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Rocky & Tucker


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2005 and 2008

2017 and 2018
Rocky & Tucker

About

Rocky & Tucker

Rocky & Tucker were with our family since before we were married and had kids. They saw us through our first year of marriage, our first pregnancy and birth, our first everything as a young family. Our kids grew up with Rocky & Tucker as their best friends, companions and protectors. Each of them always had a wagging tail, loved their duck-flavored treats (even though we all eat vegetarian!), and couldn’t get enough of swimming out on the lake.

To us, Rocky & Tucker were more than dogs. They were a crucial part of our family, and our hearts have been broken by their loss. Please help us honor their lives and everything they gave to us through this journey.

— EMMA & MICHAEL, ROCKY & TUCKER’S PARENTS
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Mar 14, 2019

Rocky & Tucker’s Journey to Becoming a Diamond Begins

Rocky & Tucker’s ashes are back at the Eterneva labs, and we are ready to begin the journey to becoming a diamond. Now, Rocky & Tucker’s ashes will be put into a crucible that will go through a purification process. When that is finished, their ashes will be carbon in the form of graphite. This is the material we will put in the diamond growth cell to grow their diamond. In your next update, you’ll get to see the graphite as we open the crucible for the first time. Stay tuned!

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May 8, 2019

Their First Transformation

Rocky & Tucker’s ashes have been purified and are now pure carbon in the form of graphite. The purified ashes are on their way to Germany where the best of the best memorial diamond growth scientists work. There, they will put the graphite into a growth cell and then into a machine that mimics the earth’s mantle in pressure and temperature. Soon, we’ll be sending an update of their rough diamond!

Memories of Rocky & Tucker

I'll miss how much the two of you took up the entire bed, and the morning cuddles we always woke up to. Our morning walks will never be the same. Thank you for you love, and for being such big parts of our growing family.

-Your Mom

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Jul 1, 2019

In the Best Hands

Rocky & Tucker’s rough diamond is beautiful! Now, the diamond will head to Antwerp, Belgium to be hand cut by master diamond cutters. Master diamond cutters spend decades perfecting their craft, and hand cut every single facet of the diamond (upward of 58). In fact, one of the world’s youngest master diamond cutters will be working on Rocky & Tucker’s diamond. He is 56 years old.

The doggy lullabies we used to lull them to sleep when they were puppies.

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Jul 10, 2019

A Remarkable Diamond

Rocky and Tucker’s diamond has been cut and polished. It is absolutely perfect! The yellow captures their happy spirits so well! This remarkable transformation and journey is almost complete. Next, the diamond will head off to IGI for diamond grading and engraving. It’s time to choose a setting, and begin planning for the homecoming.

The engraving we chose.

"Our forever first babies."
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Keep Rocky & Tucker's Story Alive

When we lose a remarkable person, the most important thing we can do is keep talking about them!

The purpose of this page is to celebrate Rocky & Tucker. By recording stories about them, we allow future generations to get a sense of who they are (versus impersonal facts in an obituary).

Fill out the template below to share a positive memory you have about Rocky & Tucker, or a way they influenced your life! Condolences are kind, but please hold this space for positive stories & memories about them.