Steve Irwin Tributes
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I was truly devastated to hear the news of Steve's tragic death, my heart goes out to Bob,Terri, Bindi and Bob.
Steve's passion and dedication to wildlife conservation are an inspiration to us all.
Dearest Bob Irwin and Terri and Bindi and little Bob and The staff of Australia Zoo and Wes Hannion and John Stantion.
Our hearts to all of u . We are very sorry about loss of the Hero STEVE "crikey" Irwin.
I married an Australian Lady back in January of 2002 and it's been the happiest times of my life. We live in America at the present time, but planning to move to Queensland in a few years. Back in June of 2005 we traveled to Queensland for our vacation and for me to meet the rest of her family. I loved Australia and I hated to leave. I could see why she would want to raise our two children there in the future.
Steve Irwin was one of a kind. They don't make many people like him everyday. He was a jewel in the rough and I really enjoyed the way he approached life and his work. I remember getting my first look at him back in the 90's and I was blowed away and fascinated by his excitement concerning the things he was doing with the animals and reptiles. He taught us to view animals and reptiles in a different way but also to respect them for what they were. When we were in Queensland we did visit your zoo and were very happy with everything it offered to us. The one thing I wished I could have done was to have met Steve Irwin when we were there, and that would have been awesome. Steve your death has really troubled me because I had so much respect for you as a human being and the way you treated your family. You will be missed from all over the world and I will miss you too my friend. May God be with you and may God bless and comfort your wonderful family in there terrible time of need. God bless your wife and kids.
Australia Zoo became your home - you ran it with such passion
O remember all you've taught us from your clever TV shows
The monks christened you 'YOGI' much to your consternation
Larger than life croc hunter, you inspired a World to care
Your little daughter Bindi - even now walks in your shoes
Your name will become a legend, we will not forget your 'crikey'
Rest easy now that you've been killed your spirit will live on
May the 'Wildlife Warriors' soldier on and Australia Zoo as well
Marigold Robinson firstname.lastname@example.org
STEVE IRWIN A MAN WHO WILL LIVE ON IN PEOPLES HEARTS FOREVER WE CAN ONLY SEND OUR PRAYERS TO HIS FAMILY AND AND HOPE THAT HIS DREAM WILL LIVE ON FOREVER AS HIS CAUSE WAS WONDERFUL HE HAD THE PASSION TO MAKE YOU FALL IN LOVE WITH THE WORLDS MOST FEARED ANIAMLS AND YET HE MADE YOU UNDERSTAND THEM AND RESPECT THEM NO ONE HAS EVER HAD THIS GIFT HIS LOVE FOR LIFE AND HIS LOVE FOR HIS FAMILY WHAT A TRUE BLUE AUSSIE ICON WE WILL MISS YOU STEVE BUT WE WONT FORGET YOU AND YOUR CAUSES MAY THEY CARRY ON FOREVER BEST WISHES TO ALL YOUR FAMILY.
JEFF, LINDA, AND IMOGEIN, DAVE, CLAUD DULLAHIDE
The words have all been said so I questioned to even write this but then I thought about Bindi and Bob. One day, they will look back and realize by all these cards, emails, and such that have been sent, that their father was a man who touched many people across the world in a special way. How rare it is in this day and age to find heroes, and certainly Steve has been one for my 11 year old son. We will keep you all in our prayers.
Mike, Kate and Austin La Croix
WE ARE ALL SADDENED BY THE LOSS OF STEVE HE WAS A VERY DEDICATED MAN FOR HIS CAUSES AND MOSTLY HIS FAMILY HE WILL BE SADLY MISSED. WE ARE THINKING OF TERRI, BINDI AND BOB, AND HIS DAD AND ALL HIS EXTENDED FAMILY AT THE ZOO THIS IS GOING TO BE A TOUGH TIME FOR ALL BUT WE ARE THINKING ABOUT U ALL
LOVE TO U ALL FROM
To Dear Terri and Family;
We are all saddened to hear about Steve, we send you our love and support and pray for you, may some way this message helps you and your family. STEVE is great! we will miss him,
To the Irwin family
Condolence, to you all, Steve was and still is to me a very special man. He had a heart of gold. He showed us how special our wildlife was. He also showed us how to respect our wildlife. I will never forget him...I will watch his show as long as it runs...keep your heads high, and know you have and had a special son husband father and friend in your life...we need more people in the world like Steve to save our wildlife....Steve is now an angel....all my thoughts and prayers are with you....
love a wildlife lover from Kansas.......Viola Fox
I am a California-born, Austalian-raised woman who truly respects and admires you for all the good your family has done for the world. I write to you from Brooklyn, New York. I just want you to know you are in my prayers, and I pray Allah (God) give you the peace that your dear husband always seemed to have even till the end of his "time". It was his. I sincerely hope you and Bindi (love that name) and Bob grow to one another as one. You and Steve surely gave the world a big smile. And the world now holds onto you, Teri. Don't worry, my sister, it WILL be better. God's watching.....Love and prayers;
Kristian Williams, Brooklyn, New York.
To the Irwin family
Like so many millions of people worldwide, my family and I are very saddened and shocked by Steve's passing. As I type this note, my teenagers are sitting watching the Crocodile Hunter on television. He was, as you and your famiy will be, the most positive role model for all of us. His passion for life and his family was so very much appreciated. Our thoughts are with you daily as they are with Steve.
Shelley and Kids
Hello Terri, Bob and Bindi
So sorry that your beloved husband and Daddy has passed away. We loved him too.
Our family cannot believe that Steve has gone -our 4yr old daughter loved watching Steve and Bindi -our thoughts are with Terri, Bindi and Bob
love the Clarke family in New Plymouth NZ
Sorry to see u go like this, mate u were the best entertainment in the world may u teach them upstairs a thing or two
I know how the sudden loss of Steve must have affected your family. I too as a child lost a parent at a very early age, so not only does Australia mourn the loss of Steve with you, my thought are solely with yourself and your children. To the world Steve was “The Crocodile Hunter” but to you he was plainly your husband and the Father of Bindi and Bob. You can go on Terri, Steve taught you everything he knew and you are a very capable lady who will Endeavour to continue on the important work that Steve would be doing should he still be here today. You can do it Terri! The public love you, when you feel you are able to carry on in his memory remember you can do this, you will be strong and your children will be a great comfort to you, don’t step forward in Steve shadow for you can surely do this alone. Go for it Terri, make Steve proud, here comes Terry Irwin Mrs Crocodile Hunter! Crickey we all can’t wait to see that!
My sincere thoughts are for Bindi and Bob, I can’t seem to stop thinking about them predominately as the whole world is taken a back with Steve’s loss. Take care of yourself Terri first and foremost.
My sincerest thoughts are with you.
To Terri, Bindi, Bob, family and friends of Steve.
My husband and I were on holiday in Noosa when we heard the tragic news. I still find it hard to come to terms with that Steve has passed on, I have cried and cried every time that I have seen or read any thing about that terrible day. The world has lost a truly kind and caring man, his love for wildlife and conservation was something unique. My heart goes out to Terri and the children, I can only hope that the wonderful memories you have of Steve can help you through this difficult time. I will be watching Steve’s memorial service on Wednesday as we are now back in Melbourne.
Our thoughts are with all of you.
Jenny and Barry Melbourne
Steve, we will always remember you with a smile.
We were on holiday along the Great Ocean Road when we heard - All the words have been said by now but we just wanted to add our own personal expression of sorrow - Australia and the World will not be the same without our Steve - our hearts go out to those closest to him, to his wife and lovely daughter and son who will try to go on with their lives without the dynamic person that was Steve. Time will not completely heal wounds like this - there will always be an empty place in their hearts that every now and then will be felt keenly over the years. Goodbye fair warrior - the world will be a sadder place without you.
Sharyn and family
We were devastated when we heard of the passing our Aussie Steve Irwin.
Terri, Bindi and Bob and family. Our hearts go out to you all in the tragic loss of a wonderful man. We pray and hope his legacy will live on forever
Love the Turner Family, Frenchs Forest, NSW
Firstly, Terri, Bindi & little Bob; Steve’s Dad, Bob, & closest friends, our hearts go out to you in love and sympathy at this tragic time in your lives.
We and the world were shocked and left in almost disbelief when we heard the news of Steve’s sudden death…..how much more were you dear ones left in shock & grief! Our prayer is that you will experience the comfort, love and peace of the Lord Jesus Christ in a way that only He can give.
Steve’s passion, love and care that he had for animals and all of God’s creation, one would have to believe that Steve had the love of God within him. We loved Steve as we do Terri, Bindi & Bob, through the eyes of our grandchildren to whom you have all brought such joy and happiness. To God be the Glory through everything positive that comes out of this that in the days and years ahead, tragedy might turn to triumph.
Jesus Loves You and so do we.
To dear Terri, Bindi, Bob & the whole Australia Zoo family.
My deepest and heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you.
It is a sad thing for a child to loose a parent but to loose a dad that was so full of energy and loved the work he did is even more hard.
As my 15 yr old son said to me he died doing something he loved and that was working with animals.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this terrible time
Caroline, Paul,& Benjamin Colotti
My heartfelt condolonces to Terri, Bindi, Bob, the Irwin Family and all of Steve's extended family at the Australia Zoo.
The morning I turned on the TV to hear the news, absolutely had me crying in disbelief. My 15 year old son, who won't get out of bed for anything came running into the living room to see if what the announcer was saying was real. My son has grown up with Steve. He said I'm so sad, Steve was my hero. This can't be happening. Everywhere I go, people are talking about what a great loss this is to the whole world.
I moved from Australia to the US when I got married and last year I took my boys back home to visit family. Australia Zoo was on our list of places to visit as Kellen just had to see Steve. Unfortunately, Steve was not going to be at the zoo and that was a huge disappointment to him.
We will really miss him, even though we didn't know him, because the Irwin family feels like part of our family. I hope that there will be some type of memorial dedicated to Steve at Australia Zoo and I know his work will live on through Terri and her family. We will never stop watching Crocodile Hunter on Animal Planet and Discovery. .
We are so sorry for your loss and pray that the Lord will bless and protect you and your family and comfort you in this time of sorrow. Steve lives on in spirit
God Bless you all.
My thoughts go to Terri and her 2 beautiful children. My family and I leave you our condolences and wish you a bright future. Steve lives on in his children and the many fans he has touched out there.
Hi, I'm writing from germany. My wife and me still can't believe what happened to Steve, it's devastating still some days after it happened.
In our opinion he was one of the few that really made things for a better world, we loved him. His memory will live for many many years throughout the world, for he is a hero.
I remember a phrase from a movie and feel like using it for Steve: "every man dies , but not every man really lives" Steve really lived and made us all love the world, life itself and all what surround us.
God bless you Steve you are one in a million may your love of live and the animals always remain in the hearts of a nation, peace be with you Steve,
God Bless Terri Bindi, Bob our thoughts and prayers are with you
Maxine & Family Sydney
Terri, Bindi, Bob and the rest of the family, friends, and crew,
I am but a stranger to all of you, but feel that I have known Steve my whole life. I never knew that loosing someone you have never met can hurt so badly. Steve meant alot to me and my family. He was definately one in a million. We will never forget Steve nor will we forget the good he did for conservation. I only wish that I was able to meet him in person and shake his hand and say "Thank You". To Steves family, I want to thank you for sharing him with us and allowing us to love him as a brother. There are no words that can take away the hurt and sorrow from your hearts. Although Steve is gone in person, his spirit lives on. I hope you can find comfort in knowing he is always with you.
May God Bless you all. May Conservation live forever through the memory of Steve.
Heather and Summer Moore
The Irwin Family,
Here in Santa Maria, California we also feel your loss. Here’s hoping you will feel the love from and support of all his fans around the world. May Steve’s work continue as he would want.
God bless you, Steve as well as your lovely family. Our sincerest and deepest condolences to Terri, Bindi, and Bob as well as Steve's parents. Peace, Love, and Light always and all ways! Cheers!
Anne and John
I would like to send my sincere sympathy for the Irwin Family. I live in the U.S. and have watched Steve for many years and felt as if I knew him personally. I know that there are thousands if not millions of us here in the U.S. that will miss him dearly. When I heard the news I felt as though I had lost a family member and was in utter disbelief. My prayers are with the Irwin family especially Terri, Bindi and Bob. God Bless You!
God Bless Steve. God Bless Terri, Bindi, Bob and Steve's dad and mom. I know that you are all feeling an enormous emptiness. Your son, husband and father was bigger than life itself. May you all acquire his courage, strength and honesty and carry on your lives fulfilling his dreams!! Thank God you will be able to see him again one day as christians. Eternity lives!!
We are from see us on the Sunshine Coast. We are upset with you too, he had a good heart with the wild life and he looked at the world in the big piture. I hope you can keep it up too. We will miss the man.
DEAR BINDI AND BOB AND YOUR STRONGEST MUM , U GUYS STAY STRONG BECAUSE STEVE WOULD WANT U TO. I HAVE HAD REAL SADDNESS IN MY LIFE AND SEEING YOUR FAMILY HAVE MADE MY LIFE EASIER , STEVE WOULD BE SAYING CRICKEY MARY JUST DEAL WITH IT, MY HEART IS WITH ALL OF U AND I MEAN ALL OF U
MARY FROM CANBERRA
DEAR TERRI BINDI AND BOB,
WE ARE ALL DEVASTATED BY YOUR LOSS AND AUSTRALIA'S LOSS. MY 7 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER MADE US HUGE STEVE IRWIN FANS AND WE FEEL LIKE YOU ARE ALL PART OF OUR FAMILY AS DO MANY AUSSIES. OUR LOVE AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOU ALL THROUGHOUT THIS VERY HARD TIME.
LOTS OF LOVE
THE LOGUE FAMILY
Dear Terri, Bindi and Bob,
I'm so sorry for your loss and wish there was something I could do to ease your pain but alas there is nothing in the world that will do that. Steve was a legend and brought a lot of joy to our lives. He was energetic, vital and also a larrican to boot. Nothing was too dangerous for our aussie icon. Although I never met him personally, like everyone across the globe, I fell in love with his enthusiasm for conservation and the saving of wildlife.
Steve your wildlife conservation is world known and your love of animals will live on well after you have been sent to the big zoo in the sky. Your legacy will live forever in our hearts and we will strive to make your dreams come true.
My heartfelt sympathy to all who have witnessed a life taken well and truly too soon. But God obviously needs you more than we do. Steve, I know you will be looking after Terri, Bindi & Bob, so from all of us here in Aussie land, farewell and rest in peace.
I will miss you tremendously.
The Irwin Family
We moved to New Zealand 11 years ago. My 2 aussie kids are now 24 and we had a NZ kid 10. All my kids have grown up with Steve and absolutely devastated by his death. My 10 year old comes home and tells me "he's had a baad day" and now I tell him "I bet Steve never said that one day in this life". Every day would have been a "great day" for Steve. We will all miss him dearly. He lived his life. All the best for his family.
The Bourke Family NZ
Dear Terri, Bindi and Bob,
I cannot begin to imagine the pain you feel. Steve has touched everyone who met or saw him doing what he loved best. My 6 year old son often has us all jumping on his crocodile (really his pillow), telling us that she is a "beaut looking sheila, and we gotta look after her".
We are all shattered by this tragic loss, but know that Australia and all the people who loved Steve, are behind you and will do all we can to help you continue your's and Steve's passions.
Michelle, Matt, Cooper and Lawson Futcher.
Dear Terri, Bindi, Bob and family,
Wow what I man. My family had the pleasure of attending Australia Zoo and meeting Steve. He touched our hearts with his passion and love for wildlife. My 21 month old son came home with a stuffed crocodile toy that he wrestles with everyday. On seeing Steve's death he said "The croc man is dead. Now he is in heaven and he is kissing and hugging the crocs as they are his friend." He is 4 1/2 years old now and you can see he has been touched by Steve and his love for conservation. The world is a better place for having him in it and the legacy he left will continue.
Terri you are a wonderful and very strong woman. Take the strength from Steve to continue on and help raise your family. He is in heaven with his mum, Sui, Harriet and the many animal friends he has cared for on the way... (particularly the crocs as my son would say). He will always be remembered by those he has touched.
May he RIP. What a legend, Steve.
Best wishes and prayers
Dear Terri, Bindi and Bob,
Like all other Australians Steve's passing has left a great hole in our hearts, and in the hearts of all the animals world wide who have benefited from his passion of wildlife conservation. We know that with the help of the many friends around you that Steve's good work will go on forever, and in Bindi and Bob, there will be no way this great Australian will ever be forgotten.
God Bless you all
Jill Eaton Caboolture Qld
My sincerest sympathy to you Terri, Bindi and Bob. I wish I had the words to say to comfort you all and that could make everything go away but in reality we both know that's not possible. Although I want to be, I cannot be at the memoral service but will be there with you in love, thoughts and prayers for strength and guidence. My sincere sympathys to you at this time. He was one in a million.
To the entire Irwin Clan,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Steve was a great man and did a lot of good in this world. He will be greatly missed by us and everyone I know. No-one ever had a bad word to say about Steve Irwin. (Not anyone I know anyway).
My Grandmother recently passed away and I did not cry but for Steve I couldn't hold back.
All our love and sympathy to you all,