[Fwd: Sad News]

Daisuke Miyao dmiyao
Mon Sep 15 23:02:29 EDT 2008

I cannot just believe this.  Keiko-sensei was talking about her love of fishing so enthusiastically and happily when I saw her at the SCMS in March.  She was also excited about completing her book on Shimizu Hiroshi. 


Daisuke Miyao
Assistant Professor of Film
University of Oregon

On Mon, 15 Sep 2008 22:53:16 -0400, Mark Nornes <amnornes at umich.edu> wrote:
> This is, indeed, very sad news. I vividly remember the first time I  
> met Keiko. To be specific, I don't remember the occasion?some rural  
> conference back in the 1980s. We sat on a long shuttle bus ride  
> through oak forests that had dropped all their leaves. It was a  
> longish trip, and it wasn't but five minutes before we were talking  
> about fishing and never stopped until we arrived at our destination.  
> Ever since, she faithfully updated me about her latest trips and  
> catches. I am shocked and depressed, but somehow feel....something,  
> some word that I can't conjure.......that she finished her trip on  
> this Earth doing the thing she loved more than anything else.
> Markus

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