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Thread #120096 Message #2609688
Posted By: Stilly River Sage
12-Apr-09 - 11:38 AM
Thread Name: Obit: Seattle's John Ross, Mudcatter, April 2009
Subject: RE: Obit: Seattle's John Ross, Mudcatter, April 09
There were some large gaps in his posting. I hope it didn't take a month and a half for people to realize he wasn't around. That is one of the heartbreaks of an older person living alone. My father died a week before his neighbor found him. I could usually expect gaps of a few days in the email if he was going out of town, but I'd started pinging him to see why he hadn't written back, and the neighbor reached a point when it had just been too long since he'd last seen him.
I hope someone who has John's folk preservation and research interests at heart serves as his administrator. It doesn't have to be an attorney, it doesn't even have to be a family member. But it does have to be someone a judge approves.