There is an indescribable amount of grief after losing a father. Losing a father often means losing a protector, a guiding hand, a best friend, and a superhero.
But focusing on all the incredible memories you shared and the amazing man he was can help bring light into your darker days.
Whether you’re building a memorial shadow box, capturing fond memories in a tribute photo book, or you’re simply looking for comfort.
“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could ever give another person. He believed in me.” – Jim Valvano
“This is the price you pay for having a great father. You get the wonder, the joy, the tender moments – and you get the tears at the end, too.” – Harlan Coben
“My appreciation for my father’s greatness cannot be measured.” – Jennifer Williamson
“No matter how old we are, we still need our dads, and wonder how we’ll get by without them.” – Jennifer Williamson
“A father’s love is forever imprinted on his child’s heart.” – Jennifer Williamson
“Dad, your guiding hand on my shoulder will remain with me forever.” – Unknown
“Dad is and always will be my living, breathing superhero.” – Bindi Irwin
“Everything I do in my life I do to make my mum and dad proud. I want to carry on in my dad’s footsteps and make sure that his legacy lives on forever.” – Bindi Irwin
“The loss of my father will always sting. But now, everything that I do is in honor of him and celebrates his life.” – Adrienne C. Moore
“There is no expiration date on the love between a father and his child.” – Jennifer Williamson
“When I was a child, all problems had ended with a single word from my father. A smile from him was sunshine, his scowl a bolt of thunder. He was smart, and generous, and honorable without fail. He could exile a trespasser, check my math homework, and fix the leaky bathroom sink, all before dinner. For the longest time, I thought he was invincible. Above the petty problems that plagued normal people. And now he was gone.” – Rachel Vincent
“You have been there for me, no matter what bad choices I might have made… you lovingly repaired my broken spirit, helped me plot a new course, and set me free to fly on my own once again. There is no greater love than that. You will always be special to me, and no matter where life takes me, I’ll remember you with love.” – Marilyn K. Deacon
“To her, the name of father was another name for love.” – Fanny Fern