Lexi Is at Peace with her Creator

After experiencing severe seizures every hour since 4:00 a.m., Lexi made the journey back to her Creator at 10:50 this morning. A prayer from our wonderful work supervisor and friend , Pastor Evelyn Harris of St. Luke United Methodist Church:

We commend, oh Lord, into your loving care your dear servant Lexi Sandy. Receive, oh Lord, your humble servant who has touched so many lives and reflected your great love for all of your creation. We thank you for her witness in this life and for her life to come, free of pain and diseases, in communion with you and all the saints. Amen

Lexi’s Dad prepared this video in her Memory and Honor (full screen is best viewing for this):

The date and time of Lexi’s memorial service at St.Luke, Chattanooga, TN,  will be posted when available.

I cannot begin to express my affection and appreciation to everyone in this blogging community who has laughed with us and prayed with us and cried with us.

I remain, Amy, Lexi’s faithful servant.

132 thoughts on “Lexi Is at Peace with her Creator

  1. We are sooooo sorry fur your loss. Da good mews is da blessing and we’re glad Lexi’s no longer in pain or sick. But we also know dat doesn’t make those she left behind feel any better. Da pain of loss is great and somethin’ we never get over. We’s sendin’ big hugs and lots of purrayers.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi, Raena and mommy A

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  2. We had to stop and add our hugs to this list of yours and Lexi’s friends and fans even though we did not know her……we wish we had – she sounds like a most remarkable and special pup who brought joy, love, and healing to many in her life. Cancer is such a horrible disease that doesn’t care whether it takes the good, the bad, the old or the young……it’s NEVER fair. Lexi apparently never let her diagnosis define her though – bringing love to all who knew her until she left to wait at the Bridge for you to join her one day. I just wanted to say we know the sadness in your hearts and wish we’d gotten to know Lexi. The video was so touching and sweet……

    Love, Pam and Sammy

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    • Thank you Pam and Sammy. Lexi was honored to have so many kittie friends as well as the many dogs and people in her life. You are right, up until she wasn’t physically able, she continued to be “Lexi!”

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    • Jeff said crying is never his intention when he makes these heartfelt videos, it just seems to happen. Lexi was definitely one of a kind.

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  3. Our thoughts are with your family and we wish you peace. Lexi was a special gift to all of us. Your ability to share her with the world is inspiring. Hugs to you and Mr Lexi.

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  4. So very sorry to hear your sad news. I only got to know Lexi through her wonderful campaigning and wish I had met her much earlier she was a lovely furfriend and an amazing pup.
    Sending lots of luffs and hugs to Lexi’s family, will be thinking of you
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  5. I know too well what you are feeling today, and also know that it will only be with God’s Grace and the passage of time that the burden will be lessened. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Lexi was a very special soul.

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  6. We just heard. We are so sorry for your loss. Lexi was a joy to read about and her little schnauzer smile will be missed. Hopefully Checkers and Miss D and Stuart will weather to their play group and they can all run with the joy of puppies. Schnauzer kisses from Rocky and Selena and {{hugs}} from Mommy

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  8. Oh Amy and Jeff…. My heart is as heavy as Noodle’s and Sammi’s are. I know there are no words to make you feel better. Just know how many of us loved your little Lexi. My heart is with you at this most difficult time. Love……Noodle’s Grandma

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  9. Crikey …… that tribute video was so beautiful. Dear, dear Lexi ….. I didn’t know her for very long but she sure was quite some Sheila, aye??? Mum and I are heartbroken for you and wish there were something we could do to make you feel better but know that right now there is nothing. Sending love and Whippy kisses!!

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  10. Wee can barelee see thru our tearess Lady Amy….it iss late Sunday nite an LadyMum said befur wee go to bed wee should check on you an Lexi…
    Our heartsx are brakin fur you Lady Amy!! Wee are so berry sorry that Lexi had to go to Pure Land….shee was thee bestest doggie efurr!!!
    Wee will miss her an all ways reememburr her….
    wee nto watch thee video yet….inn a few dayss….
    Yur thee BESTEST all so Lady Amy….toetallee….Lexi will watch over you with ❤ LUV ❤ fur efurr ……
    Humbullee yurss, Siddhartha Henry -^,.^- an LadyMum

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    • I’ve lost my baby, my best friend, my side-kick. The world has lost a piece of joy. The tears are still flowing. Please take care of your LadyMum, Siddhartha Henry. >3

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      • Deer Miss Amy mee can onlee emagin how sad you are now…..Lexi trulee was yur shadow an wee iss so sorry fur you an Mistur Jeff….
        Wee cried sum more today all so.
        Mee iss watchin over LadyMum; purromise!
        ~~~head rubsss~~~ Siddhartha Henry~~~

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  11. Dear Lexi’s mom,

    We are so sorry to hear Lexi crossed over the rainbow bridge today. Well, let’s me rephrase that. We’re so sorry she had to leave her humans and her friends. We’re glad she’s off to a new start somewhere, and wherever that is, it is wonderful. There’s no words that can bring her back, but there are stories of her love and joy that will bring back her memories and the happiness that comes with anything that has to do with Lexi.

    Always here for you,
    Christmas and Robin

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  12. Oh noes. I am so sorry to hear this sad news. My heart aches for you and Lexi’s Dad. I didn’t get to know her, butts I got to see her through Noodle’s eyes, and how beautiful she truly was. I am sendin’ lots of {{{hugs}}}…..
    Kisses,
    Ruby ♥

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  13. Dear Amt & Family.
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of our friend Lexi. She and her antics had brought joy to so many people. We know that she will be missed. We had just unplugged our memorial candle yesterday morning. We did not think that we would be lighting it again so soon. It will be lit for 7 days and we will be thinking about Lexi every time that we pass the candle.
    Love The gang at corkscot- Susan. Sidney, Shelby, and Sophie.

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    • What a loving thing to do. While we sat in the exam room yesterday morning, I stared at a picture that was a caricature of four scotties in a vet waiting room, along with 2 cats. It made me smile inside.

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      • There will never be a picture of these three Scotties with a cat. I have been dumb enough to take 4 Scotties to the vet at one time. Shelby will be going for her surgery on Thursday. We hope that you continue to blog.

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      • I thought about you all when I saw the picture and wondered just that. I will remember Shelby on Thursday with prayers and well wishes. I have been thinking about what to do about blogging. I have about decided to blog once a week with stories and memories of Lexi that my blog friends haven’t heard (or read) yet. As me, of course. Angel Lexi blogging from beyond would be just a little too weird, even for me. It will be therapeutic for me and hopefully help everyone still feel connected.

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  14. Our tears are falling – what a special dog Lexi was – the video was so beautiful. She left a wonderful legacy of love.
    Hugs and prayers that you are comforted knowing how many lives Lexi touched in her time here on earth
    love
    Mr Bailey, Hazel, Mabel & Mom

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  15. We are so sorry to hear that Lexi has crossed the Rainbow Bridge. What a beautiful tribute video that was. She really had a full life although we never think our pets are with us long enough.

    Millie & Walter

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  16. Amy i have no words..bless her heart Lexi is now at Peace from her physical pain. There is nothing worse than the loss of such love and i send my gentle ((((hugs)))) i know my Forrest will greet her with sloppy doggy kisses and wish i could be there to just sit with you and give you a real hug. Sincerest condolences from us all Bev 😢

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  17. May the blessing of light be on you – light without and light within Lexi. Though I have known you such a short time I know full well that you gave so much joy to those in need. Job well done May you rest in peace. Amy we are sending you hugs.
    Sweet William The Scot

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  18. Amy,
    My heart hurts with yours.
    She had a profound affect on those around her both in person and through her blog and Facebook page.
    I’m so happy we got to know her and you. I will miss reading her wise thoughts and comments.
    Giving you a big hug.
    Margret

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  19. I haven’t known Lexi all that long but her passing has me in tears. How wonderful that so many she loved and who loved her got to say good-bye. She was evidently a very special girl. “Lexi made the journey back to her Creator” is comforting. The video is a lovely tribute to her!

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  20. Dear Amy and all of Lexi’s family…we are truly sorry to read this news. Lexi was the bravest of brave and a warrior. The thing we know for certainty is she was loved and returned love by all who knew her and she has become Heaven’s newest Angel.
    Hugs madi and mom

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  21. Words cannot describe how sad we are feeling upon reading this. We really enjoyed reading about Lexi’s adventures. Lexi will be missed by all her friends. She has surely touched our hearts. Love Nellie, Jasper, Itai and Liz (their mum)

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  22. Mom Kim here – I pray that Angel Shiloh was there to greet Angel Lexi as she arrived at the Rainbow Bridge. She truly was an all-around amazing little dog and such a great furrend to many, many people – adults and children. When my Angel Shiloh left for the Rainbow Bridge, I prayed that he would have an endless number of those to visit in the hospitals, nursing homes and libraries to visit – his love for that was the one thing he enjoyed doing the most – outside of wandering the neighborhoods on his own(unplanned)-
    I pray the same for Lexi. I pray for her to have all kinds of acting and dancing opportunities – it’s clear she loved it. Most of all, I pray for you to find peace and sunshine in your heart thinking of all the happy memories you have of Lexi and feel honored to have been able to share such a happy and loving little dog like Lexi.

    RIP dear little Lexi – now you are flying high, beyond the clouds, up to the rainbows.

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  23. We are sending love and hugs (and more than a few tears) your way. The video is the perfect tribute to Lexi and her life of service and love. We are happy to have had the privilege to have met such a wonderful girl, and only wish we would have met sooner.
    Run free sweet Lexi
    Hugs,
    Mama Beth, Arty, Dory, Jakey & Bilbo

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  24. Lexi, I will see you again at the Rainbow Bridge along with my Waggy and Zoey and all my other furry family members. Your friend, Martha

    Sent from my iPhone

    >

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  25. We are devastated! Yes, we knew Lexi’s passing was inevitable but somehow….We cannot hit *like* cause we don’t like it. She is with us always. What a role model she was to all. Her acting, her book, her work at the church and her work as a therapy dog bringing so much happiness to others. This happiness can’t be measured but seen in the faces of children and us older children. I could not look at the video but will when I can compose myself enough. A cuppa tea will help about now. Our hearts are with the whole family and Lexi touched so many….we all feel her passing.

    Hugs,

    Jean, Shoko and Kali

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  26. There’s good news and bad news. The good news is that she’s pain and disease free. The bad news also has a good component. There are no children with disease or in pain where she is now. Kyla, take Lexi under your angel wing and show her around.

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  27. The video and prayer were perfect tributes for our beautiful girl. RIP, Sweetie. You loved well and were well-loved by SO many. Prayers from Mom and me for your family to recover from this loss. You all inspired us with your courage. Run free till we meet again. xoxo

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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    • Thank you. She has plenty of people and animals to guide her if she needs it. But I think she will find her way to her Creator all by herself. *sad smile*

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  28. Dear Mrs. Lexi’s Mom,

    The video tribute was so beautiful. I was trying to be very strong and it was sort of working until I saw the picture of us dancing. Thank you for sharing Lexi with me and all of the blogging community. Our lives are all better having known her (and you). She fought very hard and was the bravest girl in the world. I think she learned a thing or two from the kids she’d helped.

    Today is a very sad day. I wish I were there to give you real ear licks. Mom says they’re magical.

    I have to go now. I need some time to process this. If you need me, you know where to find me.

    Love always,
    Lexi’s guy

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  29. We are so sorry to hear this, we had no possibily to meet Lexi, but her posts were always nice to read. The prayer was beautiful and in the video is an excellent life story of a great dog, who brought so much love to this world. Lexi will always be with us, in our hearts and memories.
    Kosmo and his parents.

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  30. Hi Amy
    She is now at peace having left a legacy that exceeds many humans, even with their extended lifespans! What with her acting debut, her therapy work, her world wide exposure courtesy of Blogging, and she is even recorded for posterity in a book … she lead a very full and productive life.
    We have only known you “guys” for a relatively short time but already have many happy memories of Lexi based on your stories about her. Please accept our sincere condolences, and we will hope and pray that life without Lexi can be compensated in some small way by the many happy memories you must have from sharing yourselves with her.
    She is no doubt chilling out somewhere knowing that she had “a good run”, and is also probably hoping that her leaving is not going to cause too much extended anguish!

    RIP Lexi … you were one very special little dog.
    All the best Amy, and take care. Our thoughts are with you. Colin & Carol, and of course Ray!

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  31. I also can’t hit “like” and I can barely bring myself to write through my tears. I have a lump in my throat the size of a grapefruit. I am one who didn’t meet Lexi til this year and when I watched this video my heart just broke into a million pieces. Not only was Lexi adorable, but the life that she lived, the love that she gave back to so many, her service to others who needed love and smiles are things that will never die. They will be remembered for eternity. I am confident there is a Doggy Heaven, and I am also confident that Lexi has a place of honor just for her. I wish I had known her longer but I am glad that I at least get to follow her. The video was just incredible. I don’t have the words for the depths of my sorrow……wish I could give you all hugs and just sit quietly or listen to you share more memories. I am so deeply, deeply sorry…………Lexi might have been a little dog, but the impact she made on thousands was enormous. Sending prayers, love and sympathy to all of you. Thank you for sharing Lexi with all of us (((hugs))))

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  32. Hitting the ‘like’ button seems so wrong. I’m so sorry, Amy. Lexi was a brave little pup, who brought light and smiles to loads of people. I hope tender memories of her sweet life bring you some comfort. Thinking of you. 😢

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