Susan Soper's Blog – December 2011 Archive (1)

Sharing the Gift of Obituaries

I recently wrote an obituary for a man who died suddenly and too soon. I didn’t know him – he was a friend of a friend – but because I am a writer and am immersed in all things obituaries, I am sometimes called on to pitch in for families and friends. In this case, my friend asked me to write the obituary because she wanted to give it to the grieving family as a “gift” – relieving them of as much of the decision-making, fact-checking, detail-gathering chores as possible at a time…

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Added by Susan Soper on December 19, 2011 at 3:30pm — 3 Comments

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