucyJo; bmw

I think the Brian Wilson referred to is this one (formerly of KSFO and Freeper bmw):

www.brianwilson.net

He’s a good guy.


149 posted on 12/31/2007 3:03:12 PM PST by bootless (Never Forget - And Never Again. And Always Act.)
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Rest in Peace, Connie Williams. Condolences to the Williams family.
150 posted on 12/31/2007 3:30:20 PM PST by Arrowhead1952 (I've been too busy for FR this weekend, because I did the things I refuse to let the invaders do.)
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