Monday letters: Father loved sharing opinion

04/07/2014 12:00 AM

04/04/2014 5:01 PM

On March 17, I held my father’s right hand as he took his last breath. The hand that penned so many letters, notes and poems.

One of the many things I will miss about my father, J. Aubrey Parrot, is his ability to communicate his opinion and willingness to share it with the readers of this paper. He had many who agreed and a few who disagreed with his opinion. One of the best lessons I learned from him was simply to do the right thing, always. He believed in human rights and dignity, and was a proponent of peace.

He enjoyed reading The State, especially the Sports section, daily.

Suzy Parrott Madden


Editor's Choice Videos

Join the Discussion

The State is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Terms of Service