Rest well, Uncle John. Rest well.
But the other thing his memorial had me thinking of - the thing I wished I’d told him - was that his fight in life was an inspiration to me. And I don’t mean against the cancer - though that too - but I mean through every struggle he faced since Day 1 and his ability to get & stay sober, to turn his life around...it inspired me beyond measure when I was getting my own life back on track. I’m not one to talk about emotional family things, so when I get asked on my inspiration for staying sober, I say things like Robert Downey Jr - and that’s true too - but also you, Uncle John. Always you. So thanks for that. I’ll miss you.
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