"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"

Michael Dunford

Composer and guitarist for Renaissance -- via Ultimate Classic Rock. In our young teens, this over-the-top symphonic prog-rock was just the ticket! Oh how we loved it . . . and then punk came in. Still, it's a fun listen --