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James Purcell
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Condolence From: Larry Berman
Condolence: I was blessed to have crossed and shared paths with my special mentor and friend. Jim always had a positive spin on every situation, and we were in a better place when in his presence. Jim’s smile, laugh,and support provided the tools to have a productive sales career, and happy personal life.
I recall a rough sales morning, but knew a stop at IHOP for blueberry pancakes and coffee would always make our work togethers better.
Jim always highlighted celebrations with family and friends, and always put others needs before his own..
Jim positive legacy will continue , because he made life more vivid and satisfying for all.
Tuesday November 28, 2017
Condolence From: Roger Hansen
Condolence: I've tried this twice before with no luck of posting. So I'm going to incorporate two Jim stories at once. On several occasions Jim and I would plan sales meetings in Florida. I'm telling these stories because Jim would do the same on me for a good laugh. Jim had a great laugh! On the first occasion I took Jim to the " World Famous Ted Peters smoked fish House". Jim was not one for fish, he wanted a peace of burnt meat. He kept the paper place mat to remind me, never again! He remembered Ted Peters and just had to rag me about smoked fish. Another time we were having a meeting at the Adams Mark Hotel on Clearwater Beach. After finishing our planning and having a couple of beers, we went to dinner. Once again burnt beef was his choice. Being the conservative one, Jim asked to stop for some beer to take back to the hotel. I stopped and got some fresh shrimp and beer. With our boss Dan K. Jim started with some beer. Jim was so amazed at the Sea Gulls flying outside our hotel window. Somehow, Jim got the idea to feed the Sea Gull some fresh shrimp. Guess what, Jim had a time feeding Sea Gulls out the 12th story window, of the Adams Mark Hotel. All the Sea Gull survived.

I cannot feel sad for Jim's passing. I must remember the good times and laugh. I'll always miss you Jim, your are my friend!!!!! My prayers for the family.
Tuesday November 28, 2017
Condolence From: Vickie Buccini
Condolence: I have known Jim for about 10 years. A wonderful artist and photographer. We were members of 2 Art Centers. He always could be counted on to help out at the art centers. He was a kind, true gentleman with a great sense of humor. A very intelligent man with vast knowledge of art. As of a week ago Jim helped me with a watercolor piece I am working on and his opinion was spot on. I will miss him greatly as a fellow artist. Also, as a wonderful human being, and my very good friend. Prayers to his family. May he rest in peace and continue to laugh heartedly in HEAVEN. I will think of him often.
Monday November 27, 2017
Condolence From: Valerie Godsey
Condolence: Jim has always had a special place in my heart. He became my mentor in 1980 when we both started at Stuart Pharmaceuticals. I will always remember his enthusiasm, infectious laugh and devotion to family. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. May he be at peace.
Monday November 27, 2017
Condolence From: Ed Forsythe
Condolence: Jim was great person with a wonderful sense of humor, I met him in 1984 when he interviewed me for a job with Stuart. I spoke to him last month and. Will miss him .
My prayers are with his family.
Monday November 27, 2017
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