My great Aunt Geraldine Julia Shackleton passed away at the age of 89 today. Above is a picture of the last time I got to visit with her, four years ago. She was the only remaining person who called me “Teddy” without my getting upset and, as it turns out, she called me that because she knew it bothered me. That was Gerry’s personality, always trying to get under your skin but in a very loving way.
The world is a lesser place with her passing. Thanks for being there Gerry, even though we didn’t talk often, I always loved talking to you and spending time with you. May you rest in peace. Give Popo a kiss and a hug for me.