I just looked on to the other place today, after being away for weeks.
I am so saddened by this news. A few years ago, I wrote a ranty post about Bruce, I can’t recall why, really, but it was after my mum had died, and I wasn’t in the best place, mentally and emotionally. Marsha emailed me, just asking if everything was ok. My reply was lengthy, and expanded somewhat on my rant. Marsha replied thoughtfully, helped me put everything in perspective, while still acknowledging my feelings. I will never forget that.
Rachel, as you were an especially close friend, you have my sympathies. I also extend sympathy to those of you who were lucky enough to have met Marsha. And if you are still in touch with Ray, please give him my condolences as well.