5 years since Sweet n Pantyhose blogger passed away

July 28, 2017 under News

Today is July 28, exactly 5 years since one of the greatest contributors to the hosiery community has passed away from cancer – Sharri Ratcliff, otherwise known as Sweet n Pantyhose. She’s been cremated and part of her ashes were spread in some of her favourite spots and the rest are kept by her husband.

Let’s spend a minute of silence together, remembering her.

I asked her husband, Robert Ratcliff, a.k.a. Outlaw, if there is anything he would like to mention. Here is what he said:

“…(July) 28th 3:40pm EST she passed over peacefully with me and all 5 of our children around her. She regularly contacts me in dreams and through psychics. She starts off mentioning that she will be the first one I see when I pass over.” Robert Ratcliff

Sweet and Pantyhose

I also wanted to share a few beautiful comments I got on social media when I informed my audience that this day is coming up. Here is what they had to say:

“I remember her work. It was so sad and is still so sad to think about. She fought hard, but cancer is a horrible miserable bitch. I still have her review page saved on my eBay account. Thanks for making this post. I hope her widower is doing okay. They seemed like a very happy couple.” Matthew Wilson, via Facebook

“I had several conversations with her, she was truly a sweet lady who had the pantyhose gene.” Dom Oregon, via Facebook

“She was such a wonderful and genuine person.” Nylons99, via Twitter, who met her in Las Vegas in person

“She was a beautiful woman with great legs in pantyhose. She is always missed and I enjoyed her work very much.” Joel Barber, via Twitter

“Her name said it all. She always managed to have mischievous fun in her hose and was a tireless promoter of women’s embrace of them.” David, via Twitter

“She was the first pantyhose girl I found who embraced it. I sure was sad for her husband. They had a really good thing going.” Shawn, via Twitter

“Oh no, where have I been. I didn’t even know. She was a very lovely lass who had a great passion for tights.” Linda, via Twitter

Sweet n Pantyhose on the beach in shiny pantyhose

Sweet n Pantyhose 1 year since she passed away

A few months ago Alan from Canada wrote to me the greatest compliment of all. I was pretty moved by it because for me to be seen somewhere near the level that Sweet reached is a big accomplishment.

“Do you remember the lady who went by Sweet NPantyhose?  I always viewed you as her successor after she sadly passed away from cancer.  Like Sweet, you fill the role of non xxx rated pantyhose appreciation that both women and men can enjoy.” Alan, Canada

Sweet n Pantyhose blogger passed away

 

Sweet n Pantyhose loses her battle with cancer

August 9, 2012 under News

I am very sad to hear these news and I looked over her work with a teary eye.  Of course, I didn’t know her personally, but with this lady being so open about her joys and struggles, I think that all of us feel as if we did.

 

Sweet and her husband Outlaw were running a pantyhose blog, in some ways similar to mine.  They even organized pantyhose parties and many of their fans had a chance to meet them in person.

 

Facebook Page with this info is here: https://www.facebook.com/Stage4ColonCancer#

In 2010 Sweet was diagnosed with colon cancer that spread to the liver.  She went for chemotherapy treatment and surgery at the Viera hospital.  On July 28, 2012 Sweet passed away surrounded by her family.  Memorial Service for Sweet (Sharri Kimberley) was held on August 25, 2012 in Rockledge, Florida.  Another point that moves to tears – she asked not to spend money on flowers, but to donate it to your local Woman’s Abuse Shelter.

Outlaw, please accept my condolences, even though there is no way for me to even imagine the pain you are going through.  This pain is shared by many, as it is probably impossible to find a person who hasn’t ever lost someone to cancer.

 

Websites by Sweet n Pantyhose and Outlaw:

http://www.sweetnpantyhoseblog.com/

 http://www.bestpantyhosereview.com/ 

https://www.facebook.com/Stage4ColonCancer#

http://www.youtube.com/user/sweetandoutlaw