Michael Evan Jurist
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Monica K.
I thought of you today. I remember you helping me with math homework in Ms. Marple's class. You were so kind, right from the beginning.
7 February 2012

John C.
a happy b-day jurist! you would be pleased to know harper ended up getting a majority, and all is well in canada. It would have been interesting to know your thoughts on hunstman- an empty suit, or qualified? who knows, maybe i could support him in 2016, but not against obama!
22 June 2011

Ana S.
It's my Junior year here now and I remember talking to you when you were a Junior at Georgetown telling me how great GU is and that I should apply. Your life was short but your heart was big.
April 12 at 5:10pm

Gerard A.
Remembering good times and good people this Christmas. Miss you, bud. From one former Lecture Fund chair to another.
December 25, 2010 at 12:32pm

Paul Jurist
Your Second Annual Tennis tournament during A-Day was great! Good turnout, fun tennis, a super tribute! Todd and Ben Sinclair took trophy - how appropriate! Kenny Ng and Rohan tough competitors - Next Year? Gray Rocks participants Alicia and Ryan - took Spirit Award - tho Mac Allen, again gave everyone a run for the money! All who attended and supported were key players and contenders!
Big thanks to UCC, Carly, Mike A, Geoff H, Geordie K, Dave L for a fantasic effort!
September 29, 2010 at 9:31pm

Frazer W.
dude. sooo disappointed i can't defend my title at your tennis tourny this weekend. stupid investment banking interviews! i miss ya brotha and that dirty one-hand backhand.
September 24, 2010 at 12:13pm

Caitlin D.
Mike -- I always think of the great times we had...the roadtrips, bbqs, Hoya games, pretending to study on Healy lawn. What I wouldn't give to listen to you argue politics with Tom & Joe, and make fun of me & Rose again. Miss you always.
July 30, 2010 at 10:42am

Paul Jurist
"Death leaves a heartache, no one can heal, Love leaves a memory, no one can steal"
Deeply missed. Always remembered. Forever Loved. Mom and Dad
July 30, 2010 at 7:51am

Jon D.
Mike...recently, I watched a video of the Blackhawks resident singer singing "O'Canada" for the last Stanley cup. It's been stuck in my head. I even learned all of the word!!!! You'd be proud. I remember singing the song in the lower level of Leo's freshman year, I'd do the first few lines, and you'd go on...sometimes in French. We miss you terribly buddy....
July 22, 2010 at 12:30am

Vesna Jurist
So happy to see your friends' messages!

Belated wishes, Michael, on what would have been your 25th.
Miss you, 24/7. Love always,
Mom and Dad
July 17, 2010 at 3:40pm

Rosemarie C.
Happy Birthday, Mike! Wish you could meet up with us all this summer and make me feel really pale!
June 22, 2010 at 3:56pm

Caitlin D.
Happy birthday, Mike. Life just isn't the same without you. Miss you, buddy.
June 22, 2010 at 3:47pm

Carolina B.
Happy birthday darling. Miss you always.
June 22, 2010 at 1:29am

Rick C.
World cup starts in 1 week. Reminds me of the summer of '06. Which reminds me of a certain incident with the NYPD...
miss you, brother.
June 5, 2010 at 7:58pm

John C.
I seem to remember hearing about the said incident of '06. haha
June 8, 2010 at 5:26pm

Jordan G.
Mike..... we are thinking of you ....
April 27, 2010 at 1:15am

Jess K.
Hi Mike - we brought Karl Rove for your memorial lecture this week. We took a group photo with him afterwards - still doesn't rival yours with Obama on the New North steps though :) Still turn around sometimes and expect to see you directing ushers, totally in charge of the situation. We miss you.
April 24, 2010 at 12:24pm

Paul Jurist
Hi Michael,
Am in New York -- one of your favourite places! Not the same without you, sweetheart. Empty. Sat on your bench in Central Park. Remembered the good times. Love you always,
March 8, 2010 at 8:33pm

Vesna Jurist
Two years. An eternity. Miss you 24/7. Love Mom and Dad
July 30, 2009 at 3:11pm

Paul Jurist
Happy birthday Big Guy! Miss you more than ever. Love, Dad
June 24, 2009 at 5:36pm

Vesna Jurist
Surprise Michael - all of a sudden your Wall is working! So I will repost our tribute to all your friends who supported your UCC June 13 Tennis Memorial.
"Michael, sweetheart - Your many wonderful friends from far and near gathered at UCC on June 13th in your honor. It was a beautiful day of great tennis, fond memories and heartwarming friendship - an awesome tribute to you by so many of your peers.
Many other friends, too far away to attend, were with you in spirit.
You and they make us so proud. We miss you, 24/7, always.
Love Mom and Dad"
June 24, 2009 at 5:06pm

Jessie S.
Happy birthday, Mikey J. Miss you and your brilliant smile always.
June 22, 2009 at 10:52pm

Beatrice L.
merry christmas, mike...missing you xoxo
December 24, 2008 at 4:40pm

Eric T.
its been a year Mike, still cant believe it...were thinking of you down here
August 1, 2008 at 2:29pm

Andrew X.
so i was walking through Central Park today, and happened to stop and sit on a bench randomly, and it turned out to be your bench, crazy. I can't believe it was a year ago we talked about hanging out in NYC...good times ever since the Day Boy/Boarder exchange, haha, miss you bud
July 20, 2008 at 2:47am

Jon D.
I know you're singing Oh Canada somewhere buddy....happy birthday...
June 23, 2008 at 2:29am

Yasmin D.
happy birthday-we miss you much. thinking of you always
June 23, 2008 at 1:03am

Jean-Baptiste G.
happy birthday. i miss you
June 23, 2008 at 12:31am

Matt L.
happy birthday buddy... we miss ya, big guy.
June 22, 2008 at 11:27pm

Felix G.
happy birthday Mike, with us always
June 22, 2008 at 11:01pm

Aleksandra T.
We miss you!!!
June 22, 2008 at 6:59pm

Rory M.
happy birthday Mikey
June 22, 2008 at 6:22pm

Jesse C.
Happy Birthday bud. We miss you.
June 22, 2008 at 5:14pm

Osman A.
happy birthday mike, you are not forgotten. god bless.
June 22, 2008 at 4:14pm

Joe A.
Happy Birthday Mike, we just found out our permanent placements last week at work.... No one got placed in Securitization, but I have no doubt, you would be there... God Bless.
June 22, 2008 at 2:54pm

Kinsley J.
June 22, 2008 at 1:29pm

Jennifer N.
happy birthday mike you'll always be in my thoughts and prayers
June 22, 2008 at 10:58am

Jame Z.
Happy birthday Mike! Hope its a good one for you wherever you are!!!
June 21, 2008 at 10:35pm

Amy H.
Happy Birthday, Mike. We're thinking of you.
June 21, 2008 at 8:02pm

Emma F.
Happy birthday Mikey. Always thinkin' of you. xo
June 20, 2008 at 4:32pm

Jennifer N.
i still miss you so much, i wish i told you how special you were when i had the chance
♥ Jenn
June 11, 2008 at 4:12pm

Kinsley J.
A poem for Michael

If you could hear my words. I would tell you thanks

I wish you could know how you have touched my life.

I regret that I can not share my joys with you today.
For it is you…

Tough on the surface, but smoldering with adolescent insecurity; you made my day.
You knew my plight like no one else and maybe you didn’t know it then; but what you tried means so much to me now.

if someday, someone asks of me the same I hope that I can be like Mike.

Never did your efforts go unnoticed… a friend for all times

always in my heart,

- Kinsley J.

May 9, 2008 at 7:12am

Ana S.
I got into Georgetown last Saturday. I was happy about the news until I thought of you. January 2007, I contacted you via email asking about your experience at Georgetown, and you soon made me fall in love with the school. I wish you were here so I could truly thank you for all the help you gave me those stressful months during...See More
April 2, 2008 at 12:59am

Jordan G.
thinking of you always Mike.... you will live in the hearts of tommy and i always....
March 28, 2008 at 10:36pm

Beatrice L.
It's that time of year again, and I'm thinking of you!!! Go Hoyas!!!
Missing you lots, Mike!!! xoxo
March 20, 2008 at 9:01pm

Matt L.
I feel awful Mike that I'm only finding out the news now, but let me tell you that you were definitely taken from the rest of us way too early.
I wish we had kept in better touch over the years, but I won't forget the time we did get to spend with eachother.
Rest in peace, big guy. Our thoughts are always with you.
February 27, 2008 at 5:50pm

Yassi Jessica T.
I miss you SO much!
January 19, 2008 at 10:16pm

Michael Jurist was tagged in Danzel P.'s album.

Back in the day...
Nobby and Jurist
January 18, 2008 at 5:43pm

Michael Jurist was tagged in Carolina Brochado's album.

Late night Canadian pride... We miss you babe
December 24, 2007 at 10:24am

Beverly G.
Such an incredible person taken away from us. Your accomplishments will be remembered and your genuine kindness touched so many. You will be missed so much.
December 14, 2007 at 8:41pm

Aleksandra T.
So yesterday was my birthday and I thought of the LF golf party we had on the eve of my 21st bday. I'll never forget it. Thanks for getting everyone to sing happy bday :)
we all miss you!
November 14, 2007 at 1:52pm

Brandon P.
You are an inspiration which drives my through the tough times at university, Mike. You are a role-model which any kid could look up to. Thanks for setting a great example, and remember: QQQ's Hu-Ah!
You will be missed.
October 10, 2007 at 3:55am

Jessica J.
Our dearest Mike....This is a message from all of those belonging to the Matchpoint crew....7 years later and your name still comes up in conversations. You were an amazing camper and you are a truly incredible man. You will never be forgotten. Our prayers are with you and your family. Love, your Matchpoint counsellors
August 27, 2007 at 2:48pm

Michael Y.
It amazes me that something like seven years has passed since I last saw you. It's hard to imagine how much has changed since then. Still, before this happened, when I remembered you (which was frequent -- you often came up in conversations -- it seems everyone knows you and loves you), I still remembered you as fifteen. I've learned, however, that in those seven years since I saw you last, you had grown up to be something of an incredible man. Learning about you and your many accomplishments, over the last two weeks, has both inspired me to really embrace life and its opportunities, but has also saddened me a little -- it has saddened me because I didn't get an opportunity to reconnect with such an interesting, thoughtful and caring person. I person that I would have really liked to know.
You will be in my thoughts, Michael -- you will not be forgotten.
August 13, 2007 at 1:35pm

Geordie K.
God bless, dude. Your actions spoke for themselves: you were one of the best.
August 6, 2007 at 7:27pm

Jackie P.
It didnt take me long to realize, after the first few days in Nice many years ago, that u were one of the most caring, intelligent, and nicest people I knew and have ever known. I didnt know you that well or for that long and, though I wish I did, I am greatful to have known you and I will not forget you. Rest in peace.
August 6, 2007 at 3:12pm

Susie H.
I have been sitting here desperately trying find the right words to describe how kind and generous you were, Mike.. but, such words obviously do not exist. All I can see in my mind is that great big smile of yours that never seemed to fade.
While I wish that we had been closer, I am so honoured to have known you and spent time with you. I am - and will forever be - thinking of you and your family.
August 6, 2007 at 2:15pm

Jillian S.
Mike- I cannot express what a devastation it is to have lost you. You were one of the most decent human beings I had ever met, and one of the first people I got to know at Georgetown. You are missed, and my thoughts are with your family.
August 6, 2007 at 9:14am

Jennifer N.
mike- it's a tragedy for the world to lose a person like you, you were an amazing sweet and a smart guy and i'm so glad I got to know you. Thank you for coming to my party last year and showing me a good time every time i came around. my thoughts and prays are with you and your family i know right now you are looking down on us and smiling because that is what you always did, was smile and you made the whole world happy with it too. god bless- with love Jenn
August 5, 2007 at 6:06pm

Brendan M.
You were a good friend; in retrospect, I really wish I'd kept in touch, I really enjoyed the time I did spend at Georgetown with you. I wish I could say something powerful or poetic, but I'd just end up trivializing this. The highest praise I can offer is that you were there for me in a very rough, tumultuous time in my life. I often wished I'd been more like you, as I know few others as successful and grounded as you. God Bless, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
August 3, 2007 at 4:39am

Dave P.
I've been spending the last few days trying to come up with something to explain how much you meant to me as a friend, but I guess words just can't do it justice.
So Mikey J, you're my best friend forever and we'll see each other again in a new life.
Take er easy bro
August 3, 2007 at 12:06am

Alex W.
Miss you, Mike. Be well. I'll never forget.
August 2, 2007 at 11:17pm

Andrew A.
August 2, 2007 at 10:16pm

Brian G.
Thanks for being such a geniunely nice guy...I wish I'd had a chance to get to know you better over the past few years, but I will always remember trivia night at the tombs and purple parrots softball. God bless, Mike.
August 2, 2007 at 9:30pm

Nick C.
goodbye mike. rest in peace
August 2, 2007 at 9:28pm

Jenna W.
mike, i'm so sad i never got to spend more time with you but the time i spent will stay in my heart forever. you were one of the most genuinely good guys i've ever met, and you will be with me and the rest of GUCT forever. rest in peace.
August 2, 2007 at 6:02pm

Aris E.
Dear Mike, you were a great friend and mentor and I will never forget the generousity and genuine humour you showed to all those around you. I hope that you, your family and your friends find peace.
August 2, 2007 at 4:52pm

Osman A.
god bless you mike.
August 2, 2007 at 2:47pm

Becca G.
We wanted to create an opportunity for people to get together and remember Mike, so for anyone who is in NYC, here's a link to the fbook event. Anyone who wants to come is welcome, please let other people know and feel free to add them to the invite. Since I can only invite people I'm facebook friends with, there are a lot of people I haven't been able to add.
August 2, 2007 at 2:09pm

Joe A.
It was great working with you for the past 2 summers I will never forget the good times we had working together on Team Turkey, you will be missed greatly..... I will miss you this September in London, and back in NYC. My prayers go out to all those who knew you.........God Bless
August 2, 2007 at 1:37pm

Chirag D.
It feels weird paying my respects on Facebook, but its the only forum I have.
From Dean Krogh's class to working at the Corp, you will be missed. I'm just sorry I didn't get a chance to hang out with you more.
August 2, 2007 at 10:47am

Brian W.
Mike, it was great meeting you in Sevilla and rockin' out in the pageant. Rest in peace, brother.
August 1, 2007 at 9:44pm

Nicholas C.
Hey Mike, long time no see! The summer we had together was a summer I will never forget. I wish we could have hit the court now that I live in Toronto now! Let me tell you this. When I get up there, we will hit the most beautifull tennis court there is so you can teach me the moves. Then we can hit the most beautifull golf course there is and I teach you a trick or two alon side with Blake. It was a blessing to meet you buddy. Can wait to see you again! Enjoy the nice weather up there!
August 1, 2007 at 9:21pm

Catherine P.
Mike, every time I saw you, you always had a positive attitude. From freshman year on Harbin 4 to hanging out during senior week and at the Tombs, I will miss you! You and your family are in my prayers!!!
August 1, 2007 at 8:46pm

Emma F.
You've been such a great friend over the years and I'll never forget it. Such a warm heart and positive about everything. I'll miss you
August 1, 2007 at 7:43pm

Tommy G.
It doesn't take a series of facebook comments to realize that you are a great human being that will be remembered... We are all honoured to have known you and spent the times we have with you. My heart goes out to you, your family, your girlfriend, and all who mourn and read this. Rest in peace buddy.
August 1, 2007 at 7:40pm

Johnathan J.
I’ll never forget the good times we shared playing tennis together at UCC. Rest in peace Mike.
August 1, 2007 at 5:53pm

Kaitlyn E.
You were a truly great friend and all around great person. It seems truly unreal that I'll never be able to run into you at the Tombs again or cheer with you at a basketball game. I'll miss you, Mike. xoxo
August 1, 2007 at 5:47pm

Jon D.
It seems like just yesterday we we're sitting in Leo's arguing politics and singing "O Canada". You were a true gentleman and a great friend, and anyone who ever met you is better for it. You and yours are in our thoughts and prayers always.
August 1, 2007 at 5:45pm

Lauren E.
Though we spent so little time together, you touched my life in a profound way. You will not be forgotten.
August 1, 2007 at 3:55pm

Kathleen A.
U will be missed. My prayers are with you and your family. xo
August 1, 2007 at 1:48pm

Matthew T.
God Bless, brother.
August 1, 2007 at 1:19pm

James G.
take care old friend. we miss you.
August 1, 2007 at 1:03pm

Julia L.
All of the wonderful comments below are a testament to what a truly phenomenal person you were. Knowing you these past four years at Georgetown, and getting to spend such an amazing semester in Lyon with you, was all such a blessing. We'll miss you so much.
August 1, 2007 at 11:59am

Charles A.
Rest easy my friend.
August 1, 2007 at 11:48am

David A.
Like monkey, I can't believe I'm writing this either. It was like yesterday that we first met during tennis tryouts freshman year. Club Tennis helped grow out of you and helped build a friendship that will last forever. I'll miss ya man. You were an awesome dude. I'll be praying for you and your family. RIP
August 1, 2007 at 11:09am

Rick C.
i echo the sentiments of everyone below. it is unsuprising that a person of your caliber would have such kind/wise friends.
mike, you were everything these people have described you as, but above all, you were genuine. and that sadly is a rare thing in this world. you will NEVER be forgotten.
August 1, 2007 at 9:42am

Arthur C.
to the first person i emailed from the yahoo group through every time we played tennis, you've always been a class act, jurist. thanks for always being ready to hit and just being a genuine and kind guy. take care and i'll miss you.
August 1, 2007 at 2:17am

Jasdeep S.
Mike, you were always a mentor to me and even more, a true friend. I will cherish the moments we shared over the past year and my prayers are with you and your family. Rest in peace, our fearless leader.
August 1, 2007 at 2:17am

Jonathan D.
mike, i want to say you were one of the most genuine people i've ever met. you will be missed tremendously. my prayers are with you and your family. take care
August 1, 2007 at 12:34am

Jordan G.
All the best Mike..... the love from the people you have touched shows more then words would ever be able to describe about you as your own person.... you are truly amazing.... my prayers will always be with you.
July 31, 2007 at 11:48pm

Nick P.
Peace, Mike
July 31, 2007 at 11:33pm

Ziliang W.
Mike, seems like yesterday we were shaking it to men in black on stage. Sunglasses and all. I will always remember those smooth dance moves. We'll miss you man.
July 31, 2007 at 10:56pm

Shaun B.
The most genuine and caring kid I have ever met. You will always be in my heart and prayers.
July 31, 2007 at 10:40pm

Aleksandra T.
Mike, that smile! I will always remember you! You affected all of us so much that you'll always be reminding us to better people.
July 31, 2007 at 10:37pm

Adam G.
Mr. Jurist, I just wanted to say that I've always admired you as a person and as a friend. I'm sorry we never got to keep as close as we did during freshmen year, but it's definitely way better than nothing. Kudos to what Turri said. Peace out, brotha. You'll be in everyone's prayers
July 31, 2007 at 8:24pm

Eric T.
I can't believe I'm writing this. You were an inspiration to every person you met, myself very much included. You had it all going for you, you were one hell of a tennis player, and you even got into Harvard...but I'll remember you most for being a sincere, easy going, and generous friend.
Here's to you, Mike. We're going to miss you, we already do.
July 31, 2007 at 7:55pm