If you’ve ever worked a news desk, then you are quite familiar with seeing and hearing a lot of strange things. Some of the requests people have made for press releases and announcements are beyond baffling and usually comical. But this one…this one I wouldn’t even know what to say to these people aside from “Please don’t do this.”
But if you’re going to pay for the obit, the newspaper will certainly take your money. And the money of your wife and mistress.