Topic: Mr. Jim Wilde

Its with a heavy heart that I post this.
Our good friend and HUGE CC supporter Jim passed away today.

Jim was the first person from here to reach out to me and offer HOPE! Jim and I had been talking on the phone for months, he was always so uplifting, and cheerful. He will be missed. Please remember his sweet wife Janis, and his children.
I talked to Jim's wife, and she gave me the OK to post this. I'm going to send her the link here. So please post your memories of Jim and how he supported you and gave you HOPE!

Jim- I will miss you Buddy. I fight MY fight for you now. <3

~Tiffany~ Fighting CC since 10-27-2011
Wife to Brian; Mommy to Carter (11) and Madison (8)
Liver transplant 7-9-2013

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Thanks Tiffany for starting the link. Jim and I were both very lucky to be treated by the two best doctors. We both posted names and numbers of our miracle workers and then last summer her called because he wanted help for not himself but his "very dear friend" and we all know that was Kim, he was looking for another great doctor for her. Jim always gave me the impression he would walk to the end of the world for a CC fighter. This winter when we both had lung spot surgery he was more concerened about mine, then his own and he didn't have the best news.
I have been blessed to have known Jim and can only imagine how lucky his family is to call him" DAD" and "Honey".
Lots of prayers for Janis and there children, thanks of sharing him.

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I am so so sorry to here about Jim.  I can't find it, but I know Jim responded to some of my posts.  He truly reached out to so many people without a complaint about himself.  I had no idea he was quite so sick.  I looked at Jim's very first post and in it he said "I want to make myself available to share my experiences in whatever way may be helpful to others." even though he was dealing with the after effects of surgery and chemo himself.  What a testament to a truly giving man.  He will be missed.
My thoughts are with his family.


Survivor of cholangiocarcinoma (2009), thyroid cancer (1999), and breast cancer (1994).

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Rest in peace, Jim. We will all continue to battle this cancer and hopefully find a cure. We know you will be guiding us from Heaven. Thanks for making a difference while you were here with us on Earth. Prayers for your family.

Love, -Pam & Lauren

My beautiful daughter, Lauren Patrice, will live on in my heart forever.

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To Jim's FAMILY, I am so very sorry to hear about Jim. We all loved him so much. Just last night I was talking to one of our members and I said, I was worried as we have notheard from him. He was a true warrior and now at Peace woth so many other good people. My heartfelt prayers are being sent your way.

Letter from Heaven  by Ruth Ann Mahaffey

To my dearest family some things I'd like to say
But first of all to let you know that I arrived okay,
I'm writing this from Heaven. Here I shall dwell with God above
Here, there's no more tears of sadness. Here is just eternal love.
Please do not be unhappy because I'm out of sight
Remember that I am with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through
God picked me up and hugged me and He said "I welcome you,
It's good to have you back again,
you were missed while you were gone,
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
God gave me a list of things that he wished for me to do
And foremost on the list was to watch and care for you
And when you lie in bed at night, the days chores put to flight
God and I are closest to you . . in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on earth and all those loving years
Because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears
But do not be afraid to cry, it does relieve the pain
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.
One thing is for certain though my life on earth is o'er
I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.
There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb
Together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
When you're walking down the street and you've got me on your mind
I'm walking in your footsteps, only half a step behind
And when it's time for you to go . . from that body to be free
Remember you're not going . . you're just coming here to me.


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Very saddened to hear of Jim's passing. It was very obvious what a kind and compassionate man Jim was, always putting others before himself. A true gentleman. He will be truly missed on this board. My sincere condolences to Jim's wife and family. Hugs. Nancy

Loving my husband from afar.

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I remember the gentle spirit and helpful nature of Jim and  will always remember him as an exceptionally special and giving person.  He left his legacy on this board and in my heart.
Fly, dear Jim.   
Hugs and love to his family,


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Thanks for posting this Tiffany.  I am so sorry to hear of Jim's passing.  My thoughts and prayers go out to his family.  He will be greatly missed on the CC boards.

Love & Hugs to Jim's Family,

"One Day At A Time"

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Thanks Tiffany for letting us all know about Jim. He will be sorely missed by so many people. What a fighter he was and he was always there to help people through this as best he could. My thoughts are with Jims family right now.


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I am so sorry to here of Jim's passing.  Please let Janis and family know we are here supporting them.  Sorry you lost your friend, Tiffany.

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It is heartbreaking to hear about Jim. He was a very special member of our extended CC family, much loved and well respected for his thoughtful and compassionate contributions. My sincere condolences to Jim's family.


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I am so sorry to hear about Jim's passing.   He offered so much to this site--his compassion for others with this terrible disease and his thoughtful and kind words.  He will be  greatly missed.  My heartfelt condolences to Jim's family.  May you rest in peace sweet Jim.  PeggyP

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Hi, Tiffany ,
Thanks to notify me in email and put this up on the message board.
Jim and I had emailed to each other a few times, a vey kind gentleman.He will be missed dearly. The best quality of him is he cares a lot about other people than he himself.
God bless

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To Jim's Family:

He will be missed.  So sorry to hear that he has lost his battle w/CC.  He has other's that will be awaiting his arrival, and will show him the way into his eternal life.

Love and Hugs,

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I'm so sad to hear that Jim passed.  My very deepest condolences to his family and friends.


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I'm shocked and saddened to hear that Jim has passed on.  He gave me great support here - what a lovely, gentle, caring soul.

Janis, my deepest condolences to you and your family.


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I have only now found out about Jim's death and am tremendously saddened. I have been away from the board fon awhile but in coming back I looked for his name because he always wrote encouragement and with helpful information. I had been wondering how he was doing. I join with others in saying that Jim was a special person who reached out to others struggling with this disease, Sharing his knowledge and his story. My sympathy to his wife and family.