update: Mod me down all you want, twitter fans. I'll be happy to tweet your deaths as well, if I can fit it in between what I had for breakfast and the funny thing my cat just did.
If twitter had been around, I would have posted there too.
Years on, I still get email from old friends of hers who found out via the page and want to chat about her to me.
I'd take it less well if he were in my family, but I'm sure they learned the news first.