Al Sweeney UPDATE

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natcherly
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Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by natcherly » Mon Oct 14, 2019 10:16 pm

Just got a call from Diana, Al's girlfriend. Al is now in the hospital with pneumonia and renal failure. It looks like he will be going into hospice care very shortly. Diana is still working out the details. She promised to call with more updates as things progressed. She asked me to let his friends know the situation and also said I could give her number out should others wish to call to get more news, offer support & encouragement, etc. 603-801-4494

We knew this day was coming, but it is never something we expect to happen anytime soon. Al is a great member of our hobby. We wish him and Diana all the best.

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by sammy the blade » Tue Oct 15, 2019 12:13 am

It's a shame but life can deal out some shitty blows. He was lucky to have Diana!

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by Tom19176 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:06 am

Very sad news.......

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by niceguy2 » Tue Oct 15, 2019 2:23 am

Just read the news here …. Hey Al we will light a candle tonight to guide you on your path forward, wherever that may lead you Brother..... hopefully back here but if you decide to go this will help light the way. Your friend, JJ

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by TRYKER » Tue Oct 15, 2019 6:36 pm

INDEED SAD NEWS

THANKS FOR THE UPDATE DAVID
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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by rock-n-roll$$$$$$ » Tue Oct 15, 2019 7:32 pm

I am sad to hear this,sent some emails to him when I got on TB,he answered all of them,God bless you Al.

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by jim d, » Tue Oct 22, 2019 10:53 pm

Sad news indeed, Al was instrumental in my early switchblade education.

Jim

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by Tom19176 » Sun Oct 27, 2019 10:12 am

Any more news on Al?

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by natcherly » Mon Oct 28, 2019 4:10 pm

Called Diana. She is getting over the flu which her doctor says she got from the hospital visiting Al. She hasn't seen him in a week due to her illness. He is now in a nursing home as he needs 24/7 care in large part due to his interrelated feeding and breathing issues. Food and drink can get into his lungs and he won't take a feeding tube. The care provided involves making him comfortable (morphine); all other meds have been stopped. Not quite hospice but from what she says it might as well be. Hope for the best, but sad to say nothing encouraging.

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by sammy the blade » Mon Oct 28, 2019 6:14 pm

Sux big time! Thanks for the update so we can say a prayer for Al.

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by TRYKER » Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:32 pm

:cry: :cry: :cry:
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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by sammy the blade » Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:59 pm

If he won't take food and they take him off medication he won't last long. Al is a fighter and I guess anything is possible. Just a shame when we loose one of us, especially a member like Al.

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Re: Al Sweeney UPDATE

Post by Tom19176 » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:56 am

Thanks for the update. As stated already very sad....Please keep us posted.....

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