"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"

Hugh Ambrose

Historian -- via the Denver Post.

Mary Ellen Mark

John H. Ward

TV producer and director -- via Variety.

Aminah Robinson

Artist -- via Toledo News Now.

Danny Austin

Singer with the Ad Libs -- via classicurbanharmony.net. Their big hit: "The Boy from New York City."