Eddie was a great man, my husband and life partner. I was his Cub Scout leader and we went to junior high school together for one year. We lost each other for years. I joined the Navy. Eddie was a lifetime member of Company 30 Firehouse in Landover Hills. I got married and I was 18 years hiding what I was - I was gay. Eddie moved in with me, we lived together for 20 years and married for 11 wonderful years. The best 11 years of my life. He passed away October 16th at 2:22 p.m. in my arms.