This is a sad situation all th way around. I have read the posts on here and hate the situation for the family and the Club.
While the Seaside Club is a private, not for profit club, and you have to pay a membership fee I believe they have every right not to renew a membership for whatever reason. I do know people who are members there and they will never let their membership run out because it is a nice place to eat, have gatherings etc. There is a long waiting list to become a member and the fees are high.
While I do feel for R, I do think this was not the proper way to bring light to the cause. I do believe the club offered ways to settle this situation but those went unaccepted. Even the family did not want his to be in the public eye.
And I don't think all the hate responses on here are warranted. Irregardless of the sitation with R, they still have feelings and are still a person, someone's family member. I think this is an issue with members of the Seaside Club and R not for us to make our own judgements. And no, that comment is not meant to be in support of either side.
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