So sorry for your recent losses, Doug.
I can tell Kobi had a wonderful life from the way you describe him. So glad you at least had 15 yrs together!
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."