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, April 19, 2011
Aviatrix -- via the L.A. Times. One of the Women's Airforce Service Pilots, or WASPs, during World War II. Her amazing story is outlined in a documentary by two friends of mine -- Mark and Christy Bonn's "Wings of Silver: The Vi Cowden Story."