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Thursday, February 1, 2018

Del Carlson's Ashes Spread in Bali

1-28-18 - On Sunday, January 28th, Katrinka, son Kelly, his mate Tera, and I visited Del Carlson's friends Eric and Fahmi at their villa in Tabanan, Bali. Just before sunset we went out on a rice terrace and spread Del's ashes they'd brought from Florida where they were a few weeks ago to help Del's niece Nancy go through his possessions. [Read more below or on Del's cuke page]
Frazer Bradshaw was in Florida to help them as well and sent photos posted below. He will be spreading Del's ashes in America at Tassajara and a few other places. Eric and Fahmi had just returned from the Bay Area the night before and that was the only time we could be there. Del knew Kelly from the time Kelly was one year old and Kelly remembered him well from summers at Tassajara. I was asked to say something so chanted - with Kelly and Katrinka joining in - Gya te gya te paragyate parasamgyate bodhi svaha! Gone gone gone beyond gone completely beyond all hail svaha! After the ashes were spread we stood silently and then said, "Thank you Del." - DC