as my words are rather tough to come by at the moment, please take a minute and read the ride of silence mission statement.
The mission of the world wide Ride of Silence is to honor bicyclists killed by motorists, promote sharing the road, and provide awareness of bicycling safety.
let's go ride a bike's dottie had this to say, and since i can't say it better myself, i'll quote:
Then please take a moment to also add this honoree info here (which will be collected by official ROS organizers for possible inclusion on the memorial page, which hopes to soon include injured cyclists). To see a list of all cyclists who have already been memorialized on the ROS site, visit the “In Memoriam” page.
R.I.P. and today is a good day to honor those who have fallen next to their bike.