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It was a week ago today that I received the shocking, sad news that Judy Cadoret, aka jc/jaysea had died. One of these days, I hope to actually put something into writing myself--about how I got to know jc, the ways she touched my life, and what it's like to mourn someone I have known for four years, yet would not recognize her if I saw her on the street. It hasn't happened yet, but when the time is right, the post will most likely write itself.

This morning, my friend Denise (another person I met through the Howard Dean campaign's Blog for America, but who I have had the pleasure of meeting in person) passed along the obituary that just appeared in jc's hometown paper. In it, I learned a lot that I never knew about Judy, and I wanted to share it with people here who remember jaysea.

Originally posted to Renee in Ohio on Sat May 26, 2007 at 09:32 AM PDT.

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