Tad Jones, born 1946

    Just a great obit of a strangely haunted but ultimately good hermit life, superbly written:

    He took refuge in nature, and it was nature that finally took him, by Michael Paterniti He spent decades under the redwoods, then came this summer's fire season.

    Is part of an article section for the New York Times Magazine  Remembering some of the artists, innovators and thinkers we lost in the past year. I noticed this Tad Jones piece because it was on an "Editor's Choice" menu of recommended articles. If you click on it, you'll get the whole interactive of all the articles which include others like Diane de Prima, Chadwick Boseman, Stanley Crouch, James Harvey and Bill Withers

    From searching Twitter I found that many others also found inspiration from this earlier NYTimes piece from the end of summer reporting on the death of Tad Jones

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