The whole-wide world lost a great friend, Oliver Sacks. The "Poet Laureate of Medicine."
If you're judged by leaving the world a better place because you were in it; Oliver is the poster child.
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings and The Mind's Eye may have been chock-full of medical facts, but they were just snapshots of Oliver Sacks' heart -- all poetic studies of human suffering and what gives life meaning.
An atheist, he found never-ending delight and spirituality in the art, mystery and extraordinary of science.
I'd bet he wasn't planning on visiting the Pearly Gates -- but he sure knew a thing or two about what mortality means.
Jimmy Dunne's songs have been recorded on 28,000,000 records worldwide; along with scores, songs, and themes in over 1,500 television episodes and dozens of feature films - along with many dozens of gold, platinum and multi-platinum records around the world.