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Tim Raynor  Get Busy Livin    or Get Busy Dyin     a keepsake from Memoir for Me
Tim, This book is a small token of our family   s appreciation for the friendship and respect that we have with and for yo...
Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don   t have that ...
                  x  It was 1995 and Timothy Alan Raynor just arrived home from his first tour of duty overseas. He had a ...
                  x  Tim was born March 23, 1968. He was the youngest of four, with brother Billy and two sisters, Mary an...
Tim with his dad at NYC Fleet Week, 1995  In 1986, Tim graduated from Shawnee Mission South High School and left for Kansa...
And thankfully for Tim, the exchange went like this  Marine Rep  You need a 2.0 GPA and we can give you a guaranteed fligh...
Tim, Hayley, Cooper and Robin, 1988                 Tim, Tyler,    Neus    and    Jimbo    in 2000.    x  To pick up some ...
Soon after, things fell apart.    Looking back, it was a blessing in disguise.     In 1997, between two deployments, Tim h...
USS American, Tim   s home for 9 months in 1995-1996.     One day, a young Marine came up to me and asked if my name was T...
During this chaotic period, Tim and Cooper couldn   t see each other and rarely even spoke on the phone. Thankfully, both ...
Tim and Cooper   s wedding, May 29, 1999                x  Life was already headed in a better direction now that Cooper b...
Both Tim and Tom Sims decided to apply to commercial airlines as a way to a more stable life. They both loved to fly. In D...
Tim   s first weekend back home, 2010     I knew one of the pilots, Tom McGuinness, who was on Flight 77. At that moment, ...
                  x  Tim retired from the Marines in June, 2015. He served for 29 years.    It   s bittersweet but I   m r...
Tim with the pilots of VMFA-251 aboard the USS George Washington in the Persian Gulf, 1998  know you can help this organiz...
Mavericks games and just rolled out the red carpet for them.     Working with the USO, Tim took wounded veterans out of Wa...