pain for the life lost. comfort in the atonement.
pain for the tragic accident. comfort in understanding.
pain for his family. comfort in the plan of salvation.
pain for his friends. comfort in all of the good memories.
pain for what could have been. comfort in what was.
"for it must needs be, that there is an opposition in all things... but behold, all things have been done in the wisdom of him who knoweth all things." (2 nephi 2:11, 24)