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Wednesday, December 28, 2016

"Big with Mercy": In praise and loving memory of George Weinberg-Harter

CLICK THIS LINK FOR VIDEO TRIBUTE TO GEORGE WEINBERG-HARTER

Note: This is not a bona fide obituary for my beloved friend, George Weiuberg-Harter. There are some excellent ones. Here are the links for them:

San Diego Union Obit

Welton Jones in San Diego Story


“One of the few who know who I really am has died.”
—What Don Draper, Mad Men, almost said

George Weinberg-Harter
Farewell

Back in 2004, when I decided to answer the Call of Rural Kansas and leave L.A. with all its woes and narcissists behind, my longtime friend in San Diego, George Weinberg-Harter sent me the CD set for the Mahler music based on the poetry of Li Po, which I saw as the equivalent of "Don't let the door bang you on the butt on your way out, Marlan." Included in this was an e-mail with the lyrics to one of the songs, aptly titled:  
THE FAREWELL.

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