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Helen Jean
Medakovich Sarchielli
(1939-2000)

September 8, 2017

Tags: Tuscany

Some deaths come too soon and Helen Jean Medakovich’s was one of them. When she succumbed to lung cancer on October 11, 2000, she was not yet 61—and she was a young 60. It was not only that she was too young to die—it was that she was so unlikely a person to stop being alive. Being alive was what Helen Jean did best. (more…)