For many years you were my customer, then you used me as your mentor when you retired to become a coin dealer. You often told people you modeled your business after mine, always seeking the best coins you could find for the grade. That was a tremendous compliment coming from someone I admired so much. But while I taught you about coins, you taught me about life, and how to live it to the fullest.

You were a beautiful man, in the ways men should be beautiful. Your honesty, integrity [...]