Musings —01.14.2016 09:29 AM—
David Bowie, George Jonas, Alan Rickman, Brian Bedford, Robert Coates, David Margulies, John Harvard, Robert Stigwood. And those are just the ones I can think of off the top of my head – the ones who have dies already in 2016.
People are saying this year is unusual, but it probably isn’t.
My Dad was a doctor. He often told us that mortality spikes at, and just after, the holidays. There were all kinds of reasons for that, he said, and all demographic groups were represented in it, except children.
“We think they hold on for their families,” he said. “And once the holiday passes, they let go.”