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Death of a writer

Original post made by Don Frances, Mountain View Voice Editor, on Jan 29, 2010

READERS OF OUR Jan. 15 print edition might have noticed an [Web Link unusual obituary].

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Posted by Tom Stoker
a resident of another community
on Jun 18, 2010 at 10:06 am

To Whom it Concerns:

I am the friend of Mark's from whom he got his material for "Broken Saint" - perhaps it is a cruel twist of fate that he has died at 59 while I was never the hopeless failure he portrays in his book and still thrive at age 65.

Tom Stoker, Lovelock, NV


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Posted by Tom Stoker
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on Jun 2, 2011 at 1:20 pm

I'm Mark's friend Tom, the subject of his "Broken Saint" that I consented to, even tho I never read the draft and think he took "poetic license" in recording what I gave him - the Tom in the book dies at 50, now 66 and thriving - sorry for Mark's demise (we had a falling out and never made up).