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Funny funeral

by Bill Osler / May 30, 2010 12:31 PM PDT

My partner's wife's funeral was today. She died after battling a nasty disease for a long time (many years longer than her doctors predicted). One of the speakers talked about her boundless graciousness and humor.

There was a funny line in that remembrance, something she said a while back when she knew she would not live a lot longer:
"I don't need any of that stuff. You've never seen a hearse pulling a uhaul."

It turns out that although I had never heard that line before, she may have gotten the idea from somebody else. Or not. Sometimes multiple people come up with the same idea independently.


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