Tenter's Farewell

Tenter's Farewell

After a long battle with IPF, my loving father, David (Tenter) peacefully passed away last night. He has always been a strong and loving part of my life and I will miss him everyday. Dad taught me to make the most of every day.I am proud to have had him as a father.

Thank you for the support you have given all of us.

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God bless you all (he was also very proud to have you for a daughter). RIP David. x

So sorry to hear your Dad has passed away..kind regards to you and all his family..

RIP David.💖

So very sorry to hear of your sad loss. Dear Tenter fought a hard battle and may he now rest in peace.

Deepest sympathies to you and family and friends. X

God bless and comfort you in your loss


So very sorry for your sad loss, R.I.P David Tenter. God Bless you and your Family at this sad time. 🙏

I am so sorry. David was a valued member of this site and helped others. You will be missed David. He was very proud of his family and God bless. RIP. xx

Sorry to hear of your sad loss your daddy is now pain free and in peace my condolences to you and your family.RIP David God bless naresh62X

I’m so sorry to hear your very sad news. I didn’t know him very well, Tenter-spawn, but he was such a nice man! His posts always made me smile - I admired his courage, humour, strength and common sense. I won’t be able to see a unicorn without thinking of him.

He’s now pain free, at peace and no longer struggling. My deepest condolences to you and your family. He was so proud of you all.

Sue xx

Deepest sympathy your father came across as a very articulate man who tried to keep his mind busy what a lovely photograph such a kind looking man x

So sorry to hear your news I send my condolences to you and your family

Take care


My heartfelt sympathy to you and your lovely family. Such a special man. May you now rest in peace David. 🌷🌷🌷 XXX

Dorothy.your dad will remain with you every day for the rest of your life in your heart,Fly free David from the chains of your illness................regards Skis and Scruffy x

So sorry to hear your dad news. Thinking of you all, your Dad will live on in your heart and memories. God bless him and all of you.xxx Bernadette

Your father was an inspirational and valued member of this forum and a loving family man.

He will be missed . Condolences to you and your family, and thank you for thinking of us at this difficult time.

Rest in peace dear Tenter .

I am so sorry.

I am so very, very sorry to hear this news and I thank you for letting us know. I remember him joining us here early last year, very closely followed by his loving family members. I will always remember the lovely man who gave me wise advice about high-flow oxygen, cannulae and hospitals. Rest in Peace, David. xx

Rest in Peace Tenter ,a valued member and always gave such generous advice.

So sorry to hear the sad news, my deepest sympathy. Xxxx


I am very sad to hear of your dad's passing. I had a message from him five months ago telling me he was going through some old family videos and how very happy he was to see them (one especially funny story about your sister's birth and woodland animal wallpaper 😃). Despite everything, he remained cheerful and always positive. He brightened my day and the days of many others here.

Thank you for letting us know.

Rest in peace dear Tenter .

Cas xx 🌹

I remember that wall paper it was mine... I use to trace the paper with my finger and he would make up stories about the castle and the animals. Xx

*Hug* 😊

He will be sadly missed for his wisdom, courage and off-beat sense of humour. Tenter once sent me a link to a mindfulness essay on chocolate. It was hilarious. I'll always think of him when I see a unicorn. You and your family must be devestated at his loss, I wish you all the best at this very sad time.

Well Mate...I guess this is goodbye...or is it??..I enjoyed our messages..we laughed..sometimes cried...but I always admired your courage and strength, may you now find what eluded you for so long...perfect peace and now free from pain...rest in peace David and thank you for being you......


🦄 💔 RIP lovely man.

I would just like to say thank you for all your kind words and thoughts. At only 56 years old he was taken to soon but we have memories to cherish, I am thankful we have a strong support network, including everyone here who contributed and sent messages of love and friendship.

Sending hugs,

Tenter boss. (Tenter's loving Wife)

My deepest condolences to you. 🌹

My deepest sympathy to you.

So very sorry to hear this, and thank you so much for telling us. We loved him and his amazing attitude. His character, resilience, grace and humour came over so strongly in his posts. He will be so very much missed.

He was very much part of the family here and I should very much like to know a little about his funeral if you felt you could come on here and tell us about it.

Love and hugs to you and the family , I know you all meant so much to him and gave him the best possible love, support and care.

Kate xxxx

So sorry for you and your family for your loss .

Peace to you.

So sad to lose a much loved family member,hopefully with the love of family and friends it will ease your pain, RIP Bulpit

My deepest condolences to all the Tenter family.

Bless you. So sad to hear this. Sending love to you and your family.

I’m so sorry! He’ll always be in your heart!

My condolences to you and your family. After reading the posts here, your Dad sounds quite a character, treasure your memories xx

Love to you all at this time. RIP Tenter.xx

Mollie xx

So sorry for your loss

So very sorry to hear this. Sounds as though you had a wonderful loving relationship so you'll have wonderful memories of him. Lovely that he passed peacefully. My sincere condolences to you and your family and friends x

I am so sorry to hear of your dear Father's passing. Please accept my sincere condolences to you and your family.

What a lovely photograph of a good man and Dad. I hope the wonderful memories you have of your time together will bring you some comfort.

With love


So sorry for your loss x x

My Condolences, So Sorry for your Loss, so Young. RIP David Tenter xxx

So sorry for your loss to you and your family will think about you x

Bless you and all your family at this sad time. Your dad would of been as proud of you as you are of him. He will always be with you, unseen, unheard but very near. I hope and pray your loving memories with comfort you all at this sad time. RIP David. X

So so sorry to hear your news about your dad. His posts always made me smile. He is now in a peaceful, painfree place.

so sorry to hear this.

So sorry for your loss. Rest in peace David.

So sorry to hear your sad news xx

Sorry for your loss

Sorry to hear of your sad loss, my god bless you all.

Our thoughts are with you.

RIP So very sorry for your loss

sad,news sounds like you had a brilliant dad.

So sorry for your loss at a stressful time of year: your father fought hard and now is free of pain and distress and left great memories for you.

I’m so sorry. It’s thoughtful of you to get in touch at such a sad time. Take care.

Thinking of you and your family in this sad time my heart goes out to you x

Sorry for your loss may your Dad R.I.P God bless you and your family xx

My condolences. I know how u must be feeling.my mom n past recently. She was my best friend. I still expect her to call me. Takes time. Blessings n heading prayers to u

So sorry for your loss❤️

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