Originally Posted by chiark
as above, my thoughts are with you and yours. I cannot begin to imagine what you're going through... If there's anything we can do, just ask.
Besides showing support simply by saying something here, I think the best anyone can do right now is to make a financial contribution, however large or small, because -- and I'm not sure whether he'd want me to say so in public, but I'm sure given the circumstances I'll be forgiven -- his financial situation is very difficult right now, to say the least, in general, and also funerals are very expensive, I remember from when my grandmother died a while back.