News Farewell Dandy Don

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  1. MBTigah

    MBTigah Myrtle Beach Tiger Fan

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    I know many of you have read Dandy Don's page over the years and have a profound respect for him. I just read an update on his page by his son and Don passed this morning at 3:57. He will surely be missed. What a great ambassador for LSU Sports. Godspeed Don, may angels carry you home.
     
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  2. Winston1

    Winston1 Veteran Member

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    Dandy Don passed away this morning after his fight with cancer according to his son at www.DandyDon.com Part of the notice reads below

    "To all of you faithful readers and loyal friends who have kept my dear father, “Dandy” Don Long, in your thoughts and prayers, I would like to thank you and let you know of his passing today at 3:57 a.m. The greatest man I’ve ever known, and perhaps the most dedicated Tiger Fan there has ever been, suffers no more and will be missed more than words could ever describe. Funeral arrangements have not yet been made, but I will keep you all posted."

    It is a sad day.
     
  3. b_leblanc

    b_leblanc That's just my game...

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    Omg. Wow, truly, a sad day indeed. Words cannot describe. RIP Don.
     
  4. TexasTigers

    TexasTigers Are You With Me ?

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    Wow. I read his site everyday. He was a proud LSU tiger. Our Tiger family lost a great one....
     
  5. LSUDieHard

    LSUDieHard Founding Member

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    He will surely be missed. Dandy Don's LSU blog is one of the first things I read every morning and has been for years. A great Tiger fan. RIP.
     
  6. mach316

    mach316 Founding Member

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    Very sad indeed....
     
  7. RHans405

    RHans405 Let's Roll

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    Tiger in NC It's Been Long Enough

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    I have been reading Dandy Don's page for the past 12-13 years and today I feel like I have lost one of my dearest freinds. Mr. Long always made his faith and family the greatest priorities and I know they will miss him greatly. My prayers are with his family as they get thru this difficult time. Geaux Tigers and Rest In Peace Dandy Don!
     
  9. stevescookin

    stevescookin Certified Who Dat

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    I'll never forget his thanksgiving post about his life in Winn Parish growing up. I've read that post several times and teared up every time I got to the part where he says that he prays for his wife every morning when he gets up by her side of the bed.

    He answered my congratulatory e-mail once when he announced that his grandson became a Catholic priest. he must have been a very kind man.



     
  10. Herb

    Herb Founding Member

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    Sad day for the Tiger nation. Rest in Peace, Don.
     

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