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6 posts tagged with obituary by nickyskye.
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A time to be born and a time to die

Pete Seeger, singer, musician, songwriter, political activist for more than 7 decades died, age 94. As a song writer, he is best known as the author or co-author of Where Have All the Flowers Gone?, If I Had a Hammer, and Turn, Turn, Turn! [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Jan 27, 2014 - 314 comments

When your abuser or estranged relative dies

When your abuser or estranged relative dies - funerals, obituaries, & condolences. This is a practical, thoughtful and informative website created by two Christian women who are knowledgeable about dealing with pathological narcissists and sociopaths within a family context, in particular the topic of "Silent Partners". [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on May 4, 2013 - 29 comments

Phoebe Snow, RIP

Phoebe Snow, singer of 1970s hit 'Poetry Man,' dies at 60. [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Apr 26, 2011 - 46 comments

Eddie Fisher RIP

Princess Leia's dad died l Carrie's tweet l Eddie Fisher RIP l [He] became one of the last great young crooners of the pre-rock and roll period, with 35 of his recordings reaching the Top 40 through the end of the decade l His career as a pop singer was overshadowed by his marriages to Debbie Reynolds and Elizabeth Taylor l When Eddie Fisher was with Debbie Reynolds. [more inside]
posted by nickyskye on Sep 24, 2010 - 38 comments

Peter Orlovsky, In Memoriam

Impossible Happiness, an elegy for Peter Orlovsky, 76, a writer best known as a longtime muse, inspiration and companion of Beat poet Allen Ginsberg, [he] died May 30 of lung cancer at a respite care center in Williston, Vt.. Naropa co-founder poet, Anne Waldman on Peter's death. 4 poems l "It's never too late to do nothin' at all" l Ida Spaulding reads Peter's "Writing Poems is a Saintly Thing".
posted by nickyskye on Jun 2, 2010 - 26 comments

The first-ever popularly elected leader of Russia

Yeltsin said: "I want to beg forgiveness for your dreams that never came true. And also I would like to beg forgiveness not to have justified your hopes." Boris Yeltsin is dead. [AP story]
posted by nickyskye on Apr 23, 2007 - 58 comments

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