"How are we to help those who die and those who have died?" --
Reb Zalman Schachter-Shalomi
"By writing or reading obituaries, we can discover ways to make our time on earth more worthwhile, more productive, more meaningful to others." -- Alana Baranick, "Life on the Death Beat"
"'I always read the obituaries in The Times,' I explained to her. 'They make me bloody glad to be alive.'" -- John Mortimer, "Rumpole's Return"
Corpse remains on ice as family fights to keep head intact -- via thedenverchannel.com
A report from the Chicago Tribune on the wake of the 40-year-old SeaWorld trainer who was killed by a whale during a show on Feb. 24 --
Renowned cellist was founding member of Guarneri String Quartet -- via the New York Times
Dance and choreographer became theater and film director, via The Times of London