Deadly Mistakes: Real Obituaries Gone Amusingly Wrong

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When it comes to humor, Americans are said to hold nothing sacred.  Deadly Mistakes:  Real Obituaries Gone Amusingly Wrong is an example of that sentiment.

Given our near obsession with fame and celebrity, it should come as no surprise that "ordinary people" would go to extraordinary lengths to be considered noteworthy.  Deadly Mistakes provides the evidence in the obituaries of the "unfamous."  Average folks are remembered by family and friends in send-offs that unintentionally go off the rails in amusing and bizarre ways.

What's to be said of someone whose family wants him to be remembered for inventing an electric pickle...that stinks?

Of someone who, "not wanting to give up his love of uniforms, became a campus police officer?"

Or of someone who achieved the mysterious title of "Puissant Sovereign of the Red Cross of Constantine"?

Plenty.

All this and more is included in Deadly Mistakes:  Real Obituaries Gone Amusingly Wrong.

These obituaries have not been edited (except for length and to remove last names).  They stand on their own as commentary on the human need to find meaning in it all... somehow, some way.

Deadly Mistakes should remind readers of one thing:  it's best to go out laughing.  Just ask the guy whose memorial service was held at Hammerhead's Bar, just east of The Strip, in Vegas.

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Terry Cox is a retired high school history teacher, part-time political activist, and full-time cynic.  He and his wife, Pam, reside in Henderson, NV.  He writes many angry letters to the editor of the Las Vegas Sun¸ most of which have to be rejected or seriously expurgated due to their profane nature.  Acknowledging that “avid” is the most-used word in obituaries, Terry is an avid reader with limited handy-man skills.  He's too busy reading to know how to fix things.

 

Scott Cox is a process-improvement consultant.  He and his wife, Pat, live in Phoenix, Arizona.  He is a Phoenix Suns fan with little hope that they will ever win a championship. 

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