Monthly Archives: March 2016

Aaron Keith Furr, 1932-2016

By | March 31, 2016

Dr. Aaron Keith Furr, 84, of Brooksville, Florida passed away on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Born in Rowan County, NC on March 5, 1932, he was a longtime resident of Blacksburg, VA before retiring to Florida. He was the son of Carl Albert Furr and Sue Howell Furr and grew up in Salisbury, NC. He attended Catawba College,… Read More »

Farewell, Dad

By | March 28, 2016

My father, Keith Furr, is, to put it bluntly, dying. He has been suffering from pretty severe dementia for several months now, not recognizing anyone and not really knowing where he was, and showing no signs of improvement. However, in recent days he took a severe turn for the worse. He has had only very short periods of… Read More »

The one (and only) thing I know about college basketball

By | March 19, 2016

I grant you that the following blathering would have counted for more if I’d said it on Thursday or Friday, but I never got around to it until now. I filled out five NCAA men’s basketball brackets this week, mostly because I’d taken part in various pools last year, or the year before, and got reminders to keep… Read More »