"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"

Maria Susana Flores Gomez

Beauty queen who died in shoot out with police -- via the Telegraph. This is eerily similar to the plot of a recent popular Mexican film, Gerardo Naranjo's 2011 "Miss Bala."