Remembering A Friend, Greg Gontaryk

by Kevin Burton    In the winter, when I rested on my beepball laurels, he was diving on hard gymnasium floors playing goalball, always competing.    On game day he was always on task. Teammate, coach or mentor, he was always teaching.    This is a guy who definitely knew the score.    In the …

The Truth About Losing A Friend

by Kevin Burton    There was a day in 1995 that shook me and shaped me.         My best friend from fourth grade up into young adulthood had died the night before. I didn’t know it yet. We hadn’t seen each other in a long time, because I had moved out of state.     …