Anderson dies in Tragic Accident
Anderson took several Whip and Western classes at
SSQQ in 1999. In addition, Robert Curtis remembers
him as a frequent attendee of our Tuesday Longhorn
events. I remember Conrad as a ruggedly handsome,
likeable guy. He worked out a lot and had a physique
reminiscent of Sylvester Stallone with big shoulders
and a narrow waist. He was also an accomplished
Martial Arts practitioner. In fact, I heard he was
either an expert or close to it. An engineer, he was
currently working for Paragon Engineering here in
Houston at the time of his death.
was tragically killed in a Car/Bicycle accident. As
related in the Houston Chronicle, on Sunday, May
7th, Conrad and his friend were out riding their
bicycles Sunday morning at 8:15 am when they were
both struck by a vehicle traveling a high rate of
speed in northwest Harris County.
accident occurred along FM 2920, Waller-Tomball
Road. Conrad was dead at the scene and Cynthia
suffered a broken leg. She is hospitalized at
Memorial Hermann Hospital in fair condition.
16-year-old Tomball boy was driving the car that
struck the cyclists. The teen's Cadillac was
traveling at a high rate of speed when it approached
a curve and spun out of control.
Elliott was another of Conrad's friends here at the
studio. As she wrote to me, his death served as a
serious "reality check" for her. We are reminded
once again that whether it's going good or going
bad, it could all be over in a matter of seconds.
survived by at least one daughter - Amanda Curtis.
Oddly, his last message to her was an email
regarding GRACE and an acrostic he had made up based
on those letters...GRACE =
Godís Riches At Christís Expense.
I did not know Conrad well, his passing is indeed
very tragic because he was a good man who was in the
prime of his life. His loss of course is yet another
painful reminder to cherish our lives and to embrace
those who are close to us.