This is a response to Vol 17 Larry 11 ("Life's not all chocolate")...
Well said. You made me like Lou. Now I see that your loss is our loss as well. Your card ensures that he will be remembered.
Ursula K. Leguin begins her EarthSea Trilogy with a runic inscription that I have always found uplifting:
Only in silence the word,
only in dark the light,
only in dying life:
bright the hawk's flight
on the empty sky.