[lbo-talk] RIP Carrol

Marv Gandall marvgand2 at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 14:59:15 PDT 2018

> On Aug 11, 2018, at 2:45 PM, Eugene Coyle <e.coyle at me.com> wrote:
> Carroll wrote, off-list, to a few people reporting his diagnosis and estimated time to live. It deeply saddened me, for I treasured his wisdom and steadfastness. His wife had died a few months earlier so he must have been suffering about that before
> adding his own illness to the mix. But his courage was/is inspiring. I am thankful for having known him, if only electronically.

As am I. As is often the case with lifelong companions, Jan’s death must have hastened his own.

> Gene Coyle
>> On Aug 11, 2018, at 12:21 PM, Doug Henwood <dhenwood at panix.com> wrote:
>> There are still a few subscribers to this list, and given Carrol Cox’s importance to it (he made 11,541 posts!) it seems only right he be memorialized here. I posted this to Facebook a little while ago:
>> "I learned this morning that Carrol Cox <https://www.facebook.com/carrol.cox?fref=mentions> died. We fought a lot over the years—he could be a cantankerous SOB—but I always liked the guy. Smart and principled and unrelenting. One of the stars of my old listserv, lbo-talk. It was always a treat when he'd depart from denouncing others' deviationism for a reading of Milton or Pound.
>> We met a few times in person and it was my first and still most extreme example of how a real-life personality can differ from online: he was always friendly, gracious, even giggly in real life.
>> Anyway, RIP, Carrol. I'll miss you."
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