from Jeanie K. Smith

A dear college friend passed away recently– Walter Satterthwait was an accomplished award-winning author, notably of mystery novels and historical fiction, but also of short stories. He was also extremely Cool– in the hip, savvy, unflappable sense of the word– and one of the wittiest people I’ve known. We were at Reed College at the same time, for a while; then his life’s journey took him to New York, France, Greece, Santa Fe, all over Europe, Florida, and more, finally to Washington state where he left this world on February 26. We corresponded occasionally over the years; more, recently, as he neared the end (and knew it was coming).
Thank you, Walter, for the great memories, the great books you left us, and for all that fun and laughter. Stay cool, and be at peace… 

via Facebook

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.