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In Tribute to Garnet Edward Bailey
54 years old.   Residence: Lynnfield, Mass.
Passenger of Flight 175

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I met "ace" 3/14/99 while we were visiting a hotel on Cape Cod. There were many people in line at the entrance, and I walked over to see what was happening. We had 2 sons who played hockey, and were strong supporters of the Bruins, having attended several games. I was thrilled to meet this popular athlete, who invited me to have a seat while I asked him for not 1 but 4 autographs plus another on a hockey puck which he graciously gave me. I was more impressed with the sincere interest he exhibited in asking me about my family, the sports my boys played, etc. I later went back to speak with he and his staff about what a kind and thoughtful man ha was. I had gotten many prof. Athletes signatures before as we are a strong sport family, but I can still remember telling our friends that day what a wonderful humanitarian person he was. We were deeply saddened to hear the shocking news of 9/11. I have kept the pictures, including the team pictures he signed for me in 1999, and now, in 2012 I made a decision to give my sons each a copy and my young grandson who started skating at 3 and wants to be a hockey player, with a biography about Ace, and I know that this will be the most significant and meaningful collectable they will ever own, as I deeply cherish mine.
It was a a great privilege to have been afforded the opportunity to meet and spend part of that day with such a truly special person, and I believe he would happy knowing my sons will have those autographed pictures displayed on the walls in their family rooms. May God Bless his family.

*** Posted by Santina on 2012-03-02 ***

was talking about garnet bailey at work some one can,t think it was really mr bailey on one of the flights of 9/11.

*** Posted by roger on 2012-02-09 ***

They honored you tonight at the bruins banner raising...you are greatly missed!

*** Posted by Mary on 2011-10-06 ***

Went to many hockey games when he played for the Bruins Although he was in the penalty box a lot!, loved seeing him fly down the ice with that beautiful blond hair blowing. Bless his family and friends today on this 10th anniversary.

*** Posted by Dianne Kelly on 2011-09-11 ***

I did not know Ace that well---only during his brief years with the St. Louis Blues. Howver, he was always a gentleman. He always took time to meet and talk with his fans. He is and always will be missed.

*** Posted by Debbie Foley on 2011-09-11 ***

I did not know Ace that well---only during his brief years with the St. Louis Blues. Howver, he was always a gentleman. He always took time to meet and talk with his fans. He is and always will be missed.

*** Posted by Debbie Foley on 2011-09-11 ***

I was a Ranger fan when you were playing. Essentially, though, we are all brothers, regardless of team colors. Rest in peace, Bro.

*** Posted by Joe on 2011-09-11 ***

Thank you Mr. Bailey and God keep you safe in his arms.

*** Posted by Elizabeth Clark on 2011-09-10 ***

Ace,
Thinking of you this weekend on the 10th Anniversary of yout tragic passing,Lynnfield is going to have a memorial this weekend. Saw a picture of "Evan" your grandson getting ready to honor your memory in your hometown God Speed Ace and thanks for touching my life

*** Posted by Gerry Manseau on 2011-09-09 ***

I was an avid Bruin fan growing up in a small town in Maine. I loved Ace Bailey and was so sad to hear that he was on Flight 175. I still have a picture I drew of him when I was 12 years old in his Bruins uniform. Rest in peace, Ace. You will always be remembered~

*** Posted by Elaine Palmer on 2011-09-08 ***

rest in peace

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-09-07 ***

My prayers go out to all families affected by 9/11/01. I never realized Ace Bailey was on Flight 175. I remember when he played for The Red Wings. How very sad, so young and such a giving individual. Rest In Peace.

*** Posted by Mary Ann Derbin on 2011-09-04 ***

Lynnfield remembers. All Boston Bruins fans the world over will always remember "Ace" Bailey. He should have died of old age in obscurity with children and grandchildren (ice hockey players, all) at his bedside. Those nineteen followers of the "religion of peace" murdered him and all of the others.

*** Posted by John McMahon on 2011-08-31 ***

Gone but not forgotten. Almost ten years after the tragedy, your story is still being told. And what a story! Your legacy is never ending:

http://www.thestar.com/news/world/article/1042340--9-11-portraits-in-grief-from-his-death-many-gifts-to-children

*** Posted by Karen on 2011-08-27 ***

Thinking of you today. Todd, hope you and your family can find something positive from this. Sadly missed.
Steve Pearson

*** Posted by steve pearson on 2011-05-02 ***

Thinking of you today and remembering you as a favorite of mine from your days in Hershey, Boston, and Washington.

*** Posted by Anonymous on 2011-04-19 ***

Thank you, "ACE"!

*** Posted by Robert Capler on 2011-03-17 ***

The world and I miss seeing your involvement in hockey....

*** Posted by Gail on 2011-03-13 ***

We went fishing together with my buddies and your son.. we actually entered a tournament and won $500. We had a chance to know you guys just a short time and that was very nice.
We remember and pray to God that the world remembers this day forever and you will be remembered forever.

*** Posted by capt Ron on 2010-09-12 ***

Miss you, Ace.

*** Posted by Sal on 2010-09-11 ***


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