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Topic: Diana Gribble
What is a person?

What is a person?

In memory of Diana Gribble, on her birthday.

The most remarkable person I have ever known (Eulogy for Diana Gribble)

The most remarkable person I have ever known (Eulogy for Diana Gribble)

Diana Gribble at home, September 2011 Prefactory babble: most remarkable (The eulogy below; skip this preface as you will.) Yesterday, jangling phone, Constant Gardener saying: it’s a terrible line, ring back in five and I’ll get Chong to answer on a better connection. Seeing that I was asleep, reasonable at 7:45 am after a late […]

Good night, Diana Gribble, goodbye, rest in peace

Good night, Diana Gribble, goodbye, rest in peace

How do you lose someone? It is why we can’t take anything for granted, though we do that every minute. When I heard that Diana, great friend and much admired and adored person, had passed away last night, it had already seemed a long time coming, though she had only been ill three months. She […]

Farewell to a great artist and a great spirit, Les Kossatz

Farewell to a great artist and a great spirit, Les Kossatz

It is terrible, a terrible thing to hear or tell of the death of someone you know and admire. Yesterday evening, on February 15th, 2011, the artist Les Kossatz passed away at home; by his side were sons Yuri and Matt, and his wife, Diana Gribble. He had recently turned 68 and had been suffering […]