The Daily Goodbye
Good morning. Eunice Kennedy Shriver's death yesterday seems to have sucked the air right out of the obitsphere; it will be short report today.
New York City skateboarding legend Andy Kessler died of an allergic reaction to a wasp sting. One of his buddies said he was responsible for getting city parks property allocated for skateboarders.
I gave you a brief report yesterday of Riccardo Cassin, the 100-year-old mountain climber; here's a longer story about him, with one of those dizzying photos from the peaks.
A Colorado bookstore owner, rafting in mid-summer, fell into the Green River and drowned. Carol Jacobson, a poet, oral historian and photographer, really loved where she lived.
Reports of the death of those blown-in magazine subscriptions cards, have, unfortunately, been exaggerated, Ad Age says.
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