A compilation of interesting and significant obituaries, as they happen, emphasizing the achievements of those who have died.
"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"
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Obituary billboards discouraged: Ghana
Via the Ghanian News Agency, "The Banmuhen of Gomoa Akyempim, Okofo Meresi Okai Annan, has appealed to local government assemblies to ban the erection of billboards with the portraits of departed individuals along streets and roads." More details -- via ghanamma.com.