That is very strange. Sad.
Too bad people get too busy to keep up on close associates whether friends or not. Happens at our business and with customers. There had to be obvious signs there were things going bad before this happened. Is this an assoc of Avalos (however you spell it?)
Wow, Art is a legend in the Physics 221/222 recitations. Very passionate about physics, but a very odd man.
It surprises me that in this day and age that someone couldn't get their spouse to a hospital, especially with government employee health insurance.