My uncle just died and his obituary was a well written summary of his life and legacy. The obituary itself said he left memoirs and I am sure that helped his family. My mom & dad are both 87 so I want to be prepared for when the time comes. It seems that writing the obituary would be a hard task to do right after death, has anyone else began writing the obituary before death? And what are some clever ways I can get them to give me information? I really don't want to tell them what I am doing. Just wanted to ask the community their experiences. Thanks!