Via Ambulance Driver and New Life Changes there is this and this. Kleenex are necessary for both as AD says.
There is a will to live and likewise a will to die. Both are equally as important as the other. Johnny Cash followed June within weeks of her death. I think that we sometimes find that person that makes our existence in this time and place a beautiful and bearable thing and once that person is no longer with us, then it's time to follow them to the next adventure.
There are some who believe that this time of year is one where the veils between the world of the living and the world of the dead are the thinnest and that, additionally, the souls of those who died this past year have been waiting for the door to open so that they can go to heaven, hell, the Summerlands, Nirvana, whatever their belief system says is the next step.
Every day we make choices and walk the razor's edge and try to see through the many veils that make up our existence. Stories like the above remind us of the beauty and the sorrows.
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