Letter: Stewart is in our hearts forever | AspenTimes.com

Letter: Stewart is in our hearts forever

Feb. 2, 2014, the day we lost our very precious son, Stewart Ross Oksenhorn. This is his yahrzeit — one unhappy, miserable year has passed. On Jan. 25, we held an unveiling of Stewart’s monument. I served as the officiant. Hopefully, this will help me begin to heal.

Stewart must have had very deep-seeded demons in him that planted themselves years ago. His wife, Candice, tried for 18 years to make his pain and unhappiness go away. It was not in her power and he took his own path to end his misery.

Candice was a wonderful, caring wife and remains a loving and respectful daughter-in-law. Candice is a fabulous mom to our cherished granddaughter, Olivia. We certainly appreciate that.

If Stewart shared his problems with me or his friends, maybe we could have helped him. Or maybe he just would have hurt for more years. We’ll never know.

Aspen, please never forget Stew. He is in our hearts forever.

Loving mom and dad,

Deena and Michael Oksenhorn

Livingston, New Jersey

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