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"
Film producer -- via the L.A. Times. Responsible for films such as "The Lion in Winter" and "Love and Death," he was also instrumental in making New York City industry-friendly in terms of location shooting -- restoring filmmaking to the region.