Dan Savage, of the Savage Love column (and the editor of Seattle’s best weekly magazine) wrote a really touching obituary for his mother, who passed away unexpectedly last week.
From the article:
After a long struggle, we had to go into my mother’s hospital room and tell her that nothing more could be done. She didn’t go into the hospital expecting to die and she was not ready to go. But she took the news with her characteristic grace. She said her farewells, asked us never to forget her (as if), and paused for a moment. Then Mom lifted an eyebrow, shrugged, and said…