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Posted by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 07:07 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 12/05/2017 08:24 PM
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Christine Rapunzale Spies Passed Away at 66

Murphys, CA...Christine Rapunzale Spies, a 30+ year resident of Murphys, CA., passed away on September 11, 2017, at age 66. Rapunzale loved all animals. She left behind her beloved 9 year-old Standard Poodle, Rambo. My precious sister will be greatly missed. She is with the Lord Jesus now...




Due to heavy opioid use from pain management medications prescribed by her doctors since 2005 for back pain, she died from hemorrhagic erosive esophagitis and gastritis, cachexia, and chronic pain syndrome.

Opioid use is epidemic in California, in the United States. All those above symptoms are a result of heavy opioid use. If you or someone you love has a problem with opioid use, please get help before it is too late.


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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-12-05 20:12:22   By: Anonymous
 
May your sister rest in peace and thank you for posting the cautionary words about Opioid use, even when prescribed by a doctor. Perhaps someone will learn from your message and loss.


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    Posted on: 2017-12-06 10:54:36   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you for your words of comfort..... I miss her so much!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-12-05 21:31:39   By: Anonymous
 
You are very honest and open to share what happened in order to help others. Thank you for caring and we pray for your family and others struggling with this epidemic.

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    Posted on: 2017-12-06 02:56:20   By: Anonymous
     
    All drugs are bad. RIP.

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    Posted on: 2017-12-06 10:57:38   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you for your prayers and words of comfort....
    I miss my precious sister very much.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-12-06 09:37:49   By: Anonymous
 
Opioid use is a silent epidemic. Thank you for being brave enough to share this. People need to stand up to big pharma and the powers that be who ignore this issue for their personal gains.

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    Posted on: 2017-12-06 11:08:36   By: Anonymous
     
    Yes, people do need to voice up and stand against the powers that be and big pharma.... doctors are just as much responsible too. Opioids are NOT to be prescribed for long term use - they are highly addictive. Doctors know this, yet they prescribe and do not follow through with the patient on a regular basis on what these drugs are doing to the body - they destroy the body with long term use.

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SO VERY SAD AND SORRY~
Posted on: 2017-12-06 10:02:29   By: Anonymous
 
Despite constant discomfort, Rapunzale was always a very sweet and lovingly opinionated lady~ All of us at the Murphys Dollar Plus Store will miss her greatly. God Bless you, Rapunzale.

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    Re: SO VERY SAD AND SORRY~
    Posted on: 2017-12-06 10:53:51   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you so much for your words of comfort.

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    Re: SO VERY SAD AND SORRY~
    Posted on: 2017-12-06 11:02:17   By: Anonymous
     
    My precious sister often spoke of all her wonderful people working at the Dollar Store... she had only good things to say of everyone in Murphys. I miss her so much! Thank you for your sharing. May god bless you!

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-12-06 11:41:20   By: Anonymous
 
Thank you for being brave enough to put what caused the death of your sister. May she, and you, be at peace

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    Posted on: 2017-12-06 12:00:20   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you so much. More people need to speak out concerning the devastating consequences of opioid use - whether prescribed by doctors or other drug pushers. There are alternative to prescription medicine for pain management.... Essential Oils and Acupuncture are two ways to alleviate pain. Another way is through hypnosis.

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my dear friend Repunzel
Posted on: 2017-12-06 21:23:24   By: Anonymous
 
I so will miss u and the beautiful smile, known her for over 10 yrs, the last few were hard and hard for her friends who she let in about her private life, if the is anyway you as her sister could contact me TERRY 209/206/3301, I have several personnel items she had given me I would like to give back, and would love to talk to u about her, jad lots of contact with her though the dollar store and sierra hills market, so please give me a call

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    Re: my dear friend Repunzel
    Posted on: 2017-12-07 11:41:56   By: Anonymous
     
    Thank you, Terry, for your compassion and for your posting .... Rapunzale spoke often and lovingly of the many people she knew in Murphys.....

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