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"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"

Jean-Leonard Rugambage


Rwandan journalist murdered -- via the BBC

Sergio Vega el Shaka


Mexican musician murdered -- via helium.com


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John Willis


Theatre World founder -- via broadwayworld.com

Walt LaRue


Cowboy, stunt man, actor, artist -- via westernboothill.blogspot.com

Stuart Brent


Chicago bookseller was a champion of writers and the printed word -- via the Chicago Sun-Times

Benny Powell


Great trombonist -- via NPR

Lorn Brown


Sports broadcaster -- via the Las Cruces Sun-News