Condolences for James Andrew Heard

Gwendolyn Snyder posted on 2/23/20

I was a classmate of Andrews and I am so sorry to hear about his passing and I wish his whole family the best


Jeannette Harris Chesney posted on 11/4/19

Jimmy, I am so, so sorry at hearing the loss of your son. I know that no words can possibly help, but I would like to share an old Irish saying that helped me cope with the loss of family and friends: "Death leaves a heartache that no one can heal, but Love leaves a memory that no one can steal" Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you!


randy alligood posted on 11/4/19

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family and Andrew's friends. I am sure you are very proud of him and his contribution to you and the rest of us on this earth. He won't be forgotten. Grace and peace to you.


Julie Morris (from high school) posted on 11/4/19

Dear Jimmy, I am so sorry for your loss. Losing a child is the hardest thing to endure. My thoughts and prayers will be with you, your wife and all the family and friends of Andrew. He sounds like an amazing man and wonderful musician.


dalewhitaker posted on 11/3/19

Jimmy, As a parent I can't pretend to imagine your grief and loss. My heart and prayers are with you and family. I am so sorry. Dale


Stephanie Morris posted on 11/3/19

May the many great memories you cherish help you both at this sad time. I am so sorry for your loss.


Caren Andrews posted on 11/2/19

Dearest Jim and Ester, I have no words other than I send love, white light and heartfelt condolences. I remember Andrew as a wonderful young artist full of ideas and quiet energy. Know I think of you as your community celebrates Andrew’s life. Holding you in the light, Caren


Jodi pickering posted on 10/31/19

Reading Andrew's writing was a gift, as his quiet presence was loudly disrupted by his powerful and creative words. I love how in one piece he described himself as peaceful, determined and wise.


Kelsey Rasmussen posted on 10/22/19

Dear Esther and Jim, I remember my moments with Andrew when we were kids as well as if it were yesterday. I think fondly of meeting Andrew in gymnastics camp, where I was delighted to find a fellow half Asian friend. I was struck by Andrew's genuine love for life and thoughtful nature. I look back fondly at a playdate we had at your house where he introduced me to his guinea pigs and we floated paper boats down the stream running alongside the sidewalk. I also recall a trip our families took to Calistoga, where I was able to spend more time with Andrew. I am so sorry for your loss, but I hope you find comfort in the fact that Andrew will be remembered by the people he impacted forever. -Kelsey Rasmussen


Julia Roehl posted on 10/21/19

My fondest memories of Andrew were in our Bay School mandarin class. His sense of humor always made everyone laugh. I will always remember him for his musical talent, and his performance at the talent show. He will truly be missed. Sending love and prayers.


Millie Robson posted on 10/21/19

I am sending love to Andrew's family. He was known for his incredible sense of humor. I often find myself telling stories of the funny things he did throughout high school and college, and the impression of freedom that he has truly left on those around him. He was very kind, and part of that kindness showed in his constant desire to make others laugh.


Chau Trinh posted on 10/20/19

Dear Jim and Esther: words cannot express my profound sadness for you and Andrew. Although we haven’t met lately, the memories are alive of the times we spent together at the Ranch in Healdsburg. And the memory of what a cheerful, polite youngster Andrew was. Only time will reduce your pain and help you relive the sweet family memories. I will think often of you and keep you in my prayers and looking forward to seeing you soon. Love, Chau.


Daniel Dominguez-Moncada posted on 10/20/19

Although I never personally met Andrew, I am saddened by his passing. May Andrew rest in peace. And may his parents, grandparents, family, and friends be comforted in this time of deep loss and sadness.