- 90 years old
- Date of birth: May 13, 1922
- Place of birth:
Burlington, North Carolina, United States
- Date of passing: Jun 13, 2012
- Place of passing:
Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
|Let the memory of Curtis be with us forever.The joy that you gave us is ours to have and to hold. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you did not go alone. A part of us went with you but part of you will always be with us to guide us.|
"Brother touched everyone he met. He enlightened and shared his intellect. The stories of his life. hie family and friends the smiles he shared from beginning to end. But there is one more star shining bright as can be. That's Brother up there tampering with the lighting you see. RIP Brother. You are truly missed."
"Our family and the world has lost one great story teller, walking book of knowledge and loving Uncle. We enjoyed our holiday visits and we will miss you... Glad we were there to celebrate his 90th birthday!"
"A great and brilliant light in the world was extinguished with Brother's
passing, a wise, inspiring, incomparable, and beloved family
jewel and friend to mankind. He was truly an American treasure.He is
irreplaceable and unforgettable. I admired him."
"I had the opportunity to learn about "Uncle" through his devoted niece Annette Shack. The two shared a special relationship of love and respect. I admired " Uncle's" vigor towards life, research, learning and self advocacy in health and home related decisions. Without ever meeting him, brother Foster's humor and feistiness will definitely live on through his niece Annette. May God Bless U"
"Shared by Rosa Shumate on 07/06/2012
We Will Always Remember You As Being-
"Brother" was known to everyone as a kind, generous , and loving person. He was a positive thinker and a compassionate individual. We all felt a special g"
"I met Mr. Foster many years ago as we were working beneath his neighbor’s house (Miss Hall). Someone had stolen her copper wiring and water pipes. Mr. Foster believed in helping people, which has eternal value. That led to many more meetings, long discussions and debates over the years. I enjoyed the time I got to spend with him. He will be missed.
"I learned much about Uncle Curtis from Annette Shack as she would share her yearly summer visits with her uncle with us on her return to Hartford. He lived a long and good life and left many memories to share. Thanks for sharing him with all of us - Thirman L. Milner, Former Mayor, Hartford, Connecticut."
"From a long line of Educators, Brother continued the trend. There was nothing that he did not know from beginning to end. I will miss all the stories that he once shared, for I am the wiser for it. Knowing that he cared. Cared enough to take the time out of his busy day always to share a smile or two and a hold lot to say. So Thanks Brother for fun and a job well-done. Missing You"
"I have lost a great and good uncle and friend whose encouragement, council and wisdom have meant so much to me over the years. He was a man of intellect, candor, enthusiusism, fun,and friendship. His loss will be deeply felt me and many others."
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