Magazine June 20, 2011, Issue

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In Memoriam

As a friend of Bill Rusher’s for 45 years, I can say the vignettes by his friends and colleagues (“Remembering Bill Rusher,” May 16) accurately capture Bill, the man and his life. I thought the following denouement might be of interest to your readers:

A man of impeccable judgment, Bill chose to be interred in the Self family plot (where his mother also lies), in a piece of America’s heartland, Independence, Kan. The burial took place on Holy Thursday. Bill called for no fuss in Independence — as he said, no one knew him there (although his column ran in

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