"I was just getting to know him, in a way that I had never known him before. I wish we could have had more time together here on this earth. I was in awe at the impact of his passing, how this loss touched so many, so deeply. He gave us yet another dimension of closeness, and we realize how short life is, and how important it is to hold onto this moment, to each other, to those we so love ... and the Grillbillie family experiences greater depths of sadness and heights of joy than we have ever known. Franny gave us that. And he will be with us forever. In Grillbillie Heaven. Thank you, Franny, for all that you have given us."
"If I don't see you in the future, I'll see you in the pasture." (Franny used this line when closing out a Second Wind set.)
Quotes from the "Grillbillies Album Band, Volume 1" (1999, Yee Haw Records)
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