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Cherie and Greg
Cherie and Greg

Greg "Slim LIvely" Johnson, passes away. Headed up the Cascade Blues Association

Greg Johnson was the long-time head of Cascade Blues Association and also a fine photographer. Read what his wife Cherie wrote.

Cherie posted this on Facebook today:

I don’t know how to say this in an easy or any less painful way so I’m just going to say it. My love, my husband, my best friend Greg Slim Lively Johnson passed away last night. I am so sad I & the world will be without him.
🌟 Gregory Vincent "Slim Lively" Johnson🌟
March 15th 1959 -March 24th 2022
🌟You are life itself without boundaries 🌟
Greg has suffered physically for a year with health complications. The door has been opened & Greg passed through & now is not limited to his physical body or in anymore pain or trauma.
So my darling RISE UP past any physical or worldly restraints
Have no fear
We claim our love
You are my love & I yours & you will ALWAYS be with me.
Everyone who loves you surrounds you with love & light ALWAYS!
Blessed & grateful for the life we share, our endless love, being my best friend, teacher, rock, compass, your integrity, intelligence, humor, leadership & faithful service to our community.
Shine that light my love on the edge of darkness #bealight
On March 23rd 2022 exactly one year from when Greg's health crisis began he was moved over to the Ray Hickey Hospice House in Vancouver. Greg had been there only one night & yesterday I was with Greg throughout the day & witnessed the fast decline. I had been reading poetry for Greg, playing him music & we were listening to our beloved John Prine when Greg took his last breath.
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