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January 5, 2009

Shelbi Kay Elwell, Age 6, Passed Away December 30 From a Sudden Illness

by @ 9:59 am. Filed under events

This family’s loss breaks my heart. They are friends of ours, and live in our neighborhood. Here is the obituary:

Shelbi Kay Elwell

“Shelbi Kay Elwell 2002 ~ 2008 Our little princess, Shelbi Kay Elwell, age six, passed away from a sudden illness on Dec. 30, 2008.Shelbi was born to her loving parents, Rian and MeLea Elwell on Feb. 26, 2002. Shelbi loved princesses, Barbies, playing with her cousins, her brothers, and her many friends. She was a happy and fun loving little girl. She shared hugs and kisses with her family. She attended Pony Express Elementary School where she was in the first grade. Survived by her parents, her brothers, Cameron, Nathan and Carter, grandparents, Brad and Debra Sheppard, Ted and Roxene Kresser, Jack and Marsha Elwell, great grandparents, Grant and Karen Stubbs, RueLeen Sheppard, Susan Elwell, Frankie Barney, aunts, uncles, and many cousins. Funeral services will be held Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at 11 a.m. at the Eagle Mountain East Stake Center, 4506 E. Pony Express Parkway, Eagle Mountain, Utah. Viewings Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the church and Saturday 9:30-10:45 a.m. prior to the funeral. Burial, American Fork Cemetery.”

I went to the viewing on Saturday morning, and to her funeral. She was a beautiful little angel of a child.

If you can, please donate to help them with the mounting hospital, funeral, and burial costs. To make a contribution, go into any Zion’s bank branch, and state that you would like to make a donation to the account under the name of Shelbi Kay Elwell. You will then be able to make your contribution.

Here is the original obituary

Another way you can help is to post this same message on your blog or website, or send it to those in your address book. If you do, please include the information about her donation account. Let’s all help the Elwells as they work through their grief during this difficult time.

June 8, 2007

UPHPU Lunch at Thanksgiving Point

by @ 2:58 pm. Filed under events

Just got back from the UPHPU lunch… here are some pics (click for bigger image):

This is my brother Brett (eating sandwich), Victor Villa(behind Brett), Lonnie Olson(in the middle), Brandon Stout (far right).

This is Jason Jones (far left), Cole Joplin, and Sheri Bigelow.

This is Steve Dibb (far left), Michael Geary, and Jason.

This is Brandon Stout, Brett, and Steve.

A marvelous time was had by all.

Everyone have a fantastic weekend.

May 31, 2007

Fedora 7 release party at the Open Source Technolgy Center @ Novell

by @ 12:03 am. Filed under events, General Linux, novell


Because of the release of Fedora 7 this Thursday, May 31, I thought it would be great to take this
opportunity to bond the community a little bit more by having a release party for Fedora 7.

The party will be from 7-9pm at the Open Source Technology Center at Novell (Building A, see map)
and we’ll have free food (pizza) and drinks provided for all that join us. In addition, there’ll be
a network install server and several DVDs available (also available in a full fledged ISO too).

So what’dya say? It’ll be a real blast! Come see the first version of Fedora with Live CDs and
easily customizable ‘create-your-own’ CDs. Come and see the improvements to yum, the new KVM, the
new look and feel, and many other cool surprises.

There will be a couple machines running Fedora 7. Hopefully, we’ll also have Beryl and AIGLX
running for your excitement as well.

If you are interested in doing more than just partying, bring your PC/Laptop down with you and we’ll
provide you with both CDs and a network installation server available.

OK, so that is the information that I have for this event. I will be there, and I will wear my suseblog shirt. If you see me, please do not throw your projectiles too hard. I bruise easily.

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