Brian Engblom didn’t know what to say to his longtime friend Dave Strader.
What do you say to someone, knowing it’s almost certainly the last time you will ever see or speak to them again?
Turns out, that last visit to see Strader in Glens Falls, N.Y., was the last time Engblom got the chance to speak to his longtime friend and former broadcast partner. Less than 36 hours after departing, Engblom received a text – Strader had passed away, finally losing his bout with cholangiocarcinoma, a form of cancer to the bile ducts.
”It was hard,’’ Engblom said. “It’s so sad.’’
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