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FREEHOLD, NEW JERSEY - JUNE 09: (EDITOR'S NOTE: Image depicts death.) Lieselotte Tonon, 85, lies in an open casket during a socially-distanced viewing at the Clayton and McGirr Funeral Home on June 09, 2020 in Freehold, New Jersey. Indoor funeral services are still limited to 10 people at a time in New Jersey due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The funeral home began offering drive-by services to families outdoors to help larger numbers of people to pay final respects to loved ones during the pandemic. Tonon passed away due to complications from a stroke. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

A widow in Nebraska has written her late husband’s

and she wanted to capture who he was in it, so it doesn’t read like your average obit. Crystal Sauserlost her husband Eric last month after his nearly two-year battle with cancer and she says he “never wanted pity” so she tried to maintain that in his obituary. The result? A lovingly funny tribute to the husband and father of three that’s gone viral.

“Eric A. Sauser, AKA Super Dad, AKA Easy, just a rockin’ dude … passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, February 26, 2021, at the age of 43 with his wife by his side,” it reads. “His departure was just in time for him to make his spiritual appearance at every Red Sox spring game.” The obit goes on to describe how Eric loved many people, adding “there is a good chance he told you that – probably sober, but maybe not.”

“Eric loved, in this order, his smoking hot wife, his brilliant kids and family, his many friends, the Boston Red Sox, the Kansas City Chiefs (before being a Chiefs fan was cool), the Huskers, Liverpool Futbol, QT iced tea, Adidas sneakers, fishing, backpacking, hiking, hunting, and any old Chevy he saw on the road,” his obituary reads. “We are not positive, but we think the cause of death was either leukemia or more likely being ‘dead sexy.’”

  • After his celebration of life, the family invited guests to enjoy “jamming out to Ozzy Osborne and raising a cold beer (preferably Busch Light)” with them. Crystal says, “He would be happy that this story is generating inspiration and love.” Read Eric Sauser’s full obituary here.

Source: Good Morning America