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Memorial Tribute to Beloved Friend Hugh


World  (tags: peace, mankind, humanitarianism, sustainability, spirituality, compassionate people, caring people )

Gregory
- 1430 days ago - sen4earth.org
We have lost a man who was truly a friend to every peace-loving person on earth, Hugh MacDougall. There are no words more inspiring in tribute to his memory than those he shared with us here on Care2 and on SEN. Please click below to read Hugh's words.



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Cher Away Moving (1470)
Friday January 28, 2011, 10:55 am


Sad news!

Thnx for posting hun!

 

Kit B. (276)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:01 am


Very sorry to hear this...
 

Arielle S. (317)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:16 am
With sympathy and hugs - rest in peace, Dear Hugh....
 

Betsy Bee (1038)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:23 am
Sympathy to all who him. He was never a Care 2 friend of mine but I ready many of his amazing and loving posts.
 

Jason Green (237)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:24 am
Rest in Peace my Dear Friend
 

Cal Mendelsohn (1008)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:25 am
So Sad--RIP--Hugh was a fine human being who I must admit I was just getting to know a bit better. A great loss for all of us!
 

FulviaAway M. (331)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:25 am
Hugh, we'll miss you down here! See you there, one day, friend! A big hug, dear.
 

Bee S. (208)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:27 am
So Sorry to hear this.. Thankings to Gregory H. & others. Out of words...
 

Nancy M. (202)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:31 am
I am very sorry to hear this. Thanks for posting and forwarding,
 

Bee S. (208)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:31 am
& A Big Hug for Him. A Loving, Sympathical Person with A Big Heart.
 

Kathleen B. (272)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:33 am
Surely he will be missed.
 

Kit H. (173)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:35 am
I am too very sorry to hear his passing.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:38 am
Sadly noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:39 am
Rest In Peace Hugh MacDougall.
 

Barbara K. (70)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:40 am
Noted with great sadness. RIP, Hugh, you'll be missed.
 

(0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:40 am
....soaring into the light on the wings of angels
 

Sacred Space (39)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:42 am
Blessings, Light and Love to his family, friends and all who knew him. His great work may just continue from beyond the veil.....
 

Catherine Turley (193)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:46 am
hugh was one of the few people at care2 who actually apologized to someone for a misunderstanding. i was so impressed by him.
 

Just Carole (338)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:46 am

So very, very sad.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:49 am
I am saddened to hear of Hugh's passing...he will truly be missed. Hopefully he will be able to continue his good work from the higher level...without all the obstacles we face at our lower, primarily greedy one.
 

Susan Pernot (75)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:50 am
Sad news indeed. RIP
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:50 am
I liked his ideas and comments.
 

Robert S. (115)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:53 am
Farewell Huge.
You with your wisdom and kindness shall be missed.
 

Pamylle G. (463)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:54 am
Hugh was one of my C2 friends, and I had the honor & blessing of several soulful exchanges with him.

We will all miss his sweet, caring presence...
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:55 am
Hugh buddy....you were a man of great respect and honor. You will be missed so very much. You had the biggest loving, kind heart of anyone I've ever known and may the lessons that you tried to instill in each and every one of us.....carry on! Rest in peace, my friend. Rest in Peace!
 

Constance F. (431)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:55 am
Thank you for posting. I did not know him, but I read what he wrote. What an intelligent, beautiful being. And what a warm and beautiful face he has. I am sorry for your loss, and yes, the loss to everyone who might have benefited by knowing him.
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:55 am
For everyone finding their way to this post by means other than my shared message sent to all friends, I share my message with you here.
______________________
It is with the heaviest of hearts that we bring you this message today.

Dear gentle Hugh has left our plane to begin his spiritual journey on the next level. If you knew him you would know that he would want us all to continue with his messages of love and peace. This is exactly what we and many others will do in honour and remembrance of a great man, one whom we call not only friend, but brother.

We came to know Hugh before becoming a part of the Care2 family.

As we imagine so many are, we have found ourselves at a loss for words, though we will do our best to convey our thoughts. It's what Hugh would want.

Hugh was not only a very dear friend, he was our brother and kindred spirit, our inspiration, our confidant. He will always be remembered as a gentleman, a teacher, a great giver of himself, and most of all, a true inspiration to everyone who he touched in his life.

We would like to share a quote from Hugh, a message we hope all will share and take comfort in.

"We are sending the power of love, peace and compassion, which can change the world." — Hugh MacDougall, Australia, SEN Honorary Advisor

Love and peace...
 

Darlene K. (361)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:57 am
His words,
“We are sending the power of love, peace and compassion, which can change the world.” — Hugh MacDougall, Australia, SEN Honorary Advisor

Humanity was blessed with his energy and I am grateful for his inspiration. Blessings of healing to his family and friends...
 

Val R. (254)
Friday January 28, 2011, 11:59 am
I did not know him Suzanne - but if he were friends with you and Greg - then I know he was truly special. My prayers go out to you and all his friends and family. Thank you for posting.
 

Jeannette A. (146)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:02 pm
My heart breaks at the thought of his loss... his words inspired me and made me a better, more insightful and spiritual person. Blessings upon you, Hugh.
 

Maura Graham (34)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:08 pm
I did not know Hugh but having read the comments, I really wish I had. He sounds like a wonderful, caring person. May he now know the peace that he has promoted throughout his life.

Thank you, Suzanne for drawing my attention to a remarkable man.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:11 pm
Blessings to Hugh and all that knew and loved him.
 

Susan S. (191)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:12 pm
My sincere condolences and sympathy to Hugh and his family and friends. May he rest in eternal peace. Thanks for sharing Suzanne.
 

Krasimira B. (175)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:19 pm
I liked his comments. Rest in peace Hugh! Thank you Gregory for posting and Suzanne for sharing.
 

Jeanette L. (14)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:20 pm
his spirit will alway be present in each and every person that was touched by him in both thought, word or deed, may we all try harder to aspire to this level of caring for our earth, each other and life
 

Jae A. (321)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:25 pm
Sad news...rest in peace our dear friend.
 

patricia lasek (317)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:25 pm
All his words here will be sadly missed. He always took the time to find the good in things and people.
 

Joy McR (136)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:29 pm
You will be missed... I enjoyed reading your momments on Care2... God Bless you...
 

Eva O. (60)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:30 pm
May he rest in peace and may people continue to be inspired by his words.
My deepest sympathy and hugs to all his friends and family.
 

Gloria picchetti (300)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:32 pm
The last breath on Earth is the next breath in Heaven. Ernest Angely, preacher. G-d bless Hugh.
 

Patricia Myers (77)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:38 pm
Very sad indeed God Bless&rest in peace
 

Robert B. (10)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:42 pm
What a great guy!

Rest in peace my friend!
 

Vivien Green (153)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:43 pm
I did not know Hugh personally ,however I would like to pass on my condolences to his family and friends who's lives have been enriched by knowing him. Hugh your presence will live on in the hearts and minds of all who have known you.
 

Edwin M. (356)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:44 pm
Rest in peace gentle soul
 

Alice B. (241)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:44 pm
He was my Care2 Friend, also. Why do the good ones go too young & the creeps linger on?!!

Such a wonderful man. My thoughts and best wishes are with his children & his family in general.
 

Penelope Ryan (177)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:46 pm
May thoughts and prayers for his loved ones. I didn't know this man but I feel it was a loss to me. RIP dear man.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:51 pm
Thank You Gregory ~
 

Patrizia S. (315)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:54 pm
Blessing.
 

Sandrea S. (214)
Friday January 28, 2011, 12:57 pm
I didn't know him, but sounds like a great man has moved on. I hope he rests in the peace he shared with others.
 

Carol Dreeszen (362)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:00 pm
Sympathy and prayers going out for he and the family!
 

Stephanie Isemann (124)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:04 pm
Very sad to hear. Thanks for the news.
 

Sharon Karson (82)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:07 pm
Alice maybe his spirit needed to accomplish more than he was able to on this physical plane. I also think that man's inhumanity to man injures the truly sensative nature of the best and kindest among us.
 

Sue D. (150)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:11 pm
Always a considerate poster, the intelligent and wise words will be missed from a gentle man, Hugh.
 

Toni C. (508)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:12 pm
Although I didn't have the opportunity to get to know this man, from what I'm reading he was a dear and gentle soul and will be missed very much. Walk in peace, Hugh.
 

Claudia O. (73)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:15 pm
What a beautiful face. I wish I had known him.
 

Patricia N. (41)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:16 pm
Rest in peace Hugh.
 

Seth E. (65)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:17 pm
Much respect for Hugh, and my condolences to his family.
 

Lady Flo (121)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:17 pm
So sadly,Rest in Peace.So young.In my age.Thanks Gregory.God Bless Peacelovers!
 

Tamila mendoza (177)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:18 pm
So sorry for the family! He will be missed.
 

Tammy W. (33)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:22 pm
Thank you for your hope and compassion :0)
Now the Gentle Giant can Fly!
 

Carrie B. (318)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:22 pm
Such sad news. I am so sorry for his family.
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:23 pm
Oh dear lord ~ my heart is numb and I am at a loss for words...

You see, Hugh was my brother, as he was to many of us, I had only written him last week...We were in touch on a weekly basis. I just read this today, a minute ago to be exact and tears are just flowing down my face in streams...

Hugh was not just any human being, he helped me personally when I was down & out, offering his words of comfort, solace & most of all ~ LOVE ! He not only touched my heart, but my soul as well.

I am in a state of shock, I'm so saddened at such a great loss of a soul here on this planet! Hugh adored people and when writing for SEN, well, he gave it his all from his pure gentle heart...

Yes, indeed, Hugh was such a "gentle man"...My heart aches that such a wonderfully delightful soul has left this earthly plane. Like Sharon so elequently put it: Maybe his spirit was needed to accomplish more than he was able to do on this physical plane ~ I thank you for those words Sharon.

Rest now sweet, gentle Hugh ~ We will meet again in the spirit world, I can assure you. I salute you for everything that you have done for every cause! I love you sweetie and will certainly miss your inspirational words to me. *weep*
My condolences to Hughs family & friends....

Namaste' my beautiful brother Hugh ~ love you always & forever,
FreeSpirit Running

 

TERRANCE N. (65)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:24 pm
I learned a great deal from Hugh's insightful post. Hugh will have a wonderful journey. May he travel in peace
 

Rosemary Rannes (640)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:37 pm
Gregory i posed my comment on your Memorial Tribute to Hugh McDougall
My sincere condolences to Hugh's loved ones with prayers to comfort their grieving to be transformed into celebration for a life lived with compassion and grace. May the Light Hugh so freely shared be his Legacy.
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:39 pm
Special thanks to Susanne & Gregory for setting up this beautiful tribute to such a beautiful man ~ bless you both ~ I have left my footprints for Hugh on the SEN page, ty.
Hugh MacDougall, my brother ~ you will always have a place in my heart.

Rest now...
FreeSpirit

 

Mandi T. (431)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:54 pm
Very sad news. It brought a tear to my eye.
Tks Gregory
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:58 pm
I did not know Greg personally but rest in peace.
 

Linda G. (187)
Friday January 28, 2011, 1:59 pm
Though I only knew Hugh from his inspiring words here at Care2, I will miss his gentle spirit greatly.
 

Lydia w. (163)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:00 pm
Rest in Peace .
 

Fran away F. (117)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:01 pm
I always enjoyed reading Hugh's comments, which expressed peace and kindness. My sympathies to his family and to all who were close to him. RIP, dear Hugh.
 

Brinda Davis (61)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:01 pm
GOD BLESS REST IN PEACE!
 

Luciana D. (35)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:06 pm
We begun knowing each other with a dispute, then we noticed that we had the same way of thinking ... and I appreciated reading his words.
Your words are also beautiful, Gregory, and I'm happy to see you back to Care2.
Peace to Hugh and to the above loving people.
 

Robert B. (58)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:08 pm
The good that Hugh did will ripple through the universe forever.
 

CareTwo Support (463)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:09 pm
Condolences from all of here at Care2...we will miss you......
 

Annie Cowling (118)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:10 pm
Prayers ,and my deepest sympathy for the family. I know Hugh is resting peaceable with God and his Angels. thank-you for posting.
 

Barbara W. (342)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:11 pm
Very sad to see someone you have respected and who gave respect in kind, leave us. Bitter sweet are the emotions I'm feeling. As a follower of the Fisher of men I know Hugh is where he should be, among the angels that watch over the rest of us.. My human side wish he were here to share his wisdom and the faith he deeply held! My deep appreciation of the teachings of the Christ say that Hugh is where he should be and, prayfully, where we'll all be one day. Thank you Gregory for letting us know of his passing & putting up a memorial in Hugh's Name.
 

JoAnne Perdue (50)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:15 pm
WHAT A SHAME, SO SAD...
 

Sharon Balloch (132)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:18 pm
He will be greatly missed..
 

linda b. (190)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:19 pm
Rest in peace Hugh, my thoughts and prayers are with all his family and friends. Thank you Suzanne and Gregory.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:21 pm
R.I.P. my Friend @>%---

Thank You Suzanne & Gregory
 

John Goodspeed (79)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:21 pm
Life is so uncertain.

We have all lost a unique and valuable friend. Having known Hugh certainly caused all of us to be a little bit better than we would have been had we not had that singular pleasure.

Last time I wrote him I cautioned him to "stay dry" in view of the floods in his part of Australia. I wish his family and friends the very best.
 

William Y. (54)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:32 pm
noted
 

Ness F. (211)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:34 pm
R.I.P our dear friend Hugh.
I will sorely miss reading your wonderful, insightful and inspiring posts / comments.
Gentle soul, you will be greatly missed. My sincere condolenses to your family and friends.
Love and blessings to you Hugh.
* Thank you Suzanne and Gregory..*
 

Apolonia Pl (400)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:34 pm
Yes it's a great loss for Care2 community... I remember his wise&kind comments and posts. And his warm friendly smile will stay here forever... [*]
 

Dalia H. (1280)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:37 pm
My Beloved Hugh,
There are not words for describe you. I think you were an Angel in disguise, here on planet Earth. I will miss you so much, but I know that you are in Heaven now, walking beside Jesus and that, make my Heart feels content. I’m so proud to be one of your friends, and I’m talking in present tense, because for me and for many, many other, you will LIVE in our Hearts Forever!
GOD Bless you and Rest In Peace my Beloved Friend Hugh.
Sending you Much Love, Respect, and Prayers, not only for you, but to your Beloved and Precious Family, too.
Dalia E. Hettfield♥
 

Dalia H. (1280)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:39 pm
Sadly noted my Beloved Friends Suzanne and Gregory.
Thank You so much for sharing with Us. GOD Bless you Always!
HAVE A VERY BLESSED FRIDAY EVENING EVERYBODY!
Much Love and Light,
B.D♥
 

Simon Pearson (95)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:41 pm
Hugh has not left us - he will manifest in another way and will always be close. His words and wisdom will remain forever.
 

Monica D. (580)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:41 pm
Very sad news. Although he was never a Care2 friend of mine, I did see many of his posts, which I thought were very good.
 

Anna Borsey (66)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:41 pm
I am sorry I never knew him.

It would appear that he passed over quite suddenly and unexpectedly.
 

Andrea Connelly (94)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:46 pm
A man who inspired others. Let's keep up his good works!
 

Lynndawn Eaglefeather (7)
Friday January 28, 2011, 2:57 pm
In my heart I thank Hugh for all he contributed in his earth life.
Wishing strength and peace to Hugh's family and close friends.
Simon (above) is correct~~~in that Hugh will live on in the hearts and minds of all those he touched through the power of love and the virtue of memories of heart. May Hugh find rest. . .and REAL white light. R.I.P.
 

Dandelion G. (383)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:08 pm
I know for Gregory and Suzanne this was one of the hardest post you had to put out there. I know it would of been for me, and I am still fighting the tears as I write this. Although I never met Hugh in person, in the physical sense, I still met him. I felt his Heart, is persona, his essence, and he was Love. Pure and simple Love. Although I'm sure he'd be the first to say, I'm not perfect, he was certainly a rare gem in this world and I'm so Honored that Great Spirit allowed me to cross paths with him, even for a short time, and even from a distance.

Tom Edgar, thank you for leaving the comment on here. I savored every word of it as it was from someone who knew Hugh or Hughie as you so affectionately called him, for a long time in your life. My sympathies to you for your loss must be deep as you referred to him as like a son. Having lost a woman, last month, that I loved, who was "just like a Mother" I know how strong and deep that bond can go. Thank you for sharing the words that you did, it was as I expected he would be, in person and not just on the internet.

I also express my sincerest condolences to Ellen and Peter for the loss of your Dad. He must of been a tremendous influence in your life and I'm sure you will miss him deeply. There is never enough time with those we love, but cherish all the good times, hold those memories tight, and he will live on through those. I am so deeply indebted in my heart that I had the privilege to have met your kind Father. He stood for all that is good upon this Earth and is the beacon of what the Human Being should stand for. I'm sure you are very proud of him, for all he has done to try to make the world a better place. I want you to know that your Dad was able to reach out beyond his sphere of physical location and he touched many lives in many Countries.

As the Lakota would say, Hugh has dropped his robes and has taken his journey to the Spirit World. His ancestors await him where he will join all who have gone before him. One day, Hugh will greet those who are left behind, and so the Circle of Life goes on. We are always part of the Great Circle, we just move to another spot along the Circle. It isn't an end, just a new beginning for Hugh. Thank you Hugh for your kind emails, your support of causes that were important to me that you aided me in, thank you for the Light you showed to me, for you touched my Heart and that will remain with me forever.
 

Ramona Thompson (210)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:13 pm
Because of Hugh's loving and caring heart, I became involved in Amnesty International's Letter Writing Campaign on behalf of political prisoners this year.

What a fine gentleman. He left this world a better place by his tender heart and true caring for others. I know he certainly made a difference in my life, and because of Hugh I have committed to continue in the AILWC in his memory.

Rest in peace my dear friend. You have passed this way once, but have made such a beautiful difference to so many.
 

Tom Edgar (56)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:19 pm
I daresay I have been a friend of Hughie's longer than most. Enigmatically he, a many times, born again Christian of varying intensities and I a lifelong atheist.

I photographed his wedding, then many years later he took over my business before he went off to China, Oh! we disagreed on religion but not in so many other areas.

Whilst Hugh and Joy's marriage didn't stay the distance he told me, so often of his deep love for his children, and admiration and respect for Joy, a sentiment I share, who deep down he still loved.

His philosophies and homilies were many and varied, usually coupled with that inherited Glaswegian dry sense of humour, although really from Paisley. The conversation that stays with me was when I said..."Hughie where I come from you either learned to run or fight."... Och 'twas the same in Glasgae, but I couldn'a run and I couldn'a fight so I learned to pray."..."Did it work then?".......Och nae the other kids still beat up on me."

Hughie was very much the "Dreamer" and was always contemplating some venture which would benefit others as well as becoming an artistic endeavour or even just yet another adventure, which recently led him into contemplating purchasing a property near to me in northern N S W. I talked him out of it. He was so patently honest himself he found it hard to believe the owner and the agent weren't really truthful.

Never a robustly healthy man his time in China ,where he was treated by a Traditional Chinese Doctor, was really his undoing. He returned to Brisbane where he was just in time for the Hospital Doctors to save his life, but unfortunately, for such a short time. He was one Bonzer Bloke. My son and I will sorely miss his visits.

Well Hughie, on crossing the Styx,may very well never know that it was the end. But the young fella had many and varied voyages in life, touched many, each and every one gaining something from just knowing him, whether electronically, or we fortunate enough to know him personally.

The world is a better place with people like Hughie, and a sadder one without them. Loved him like another son... "Och awa wi ye, and thanks for being such a lovable Sots git."... Tom. tomedgar@halenet.com.au
 

Charmaine C. (176)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:21 pm
Nooooo...this is too shocking! I sent him a star and a note just the other day! Ohhhhh....
 

Laura H. (903)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:30 pm
Rest In Peace Hugh.
 

Bob Williamson (51)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:38 pm
Many pass without reaching others than their immediate family and friends. This cannot be said Hugh MacDougall. He reached out and touched many around the world with his words of kindness, peace and love. He leaves us now but his legacy of words will remain. My deepest sympathy for those who must weep at his passing. Rest in Peace Hugh my Friend.
Bob Williamson
Greenhouse Neutral Foundation
http://www.greenhouseneutralfoundation.org
 

Ricardo C. (66)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:41 pm
My condolences to Hugh's family and friends. It is always sad when someone you admire very much passes on. My message to family and friends: The loved ones that leave us, do not abandon us, they simply wait for us...
 

Elle J. (276)
Friday January 28, 2011, 3:45 pm
The world is a far better place because Hugh McDougall was a part of it! My condolences to his family. May he rest in peace!
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:06 pm
i had asked Hugh's permission to borrow these beautifully composed words
for a friend who was suffering, he gladly agreed.
i utter them now for him....

I take your pain from my heart,

gently set it upon a broad leaf

smooth on tranquil water.

I watch the leaf float free

on mirrors,

drifting a tunnel of dark branches

and bright green leaves.

I pour your tears

into my cupped hands,

precious liquid gems (your adornment).

I kneel until the water

meets water and your tears

follow the River’s course

to join the encircling sea.

Thank You Hugh

 

Marti Williams (170)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:09 pm
He will be missed by all who knew him...
 

Just Carole (338)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:10 pm

I wanted to add something, because I feel my previous expression was too brief. As I explained to a friend of mine, who asked about him, but did not have the privilege of knowing Hugh:

"Hugh was one of the most genuinely guileless, loving and deep peace advocates I've ever met."

His effect on me, and all who crossed his sensitive path, was unique and remarkable.

 

MerliSICK NoFwds (30)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:12 pm
Polish poet Vislava Szymborska wrote: "Let's hurry to love people - they pass away so soon..." Too soon...
But in our hearts they will live forever ... You also, dear Hugh... THANK YOU... RIP... [*]
 

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:12 pm
RIP Hugh! You left this world but not our hearts as we will continue to be inspired by your spirit in our continued efforts to make positive changes for all beings on this earth! A true friend to all who knew you! I enjoyed reading your many contributions on Care2! God Bless.
 

Michael Carney (212)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:15 pm
Wow! And here I am feeling sorry for myself, because of a bad cold...I'm very sad to hear this terrible news...I have said a prayer on behalf, of Hugh's soul...Good Bless you my friend, and I hope your enjoying your journey to paradise...
 

Electra Cy (1005)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:24 pm

What a wonderful guy!!!!!! I regret that I did not know him on here. He was an unobtrusive, Spiritualistic man that I would have been proud to know.

I read the following link, and I was amazed....

http://sen4earth.org/articles/more-you-can-do/hug-spiritual-trees/

Hugs, and Prayers to his family, friends, and all of those who were blessed by knowing him.

Thank you FreeSpirit for the forward!.
 

Electra Cy (1005)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:30 pm

I hope I did not offend anyone with the beginning of my previous post. The Article I read was really uplifting, and I did not mean to sound inappropriate. I just wrote my first thoughts upon reading it. It is very inspiring, and gives me hope for humanity. I think we could all use a little bit more hope.

Sorry that it came off all wrong. :(

HUGZ ~ Electra
 

Elizabeth M. (68)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:34 pm
Thank You Gregory for the Tribute to Hugh MacDougall. I was not lucky enough to have known him. I watched his video and read his posts and amongest men he must have been a Giant. May peace, love and the light be with him on his journey.
 

Naoko I. (260)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:35 pm
I am too shocked to find words to express my sadness. I had an honor to be his friend, but even before that, I'd always enjoyed his thoughtful and caring comments.
Rest in peace, Hugh, we all miss you..
 

Barbara Erdman (63)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:36 pm
Prayers to the Family
 

Edward Palma (15)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:42 pm
Rest in Peace Hugh. You will be missed greatly by all of us. The world has lost a true humanitarian and friend. Keep watching over us all beause we need you. Your spirit and good heart are a lesson to all of us on how to carry ourselves in life. Thanks for all of the good words and kind nature that you offered us.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:51 pm
i have lit a candle for Hugh on our Care2 page at Gratefulness.org...
http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/candles.cfm?l=eng&gi=Care2
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:52 pm
i meant to add, everyone please join me....

http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/candles.cfm?l=eng&gi=Care2
 

Patricia Cannell (766)
Friday January 28, 2011, 4:55 pm
On to better places...............may peace be with you.................
 

Agnes H. (144)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:05 pm
Sadly noted although I didn't know him. He must have been a good man. Thank you Gregory and Suzanne.
 

Catherine Ignatowski (80)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:24 pm
Reading this news saddens me deeply. Hugh was a wonderful person on earth and truly is sitting right next to God. I will pray for his family. God bless you High.
 

Henriette Matthijssen (148)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:38 pm
Thanks Sioux, I also lit my candle for Hugh!
 

. (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:38 pm
What a beautiful Human Being. I am so sorry and very sad to hear this.
 

SAM LOVES PETER H. (143)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:40 pm
MAY GOD BLESS
HIS PRECIOUS SOUL.
 

Dotti Lydon (112)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:49 pm
All these wonderful comments about a man I didn't know. My condolences to all of you who were his friends and also to his family. Makes us realise how important our Care2 friends are.
 

Apolonia Pl (400)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:50 pm
We can lit candles for Hugh here: http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/candles.cfm?l=eng&gi=Care2
 

Pat B. (355)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:53 pm
I am so sorry to read of this news!!! My sincerest condolences to his C2 family, his friends, and community.
 

. (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 5:55 pm
I am sorry that I too did not know him, but wish that I had. He was so obviously a highly evolved soul and I believe those like him are able to help from the other side. Be warm in the Light that you knew existed and enjoy your much needed rest until you are able to help other souls again. To his family, may the fact that Hugh was loved by so many help heal your breaking hearts until you meet again.

Be Blessed! Stay Blessed!
Peace, Love and Light ;-)
 

(0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:07 pm
A terrible loss to the Care2 community and to the world itself.
 

Shirley S. (176)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:21 pm
Sadly I didn't have the PRIVILEGE of knowing Hugh but after reading the lovely tributes I feel that I did know him.May his SPIRIT live on amongst the care2 family.
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:22 pm
I felt compelled to add this about Hugh ~

Some people are "takers" in this Universe ~ Hugh was a "giver"... A giver of himself and to others as well. This beautiful man whom I call "brother" once helped my son & I out with a gift when we lost our home ~ I knew I could never repay him but he didn't want anything back from me, he said he sent it from his heart...if not for Hugh & others on this site that are the "givers" in this world, well...we would probably be homeless. Hugh meant so very much to both my son & I. We had been close since that time and wrote each other often when we were both needing encouragement.

I will have some of his words to me on my page as my tribute to such a lovely soul ~ These were some of his last emails to me personally that I would like to share ~ Hugh would have wanted me to. He uplifted my spirit when I was down and he said I did the same for him. Bless his soul! I will certainly miss his presence...

Blessings of love & light to all,
FreeSpirit

 

Aletta Kraan (146)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:35 pm
Sorry to hear about Hugh passing on , he will be missed by many !
 

Richelle R. (62)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:36 pm
Thank you for such a kind posting for a wonderful person.
 

Henry P. (171)
Friday January 28, 2011, 6:48 pm
Rest in peace Hugh
 

Kim O. (398)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:02 pm
Sadly noted!!! Gone too soon! RIP Hugh, you'll be missed!!!
 

Ma-ru C. (144)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:11 pm
I lighted a candle.Rest in Peace Hugh.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:12 pm
noted and saddened.....he will be sorely missed...
 

. (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:15 pm
RIP Friend.

We take comfort in knowing you are with our animal/human friends and they now have a true Angel to keep them safe and just sit beside by the ole Oak Tree to catch some shade and a cool breeze.

Your kind heart and soul will keep your fight for our planet alive in all of us. For those that knew him best my heart breaks for you.
 

Lilo Prinz (23)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:17 pm
Rest in Peace Hugh
NAMASTE
 

SuS NoMail Plez P. (244)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:20 pm
Gregory and Suzanne~ I cannot imagine the Grief you must feel at this time. As I've lit a candle for Hugh with his picture, I have lit a candle for the both of you as well.

My telephone has been down all day as Dusty tryed to phone me before I read this news. About an hour ago the tele rang and it was Dusty...informing me of this travesty {she wanted to let me know before I read it on line...BLESS HER}. Dandelion and Sioux and Barbara...THANK YOU ALL for the forwards.

I have been crying...RAW ANIMAL PRIMAL SCREAMS...as I truly LOVE Hugh. I banged on the door of a neighbor as I didn't know what to do. I was crazy in pain at the loss of my DEAR FRIEND. As Shell stated...MY HEART IS BROKEN~ too.

I am so fortunate to have shared so many conversations with Hugh. I could never understand how someone so wise and kind...gentle and loving...giving and compassionate...would be such a LOVELY AND TRUE BLUE FRIEND to me. As he "sees" peoples Heart...I felt so at ease AND WE BECAME LOVELY FRIENDS. I would crawl on glass for Hugh. His HEART and SOUL was too pure for this world. That is the only thing that makes sence as to why???

I miss you Hugh. Our PLANET misses you. Intellectually I understand what Dandelion wrote. But my Heart is in disconnect.

I am sorry if I don't make sence. I am numb...
Hugh, Rest in Peace my Love. I am honored to have shared this past year with you. HONORED. You have made me a better woman. A better human. I will carry you in my Heart until we meet. Love SuSanne x0x
 

. (0)
Friday January 28, 2011, 7:41 pm
Truly sad news. Rest in Peace, Hugh.
 

Cindy Black (61)
Friday January 28, 2011, 8:06 pm
Oh my goodness, it is rather mindboggling to hear of someone for the first time on the occasion of his passing. And the more wonderful you find out the person was, the gladder yet sadder you become. Hugh MacDougall was obviously a great, great man as amply evidenced by the astounding tributes that I've been reading, but also by his beautiful words and mission via the links. What a shame, when this planet needs a million more like him, and needs them desperately. I can only say that I'm so sorry for the pain of all those who called him "friend," and I'm also sorry I wasn't one of them.
 

Cam V. (417)
Friday January 28, 2011, 8:34 pm
I am truly sad to hear about a Care 2 member who has passed on. My heart is with his family and indeed with you Geoffrey. It is hard to lose a friend like him. My thoughts are with you all.
 

Debbie G. (311)
Friday January 28, 2011, 8:35 pm
So sorry to hear this. Thanks Gregory.
 

Esther Z. (96)
Friday January 28, 2011, 8:47 pm
My sincere condolences to his family and his dear friends....xx
 

Munees Mariappan (20)
Friday January 28, 2011, 9:46 pm
Really a true inspiration
 

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Friday January 28, 2011, 10:37 pm
Very sorry to hear of Hugh's passing. His comments always carried some additional aspect to a cause that I learned from. His caring and commitment to peace and love for this world was very special. I will miss seeing his contributions and his photo next to them. We get to feel very close to the people we meet here, whether we know them especially well, or through others. My condolences to his family and friends.
 

Teresa K. (33)
Friday January 28, 2011, 10:47 pm
Rest in peace friend!
 

Rose NoFWDSPLZ (283)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:09 am
I never knew Hugh Peace to him
 

desanka s. (403)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:22 am
I did not know Hugh MacDougal but for sure was great men.
Honor to Hugh - fly with angels.
 

. (0)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:29 am
Sadly noted, Rest in peace Hugh
 

H Nick H. (1826)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:41 am
Sad news for sure. His passing will be a great loss to planet earth and to all of us.
 

Rhonda Maness (583)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:46 am
Rest In Peace
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 12:56 am
sad news
 

A. Searle (136)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:23 am
I'm so very sorry to hear of this. I always loved his comments. Such a wonderful man. Rest In Peace, Hugh.
 

Penelopa Tufis (53)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:36 am
God will receive one of the best …
May we have the power to continue his great and lighting principles and beliefs.

Rest in peace .
 

NICKY MELVILLE (119)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:54 am
This is a sad loss for a world that needs more loving people like this dear man.I pray that God will comfort those who geave for him and I am sure that God wil have a specially blessed place for his spirit.
 

Alicia F. (25)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:02 am
Rest in peace, Hugh.
 

Shaheen N. (64)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:27 am
May his soul rest in peace & give his family & friends the strength to bear the loss. Amen, I did not know him (Hugh), this wa forwarded to me by Sheryl/Dandelion, so I share my prayers with you all for him.
 

LucyKaleido ScopeEyes (80)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:56 am
What devastating news! Hugh & I had become C2 friends no very long ago. I was impressed by his thoughtful comments & his commitment to human rights. We had in common care & concern for Guatemala & human rights abuse there. I had hoped to share much with him in future. Unfortunately, his untimely passing has ended those hopes. What a shame!
I'm comforted in seeing all those who have been touched by his love, his caring, his commitment & his wisdom and who will not forget our dear friend.
 

Carol H. (229)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 4:09 am
sadly noted, thanks
 

Arild Warud (170)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 4:20 am
Sad, thanks Gregory.
 

Sue L. (68)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 4:21 am
Love Is Stronger Than Death by Matt Johnson

Me & my friend were walking
In the cold light of mourning.
Tears may blind the eyes but the soul is not deceived
In this world even winter aint what it seems.

Here come the blue skies here comes springtime.
When the rivers run high & the tears run dry.
When everything that dies.
Shall rise.

Lovelovelove is stronger than death.
Lovelovelove is stronger than death.

In our lives we hunger for those we cannot touch.
All the thoughts unuttered & all the feelings unexpressed
Play upon our hearts like the mist upon our breath.
But, awoken by grief, our spirits speak
How could you believe that the life within the seed
That grew arms that reached
And a heart that beat.
And lips that smiled
And eyes that cried.
Could ever die?

Here come the blue skies here comes springtime.
When the rivers run high & the tears run dry.
When everything that dies.
Shall rise.
***********

Rise on your glorious journey Hugh...
 

Cheryl B. (64)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:25 am
Thanks for telling the world about a great man
 

Ralph F. (64)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:26 am
Thanks, Hugh. You set the bar high for the rest of us -- a challenge we should be honored to accept.
 

Stella AWAY W. (258)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:46 am
Deepest sympathies and condolences to Hugh's "nearest and dearest" - our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Do not mourn for too long, though; he left with you the privilege of his inspiration and vision, to be shared with other generations. His physical body may have departed from Planet Earth but I'm sure he's got his work 'cut out for him' on the 'other side'! Go well - go with God (by whatever name you interact with Him). Hugsss&Kissesss to all!
 

Beth FS (149)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:54 am
Huge's journey on Earth has ended, and a new one for Huge begins...he will be greatly missed, but know that this is not goodbye...but see you later, may his journey be awesome as he finds his way to a new plain of existence, where he can rest, smile and share his spirit. May his spirit and will always guide and nurture those who knew him and spread to those who did not, for his blessings were meant for all far and wide. See you later Huge...
 

Beth FS (149)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:03 am
Please forgive the misspelling of Hugh's name, I can't take it back, but I am sure he would have forgiven me and laughed it off, thats the kind of man he was..my apologies Hugh...later man :-)
 

J. R. (0)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:21 am
It is indeed a sad day to have lost a fine human being like Hugh.

Regrettably I never had the opportunity to meet him in person; however, his spirit of kindness travelled light years and touched me in a heartbeat.

You are sadly missed dear my friend but knowing that you always will be near will give us the strength to keep on fighting.
 

Denise P. (65)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:23 am
I didn't know Hugh but it seems like he was loved by all who knew him.. I regret never having got to know him. Condolences to those who loved him and knew him. Rest in peace dear soul. Thank you Gregory.
 

Liz Gillard (104)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:33 am
Noted with sadness in my heart for the passing of hugh,a gentle man with a big heart,my prayers are for hugh and his beloved family,may you rest in peace Hugh,the ANGELS will be watching over you,God Bless you.Love Liz Xx
 

Erin V (1)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 7:53 am
Rest in peace hugh
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:07 am
My sweet and Gentle Hugh, I was shaken this morning to hear from Suzanne the news about your sudden passing. I am one of those who had the privilege to be your friend, and I enjoyed being part of your loving and caring light. I benefited from sharing in your insights, in your wisdom, in your warm and contagious humor, and in your big heart’s eternal compassion. It was indeed a great honor to know you. Now you are flying home to paradise, where you belong, while we are mourning the loss of a truly caring friend. From your new place of glory, I believe you will find the light you had a vision of. That light you may now send out as your enhanced power of love, peace, and compassion to change the world. Thank you for generously sharing yourself with us while you were here, Gentle Hugh. I have no doubt that your warm and unlimited light of love now will embrace the whole Universe. And I know that we will feel it by positive changes here on Earth. Well, although you always wanted us to focus on the bigger spiritual picture, sending out love to all, I must admit that I am just a normal human being. Thus Gentle Hugh, if I could choose, I would rather have you down here, than up there. This world is empty without you. I send many warm thoughts to your family and friends, who are mourning your passing. You were a beautiful gift to this world, and we will all sorely miss you.
Much love from Jytte
 

Ana F. (131)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:23 am
VERY SAD. REST IN PEACE. WILL NEVER FOGETT YOU
 

Lena H. (11)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:56 am
Sad news
 

Kathy Javens (104)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 9:14 am
So sadly noted. Our loss is heavens gain. You will be very missed but not forgotten. You may be singing with the angels, but you will always remain here on earth with us.
 

LynnCarin LadySeastar (429)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 9:23 am
Sadly noted... however, I am glad that friends share news so we can be aware! So sorry to hear about his passing. My sincere condolences go out to his family/loved ones and all those who mourn, yet still remember the legacy left by such a caring man.
 

Brigitte S. (20)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 10:04 am
My condolences to all who knew him and loved him. As I read all this lovely and compassionate comments Hugh must have been a very special person and touched a lot of people and hearts! Rest in peace dear Hugh.
 

Peggy A. (109)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 10:51 am
Rest in Peace
 

Geynell Eskite (68)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:20 pm
I'm so sorry I never got a chance to know him. For all who loved him, I;m sorry for the loss of your friend. Pest In Peace.
 

Bernell Trapp (235)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:25 pm
Wow...I sure wish I could have personally known this unique, wonderful, kind-hearted, and inspiring man. God bless all of you who knew and loved/love him. I am praying for peace and comfort within your hearts during this time of grief and sadness. Bernell
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 1:34 pm
REST IN PEACE HUGH MacDOUGALL
Caring, gentle, kind, thoughtful - you gave the world so much. I'm honoured to have known you - you touched my heart. My Deepest Condolences to Hugh's family and friends.
 

Dorothy Ferguson (32)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:26 pm
Gentle rest for a gentle soul.
 

Kenny V. (173)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:29 pm
Rest in Peace Hugh.Lots of love and comfort for you and all who have to bear the loss of such beauty.We love you and miss you.
 

Lisa Zarafonetis (174)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:36 pm
I did'nt know him but he sounds like he was a wonderful person. God bless his soul.
Shared on Facebook.
 

Locan Sleeping-Squirrel (209)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 2:58 pm
Deeply saddened, but sadder still would not to have known him. Thank you dear friends for sharing yourselves with all of us.
RIP dear friend, Hugh, an inspiration more than most.
 

Caitlin Mac Iver (103)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 3:09 pm
I didn't know Hugh, but my heart goes out to all those who did and who will be missing him. Thanks, Suzanne, for letting us all know about this beloved friend.
 

Liz Gillard (104)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 3:30 pm
I have just lit a candle for Hugh in his memory and left a condolence message,such a beatiful thing to be able to do.thank you so much,i have also noted and left a comment above.Rest In Peace Hugh,you will be sadly missed.My prayers for all who knew and loved him.Thank you for sharing.LOVE LIZ Xx
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 3:33 pm
We were shocked to hear of Hugh's passing - had no inclination that he was sick. We will surely miss his input and the caring face with the shy grin. Vale Hugh - God speed you on your journey. Our deepest condolences to his family.
 

Nancy C. (812)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:14 pm
A new guardian angel is born.
 

Tom Edgar (56)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:32 pm
I have used up all my "Responses" it seems, so I would like to say thank you to those who "Starred" my letter regarding my old cobber Hugh, and those who may be thinking of doing so.

Regarding Hugh's health or really lack of it, a condition with which he was recalcitrant to burden other people, except maybe myself. Hugh returned from China with about 10% of his heart, and lung capacity working. The mind was still 110%. The Brisbane Hospital actually saved his life but the damage had been done. Hugh passed away peacefully sitting in an armchair. Probably still contemplating on how he could help others, and the world.

Thank you once again for your supportive remarks, and those to whom I have been unable to respond because of the restrictions my apologies and keep up Hugh's good work and embrace his philosophies.
tomedgar@halenet.com.au
 

. (0)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 5:50 pm
I did know this man he was a kind loving most gental person that you could have ever want to meet here. With tears and my heart heavy not seeing him, I know he's ok, for by the eagles wings he has now flown to rest one day my friend Hugh we will be together rest in peace. My heart goes out to his family and all his friends that knew him. Thanks for the forward FreeSpirit., Dandelion, And Gregory Blessings
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:02 pm
Thank You Tom
You cannot currently send a star to Tom because you have done so within the last week.
 

Jaclin S. (230)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 6:22 pm
I did not know Hugh but condolences to his family and although he has finished his journey here on Earth he has gone on to share his message in a much better environment. Love & Light TY Free Spirit Running Dear Sister for sharing this message. Brightest Blessings Always.
 

Jeremy Mathsen (0)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 7:25 pm
peace and love and happiness. Thank You for sharing.
 

Jose Ovidio Perez Morel (44)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 8:30 pm
We´re miss you, I didn´t knew him, but........see you another side.
 

june bullied (553)
Saturday January 29, 2011, 11:35 pm
thankyou for sharing.
 

Brigitte T. (69)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 3:13 am
Rest in peace, Hugh. Thank you for all you have done and having made such a difference. My deepest sympathy to all who miss you...
 

Colin Hope (243)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 4:12 am
Rest in peace Hugh! Thank you Gregory for posting and Suzanne for sharing.
 

Marty H. (119)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 4:18 am
R.I.P. Hugh!
 

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 4:40 am
An example to others of how life should be lived. May his legacy live on in the hearts and minds of those who knew him!
 

FreeSpirit Running (324)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 5:03 am
Thank you my friend Sir Tom for letting us know that Hugh had been ill. Although only 10% of his heart was working, the other 90% was filled with LOVE, COMPASSION & PEACE, never a harsh word or negative thought came from Hugh.

I'm happy in my heart to know that his passing was a peaceful one Tom and yes, I shall always embrace his kind, gentle, loving words and hold him close to my heart.

Now Hugh has earned his wings and will always surround us all with his spirit of love & peace. I love you brother...

Peace always,
FreeSpirit
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 5:51 am
Noted with sadness...for care2 has lost an intelligent, insightful and most caring soul...RIP Hugh.
 

Past Member (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 6:02 am
RIP Hugh...you will be missed.
 

Natalie Away J. (125)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 7:29 am
I didn't know Hugh, but I can tell that he was a wonderful man.
 

Stephen Hill (639)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 9:00 am
When we are placed in this beautiful place called Mother earth we can be fortunate when we meet special people who stimulate our senses and bring us closer to what really matters in this life. I have been blessed by one on one communications with Hugh and he was to be my editor for my book. I was wondering why recently I was not able to contact him. Maybe some of you did not know ~~ not only he was a spiritual man, very talented, but among his talents he also was an editor by profession.

There is a beautiful song called "Calling all Angels" written and performed by by Jane Siberry. This comes to mind not because Hugh has need, but for US who need to be comforted for our physical loss. To understand that Hugh has not left us. He is among us and while he will not edit my book, his spirit will inspire me to complete it so all of us will benefit from his soul and spirit!

We feel you Hugh while you are probably running with the "Roos" of the Outback in the spirit world.

 

Angelika R. (144)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 12:43 pm

Greg and Suzanne, thank you for the difficult task to bring us the tragic news, you managed it in a most beautiful way.
My heart goes out to Hugh's family and all who were close to him.
"He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away.”

Thanks Hugh for walking part of the way with us on this long rough road of live. Keep shining your light on us so we will feel your inspiring presence.

Thanks to Sioux for the candle link.
 

resignd Cannot remove (139)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 1:01 pm
Having read over the comments here again since my posting I became aware of how powerful this web site is between people who may only know others for their posted opinions. We are all longing for people who have similar passions as ourselves and who lead us to activities where we can hope to affect change. In a time of so much apathy and isolation in our longings for this world to turn itself around into a healthy ecosystem for all living things, we find here people who support our beliefs or give us information that may help us review our opinions and adjust them. It is difficult for many to find soul mates in our real world that care to listen or even care.
The value of this web site in making friends, having the opportunity to both discuss openly or more privately in our messages is enormous. Maybe this goes without saying but the response of grief and caring about one man, one member of Care2, is so very touching. We are all still here and have the chance to let one another know the importance of their thoughtful contributions to our causes.
Maya God bless you all who have expressed yourselves here, knowing Hugh, or not knowing Hugh, but to reflect the finest aspects of being human.
Wish I could say it more poetically, but hope you all get my message. You are all such awesome people.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 1:21 pm
Hugh appealed to the very best in all of us, striving always to make this a better world for others. It is so comforting and heart-warming -- surely above all for his children -- to see so many tributes to him, affirming his treasured influence lives on and multiplies in the hearts and minds of so many caring people. I can just see Hugh right now, peacefully smiling.
 

Phyllis P. (389)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 2:45 pm
I did not know him, but sure seems like I would have wanted to. RIP my brother in Christ.
 

Mike S. (86)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 3:13 pm
It is always sad when a good person is lost. My condolences to all his family and friends.
 

. (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 4:50 pm
My Sympathys To Hugh's Family & Friends Rest in Peace Hugh!!
 

Shane M. (0)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 6:04 pm
SAD DAY
 

Dandelion G. (383)
Sunday January 30, 2011, 7:47 pm
Judith P. poetically enough, my dear, your words came from the Heart and that is what mattered the most. Very nicely stated.

I also thank you Tom for the update and I do certainly agree with FreeSpirit Running. Hugh's physical heart may have been compromised, but what he held inside his heart certainly was not. As I read all the various comments, I can see how much he touched all of us on Care2, imagine how he must of touched those near and dear to him in Australia. We have all been blessed by Hugh's love, be it near or far, he touched us all.
 

AniMae Chi (434)
Monday January 31, 2011, 12:26 am
Judith P.
Pure Poetry.... Than.q
 

Angelika R. (144)
Monday January 31, 2011, 2:51 am

I meant to add a special thanks to Tom Edgar for sharing a more detailed picture of Hugh and providing some comfort by letting us know he passed away peacefully! Thank you.
And oh yes, Judith, very nicely stated as Dandelion said!
 

Suzanne S. (760)
Monday January 31, 2011, 9:11 am
As I've watched and read all the heart-felt comments and outpouring of love, compassion and remembrances of Hugh, it has given me and I am sure all Hugh touched, much peace, comfort and strength. It is a true testament to dear, gentle Hugh that his message of peace and love has reached around the globe far and wide and will continue to travel touching our hearts and lives. His message will continue forever forward through all of us.

"I'm comforted in seeing all those who have been touched by his love, his caring, his commitment & his wisdom and who will not forget our dear friend." -PeasantDiva

Blessings, peace and love to all,
~ Suzanne
 

Voula Angelakis (156)
Monday January 31, 2011, 10:25 am
Sad news. Rest in peace dear friend.
 

Victoria S. (19)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 8:10 am
Very sad, I remember seeing his photo on so many posts. Not even 60, what a shame. :-(
 

Kathy Chadwell (365)
Tuesday February 1, 2011, 9:37 am
I am one who believes we do not die, we just cross over into the next life.
I believe we never die on earth as long as we are remembered.
Maybe SEN could put an action or a fund in Hugh's name?
RIP Hugh, though I did not personally know you, you don't have this many kind words said about you unless you were a very good soul.
 

Patricia C. (96)
Wednesday February 2, 2011, 7:59 pm
I remember Hugh's thoughtful comments. What a sad loss for the world, that another person of passion and caring has left us; too few, and his passing leaves our world a little dimmer.
 

SusanNoMailPls D. (30)
Thursday February 3, 2011, 5:39 am
Rest In Peace
 

Ruth R. (216)
Friday February 4, 2011, 11:15 am
While Doug M. is not with us. His thoughts and what we learned from his existence may be of use to those who remain on earth. Thank you for sharing.
 

Gregory Hilbert (422)
Friday February 4, 2011, 11:57 am
Ruth, you speak for many who will indeed benefit from Hugh long into the future, and they in turn will in their way pass his blessing on, "ad infinitum". (PS All of us, Hugh included, experienced typos and lapses of our own key-stroking. Your intent was clear to all, and that's all that matters.)
 

Ruth R. (216)
Friday February 4, 2011, 12:33 pm
To those who knew Hugh M. -- Simply I say "I am sorry. May you be comforted, and others too."

You may skip reading the following unless you find it helpful.
To those who Know Jesus as Savior, and did not know Hugh MacDougall: Maybe the following writing will help -- maybe.
To some people his words will be part of their lives -- one is that people who follow Jesus will love others as God will lead them. That many people will have learned this from Hugh MacDougall. That many people did not know of him and his wonderful thoughts on caring and learning about all people until his memorial. This is a gift -- for many a gift from God, and some goals that we share as people who humbly attempt to follow the teachings of Jesus the Son of God.

There are many people who know that Hugh M. was out there with this thoughts and attitudes. --May we pray and think through what (messages) this man has left each of us. Although we did not know him until this memorial, his stated writing and messages will be with us -- as we choose, and are lead by the Christ.

All I am trying to say -- some how people knew that this person was out there -- without even meeting him on-line.
I give thanks for this person. I give thanks for the wholesome impact that Hugh M. had on my life. May there be other people who will rise up to carry on the good work from Jesus the Son of God, The Father, The Holy Spirit, because Doug M. went on to do good in a much better place. This is a mystery. He could be praying for us. As far as I know he is with the man named Jesus who is the Son of God, and with other "good" people who loved Jesus. (Jesus this is what I would like you to say to Doug M. --Some how you were out there and I did not meet you, However I will read your sayings again. Some of your thoughts were similar to mine. i request that God will raise up people to be with us on earth to comfort us where you left for a knew life. After I have lived a good long life I hope that Jesus and I and lots of people and Hugh will have a good visit over the God given Choice to love and learn as Jesus would have each of us. We are People who are human and have the Holy Spirit with us and the divine nature of Christ crucified in us and Jesus the Son of God, Risen to the right hand of the Father in us. We express and live this to various extents and in various ways.

It must have have been acceptable to Jesus to take Doug M. to start a knew life -- for To be absent from the body is to be present with the Lord. Let us -- each individual choose the words and attitudes given to Doug M. --that are now given to us to keep-- that are precious to each person.
Thank You.
If you did not find this helpful please forgive and forget -- agreeably.
If you did and would like to send an e-mail.
The comforter is Holy Spirit -- may each person receive the comfort.
May God give people the grace to accept people of different faiths and/or religions without hurting each-other as much as possible. May people choose to stop hurting each other. May each person keep the peace.
Please keep the peace with this writing.
That many people did not know of Hugh and his wonderful thoughts on caring and learning about all people until his memorial. This is a gift -- for many a gift from God, and some goals that we share as people who humbly attempt to follow the teachings of Jesus the Son of God.
 

Tarequl M. (170)
Monday February 7, 2011, 8:35 am
Noted with thanks.
 

Truthseeker L. (12)
Sunday February 13, 2011, 12:23 pm
I didn't get to know Hugh, but I am so sorry for your loss, Blessings to all
 

Roberto Vivas (48)
Thursday February 17, 2011, 5:22 pm
Since Hugh was a friend of my friends, he must be a friend of mine also....rest in peace Hugh....
 

patrica and edw jones (190)
Wednesday March 7, 2012, 6:49 pm
VALE HUGH - YOU WERE A WONDERFUL HUMANITARIAN AND WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN. THANK YOU GREGORY FOR THE POST.
 

Dandelion G. (383)
Saturday March 10, 2012, 9:37 am
Anyone still tracking this, can you also report this spammer. This is twice this spammer has come onto this thread. This is an Honoring thread, no place for someone to sell their wares.

As I'm back on here, I agree with Patrica, Hugh is not forgotten by many of us. Brother Hugh touched many of us, in a good way, before he dropped his robes and took his journey to the Spirit World. I just wished he was with us longer on C2, to share his kind heart, but he certainly is not forgotten.
 

Jytte Nhanenge (64)
Saturday March 10, 2012, 10:00 am
Thank you Dandelion for speaking up. I saw the spammer and I have reported him. It greatly concerned me to experience that anyone would use specifically this thread for promotion. It is highly unethical.

Indeed, as you say. We are many who still think of Hugh, and who were happy to know him. He should have stayed with us, we still had a lot to learn from him. But he had more important things to do. I am sure he is occupied somewhere beyond, sending us plenty of beautiful feminine energy, trying to help us balancing the current violent and dominant masculine energy on our Earth. You are a beautiful friend Hugh, and indeed as Patricia and Edward say you will never be forgotten.
 
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