"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"

Mike Wallace aka Myron Wallik

Journalist, writer, broadcaster, announcer, game-show host, actor -- via the New York Times. Found his niche and fame as an investigative reporter for the CBS new series "60 Minutes."