He was well-known to runners (and former runners) on this side of the pond, too. I had some of his running apparel in the 80s and 90s. He lived a good life, was an amazing runner, and he was well-respected among his peers.
And a couple of years ago, one of Barry’s writing partners, mentioned in the above…
(Confession: Until I went looking on Youtube, I had never heard this long version of “Chain of Fools”)
Dang. I remember when my kids had their first birthday we made it “Very Hungry Caterpillar” themed, complete with all the snacks from the book.
I choose to believe he didn’t “die” so much as sprout a beautiful new pair of wings and embark on a new adventure.
Not highly notable as a celebrity but perhaps worth noting, nonetheless.
Another unsung hero…