Terrible News

Ashley Morris has passed away, according to his family.

News, I’m sure, as it becomes available, but for now … just stunned. Ashley was just over here at my house for dinner a couple of weeks ago, filling up the house with laughter and noise and reminding me not to take any crap from anybody I didn’t think was worth my time. The things he wrote are going to ring in my head for a long while, his passion and anger and joy and his love, above all, for his wonderful city.

Deepest condolences to those who knew and loved him.

A.

6 thoughts on “Terrible News

  1. scout says:

    I just don’t have the words…
    My condolences go out to his family and the NOLA blogoshpere.

  2. virgotex says:

    Scout and A, thanks so much for the bridge you built to the NOLA bloggers. To the extent I knew him, it was possible only because of that bridge, and I am grateful.

  3. Michael says:

    I’m so sorry to hear this.

  4. liprap says:

    Our hearts are really hurting down here.
    Support Ashley’s family in any way you can, folks.

  5. Adrastos says:

    That was sweet Athenae. We’re all very broken up here.

  6. My best to Ashley’s wife & family.
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