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Old 06-10-2009, 08:20 PM
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Originally Posted by alphaboi867 View Post
"Died of a brief illness" is also code for cardiac arrest while "died of a long illness" is code for cancer. I'd also suspect suicide for someone that young and no reference to any sort of illness or accident.
Meh. Most obituaries are written by the family, or by a funeral director on behalf of the family. There's no common authorship from one obit to another within a paper, let alone from paper to paper.