You greeted me every single time with an, "Oh hello!!", like you were truly greeting an old friend. You always had a genuine smile on your face. Every single time I passed through the drive-thru to your greeting and smile you took the time to chat before I pulled away. I remember how excited you were when you found out I, too, had an affection for flavored coffee. I remember the look of anticipation on your face as you urged me to try the latest flavor, offering it to me free if I could guess.
I barely knew you.
You were the 'coffee guy'. The guy that was working every.single.time I went there. You knew me by my car and had my regular order on your tongue before I had a chance to give it.
I didn't even know your name until I saw it on your obituary.
My heart breaks for your family and friends. And I'm truly sorry I never got to know you better.
Rest in peace, Andrew.