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Lee Z. wrote on September 12, 2016 at 7:43 pm
So sorry to hear of Greg's passing. I have only good memories of being "the other Lee."
Kathleen Trail wrote on May 9, 2014 at 8:51 am
Sending love & virtual hugs to Greg's family & friends today especially... Amazing how Greg's smile & spirit live on so strongly in all of us.
Gilbert Saldivar wrote on October 19, 2013 at 2:01 pm
Kahn Family, it seems like forever and just yesterday. I wish you all my love, and encourage you to remember him to one another whenever possible.
John Veilleux wrote on May 27, 2013 at 6:49 am
Melissa and Ben, I am grateful for the chance to have known Greg, even a little. He really is an inspiration, now and forever. John
Joyce Davidoff wrote on May 26, 2013 at 11:48 pm
Arnie, Judy called to tell me what a beautiful service it was. It was beautifully done and a moving tribute to Greg. As my jumbled message on your home phone indicated last week, words can never express the feelings of comfort Aunt Bert and I extend to you and Jessica. Heartfelt sympathies, Arnie, Joyce
Arnold Kahn wrote on May 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm
Thanks for all the kind words about my son. I miss him dearly but your information about him makes me understand him better.
Kathleen Avera Trail wrote on May 23, 2013 at 12:06 pm
My heart has been with you all in Bethesda today, desperately wishing I could be there to remember and celebrate the amazing life force that Greg was (and in my humble opinion, will continue to be) in all of our lives. I've been so grateful for this site and for the connections and re-connections made on Facebook. The bits and pieces of the Greg we have all shared will form a beautiful – if devastatingly incomplete – mosaic for Ben, Melissa, Arnie, Jessica & the rest of us who loved Greg to carry with us. Sending thoughts of healing & peace to you all on this sad day.
Dona and Olivier wrote on May 23, 2013 at 9:59 am
Dear Melissa, sweet Benjamin and Family Kahn and Maxwell, Our thoughts are with you. Words can not explain how we feel about the loss of our friend Greg. We've been so lucky to meet you all during your stay in Singapore. You are and will always be in our heart and part of our family. We love you, Maxime, Dona and Olivier.
Katherine Tasheff wrote on May 23, 2013 at 8:29 am
Greg was both warp and weft in our world; he provided both loving structure and brilliant color. In his absence, our entire tapestry is muted. Kahn, will miss you in so many ways.
Frank Mancino wrote on May 22, 2013 at 2:47 pm
Many condolences on this heartbreaking loss. I worked with Greg at MCI and Verizon; while it's been many years since we'd last worked together or seen each other, I always remember what a delight he was to work with. He had a joyous personality and never seemed to let anything get him down. He will be dearly missed. All my best to his family and friends.
Craig Wilson wrote on May 22, 2013 at 2:24 pm
I would like to express my condolences to the family. You could not have had a better person to love for 45 years. I look forward to making my donation to Ben's fund. Please be well in this tough time. Craig Wilson
Bink and Carolyn Yager wrote on May 22, 2013 at 12:47 pm
Dear Arnie and Ellie, what a terrible shock! Know that you and the family are in our thoughts and prayers. I will call you later when we return from the beach. Much love, Bink and Carolyn
Jen Cooper wrote on May 21, 2013 at 6:59 pm
I cannot remember when I met Greg at Rice but I'm sure he had a good story about it. We were Thresher buddies, queso fiends and mix tape junkies. He was (and will always be) the only person allowed to call me Jenny. I can't imagine the world without his incredible spirit, wisdom and laughter in it. To Melissa, Ben, Jessica and all the Kahns & Maxwells, please know you have my greatest sympathies. jen(ny)
Wendy Strauss wrote on May 21, 2013 at 12:18 pm
Kaaaaahhn! My dear friend, God must have needed an angel. He chose the best. Your love of life, that infectious smile, such happiness, warmth and friendship.. your wit and that devilish sense of humor.. I learned these from you. We all learned these from you. They endure in little Benny. God bless and embrace you. With much love, "Gwendy" ❤
Carol Gsell wrote on May 21, 2013 at 9:45 am
I knew Greg at Rice. Like so many, I most remember Greg's effervescent smile and laughter. I'm grateful that I was able to catch up with him at our reunion in 2010, to hear about his happy life with Melissa in Singapore, and to toast one last time in Willy's Pub. I'm also glad to have been able to keep in touch via FB since then. Melissa and Ben, I'm so very sorry for your loss. "The Great Kahn" was an amazing man.
Karl Kilborn wrote on May 20, 2013 at 12:52 am
I did not know Greg as well as many did, but as a fellow classmate at Sid Rich and through our interactions at the Thresher I was still fortunate to get a glimpse of the kind of person he was. What stood out for me, alongside his incredible friendliness and generosity, was what an independent mind he had. His perception and ability to challenge conventional thought will be a lasting inspiration for me and undoubtedly many others.
Karen & Eric Hoiberg wrote on May 19, 2013 at 6:52 pm
We knew Greg during his growing up years in Ames, IA. He was such a cute kid! I imagine he grew up to be much like we remember him....energetic, carefree, smart, and fun to be with. We are terribly sorry for your loss....
Steve Rodrigues wrote on May 17, 2013 at 10:58 pm
I shared just a little bit of time with Greg at Rice. He was so memorable for his big smile and his ready laugh. I am so sorry to hear of his passing, and I grieve your loss. The world is a little darker without his energy in it.
Melissa Bartlett wrote on May 17, 2013 at 9:51 pm
I don't know what to say. I am so saddened to hear about Greg. He was one of the first persons I knew o in DC. We did a legal fellowship together. He was an amazing person and spoke ad nauseam about his love for Melissa, which always gave me me hope for love. He was an amazing soul and touched my life. I am so saddened by this news. He will always be cherished and missed.
Byron Brown wrote on May 17, 2013 at 6:10 am
This is such sad news. I met Greg at the Reporters Committee in 1999 and have never met anyone like him before or since. Greg was so full of life and curious about the world and people. I have so many great memories of fun times together over the years, from nights out at the Big Hunt to bands at the 930 Club to Thanksgiving and Super Bowl parties at Melissa's. My favorite memories are from my visit to Singapore in April 2009, when Greg and Melissa were such generous hosts: birthday dim sum, betting on the ponies, foot reflexology. Will never forget Greg's smile, warmth, and friendship, and my thoughts are with Melissa and Benjamin. - Byron