THE XENITE MEMORIAL - UPDATED: DECEMBER 02, 2020
Xenite Memorial | Remembering Kevin Smith | Contact MaryD
'Say not in grief they are no more but live in thankfulness that they were'.
The Xenite Memorial is the section of AUSXIP that was once part of the NutBread Brigade Website Xenite Tribute Page. Becky Calvert, a true warrior in every sense of the word, created this page and in tribute to her and the other Xenites we have lost who have passed away, this section of the NutBread Brigade website will be part of AUSXIP forever - We mourn their passing and we celebrate their life the best way possible...by remembering them.
We are a community, we are a large family and Becky said it best when she said "One of the most important things we have and seldom acknowledge sincerely are our friends and family. And many times our friends are our family. If I can do nothing else in my life, I hope that I can help remind you and myself as well, how important these relationships can be. Acknowledge the people around you... "
This is dedicated to Becky Calvert and all the other fans we have lost. Rest in peace Becky, your legacy lives on.
4 April 2008
Becky wrote this when she created the Xenite Tribute Page:
This place was created around a need to have a safe place to show our feelings, our serious sides. I have very mixed emotions about this area of the site. I am glad to pioneer this page but the reason it was done now is due to a terrible tragedy. On June 4, 1999, the world lost the sweet voice of another Xenite, Evie Lamberth. I would, therefore like to dedicate this page to her, her soulmate, and all the others she left behind. Gods willing, this page will not have to be dedicated to others, but if this is to be we will honor their memories also.
I feel we have long neglected this side of our personas. Many times we do not want to talk about the deeper, more raw emotions we experience. The pains, the losses, the hurts and that terrible grief that goes with those feelings. But there comes a time when we just have to let them out. We may not know what to do or how to handle these emotions. Writing out your feelings can be helpful. I want to offer you a safe place to put them.
But this section of the site is for more than grief and pain. There is a second side to those emotions. There is joy, elation, love and friendship. What is behind these emotions is every bit as strong and powerful as the ones we might consider negative. And sometimes they can be just as scarey. This is a place for those emotions, feelings, and accompanying doubts as well.
One of the most important things we have and seldom acknowledge sincerely are our friends and family. And many times our friends are our family. If I can do nothing else in my life, I hope that I can help remind you and myself as well, how important these relationships can be. Acknowledge the people around you. Tell someone that you care. Tell your friends you love them because they might not be there the next time you turn around. And remember that a friend is not limited to those people you may “actually know”. A friend on-line is just as important as the friend down the street, however it is much easier to forget to acknowledge an on-line friendship, or for some others to believe in the depths that these friendships can reach.
To all my friends (on and off line), my partner and my family; know I love you always. And know also that I will always do my best to be there in your hour of need. I am much stronger with you than without you. And “even in death, I will never leave you”.
Commander in Chief
The NutBread Brigade/SSPA
June 5, 1999
If you have anything you want to contribute or any comments please contact MaryD