Abel to Yzerman
by IwoCPO on 08/04/13 at 04:30 PM ET
Updated with Paypal info below.
Over the last few days, we've been hearing from Todd Sorensen's family. They were aware of the affection Todd had for all of you, but probably didn't know the extent to which he affected his "fake friends". They've learned that the last few days, reading your comments on this post. Todd's wishes were this: no funeral, no memorial, not even an obituary in the paper or anywhere else.
None of you should be surprised by that.
His response to the outpouring of love, respect, prayers and thanks would surely be: Right back at ya.
That's what Tom Faulkner, a friend of the Sorensen family said, and it sounds just like HTT.
And he also said this: if we want to do something he'd approve of? Throw him a wake.
Now we're talking. More to follow in the coming months. For now? From Todd's daughter...
I knew he loved hockey, but I didn't realize how much people respected him and his knowledge.
Please let your bloggers know how much the family appreciates everything they wrote.
Good job, 19. As always. Any donations will to the college funds set up for Todd's grandchildren. You can send them here:
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