In 21 days we lost three great contributors to Australia: Malcolm Fraser, Betty Churcher and Richie Benaud. All were 84 years of age.
An elderly Groucho Marx once said the most moving compliment he ever received was from a woman who, recognising who he was, quietly came up to him, touched him gently on the arm, and said, "Please don't die. Just keep on living."
I'm certain there are many of us who would've liked to have said the same to these fine Australians.