Service for Ellen

Sunday night September 13, 2020, there was a service in the Iglesia Cristiana Riosde Agua Viva in memory of Ellen, led by Pastor Pedro Vitinio. This is one of the largest Protestant congregations of immigrants in Gunnison. The congregation got some old photos of Ellen and blew them up and used them to decorate the …

Ellen Kalleso Pedersen

from The Gunnison Country Times Ellen Pedersen died peacefully at home on the last day of August, with her husband Luke Danielson at her side, after a long and determined battle with cancer. Ellen was born March 3, 1960 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to a family of Danish immigrants. Her father, Kjeld Pedersen, left Denmark …

Today

Today, in the first light of dawn, Ellen died in Luke’s arms, with her faithful dogs cuddled up against her.She left us peacefully, with love and dignity. There will be further posts when we have had more timer to absorb this. If you would like to visit please wait until 3:30-7:00 today (August 31). Luke …

A BEND IN THE ROAD

I would like you all to know that Ellen, for good reasons, supported by all those closest to her, has decided to discontinue all medical treatment other than that directed at her comfort and pain relief. This struggle has now been going on over a year and a half. Ellen has throughout conducted herself with …

Te Quiero

Mario Benedetti From Luke to Ellen Tus manos son mi cariciamis acordes cotidianoste quiero porque tus manostrabajan por la justiciasi te quiero es porque sosmi amor mi cómplice y todoy en la calle codo a codosomos mucho más que dostus ojos son mi conjurocontra la mala jornadate quiero por tu miradaque mira y siembra futurotu …

Un poema de amor

El primer poema que Luke recito a Ellen Por don Pablo Neruda Juegas todos los días con la luz del universo.Sutil visitadora, llegas en la flor y en el agua.Eres más que esta blanca cabecita que aprietocomo un racimo entre mis manos cada día.A nadie te pareces desde que yo te amo.Déjame tenderte entre guirnaldas …

The River of Time

Ellen has been resting most of the morning, sometimes sleeping, sometimes awake, on the back porch of our house. She is sleeping peacefully at the moment.There are flowers blooming all around her, and dozens of birds making their various small bird noises.Every few minutes there is a great whirring of wings. It is that time …