How do I say goodbye to someone I love, admire, or respect upon their death? A bellowing howl really really helps, tears, and the acknowledgement that death is naturally unnatural. I recognized a long time ago as a kid that there is a spirit that animates our bodies. It makes us who we are, sometimes the body doesn’t cooperate with what the mind wants, but that spirit is untouchable; it is indestructible. And it lives on. I thank those who have departed for having made an impact on my life. I allow my memories of them to resurface as they will and embrace it whether with a smile or a tear or an acknowledgement of the moments we shared.