<html><head><style type="text/css"><!-- DIV {margin:0px;} --></style></head><body><div style="font-family:times new roman,new york,times,serif;font-size:12pt">Jenn Lewin, &nbsp; Thank you for sharing your sad news with the rest of us.&nbsp; John was such a close friend, <br>caring person, splendid scholar.&nbsp; I feel wretchedly bad about his death.&nbsp; Hee leap'd the present age.<br><div><br></div><div style="font-family: times new roman,new york,times,serif; font-size: 12pt;"><br><div style="font-family: times new roman,new york,times,serif; font-size: 12pt;"><font size="2" face="Tahoma"><hr size="1"><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">From:</span></b> Jenn Lewin &lt;jennlewin@yahoo.com&gt;<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">To:</span></b> John Milton Discussion List &lt;milton-l@lists.richmond.edu&gt;<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Sent:</span></b> Tue, March 8, 2011 10:28:58 PM<br><b><span style="font-weight: bold;">Subject:</span></b>
 Re: [Milton-L] John Shawcross sad news<br></font><br><table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0"><tbody><tr><td style="font: inherit;" valign="top"><div><br>Dear all, John Shawcross died tonight at 7pm. <br><br>Jenn</div></td></tr></tbody></table>            <div id="_origMsg_">
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                            Tony Demarest &lt;tonydemarest@hotmail.com&gt;;                            <br>
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I know of Dr Shawcross only through his writing- yes, he is one of the giants.<div><br></div><div>Tony<br><br><hr id="stopSpelling">Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 07:27:42 -0500<br>Subject: Re: [Milton-L] John Shawcross<br>From: aguibbor@barnard.edu<br>To: milton-l@lists.richmond.edu<br><br><div>I feel the same, Lee. He befriended me in an elevator at my first Milton Dinner (1970!), and remembered me the very next time. He's been a most wonderful friend and colleague over the years. I'm sure there are so many of us who feel immense indebtedness and are grateful for the debt!</div>

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<div class="ecxgmail_quote">On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 3:02 PM, <span dir="ltr">&lt;<a rel="nofollow">LEEJACOBUS@aol.com</a>&gt;</span> wrote:<br>
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<div><font size="4">John is one of those wonderful Miltonists who befriended me when I was a young beginner and who has remained both friend and mentor ever&nbsp;since.&nbsp; He is indeed very much in my thoughts and prayers.&nbsp; He is one of our giants.</font></div>

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<div>In a message dated 3/7/2011 2:49:00 P.M. Eastern Standard Time, <a rel="nofollow">jennlewin@yahoo.com</a> writes:</div></div>
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<td valign="top"><br>Dear all:&nbsp; John hasn't been doing well, after having suffered a mild stroke a few days ago.&nbsp; He is in hospice care in Lexington and his nephew is with him.&nbsp; I'm sure he'll have been glad to be kept in your thoughts. <br>
<br>Jenn<br><br><br></td></tr></tbody></table><br><br><br></div>
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