"I was in shock when I heard of the Gatesy's passing. I didn't know Dawn or William III, but I went to school with Bill Jr, and also worked with him at Sveden House. My heart breaks for them all and their daughters. It just seems like a bad dream, things like this aren't suppose to happen. Bill Jr. and I had alot of fun in school, and at Sveden House. He was always goofing around and getting into some sort of "trouble" at Sveden House, but it was all in good fun. Your dad was then and still is a wonderful man, he had a heart of gold. I am so very sorry for your loss, and words can't not express how awful I feel for you girls. I cannot imagine what you're going through. Please know thou that you both are loved as was your parents and brother. They left this world way to early. But God only takes the best first. My thoughts and prayers go out to you both. May their memories always keep them close to you."