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Take special care. Be sure to spell names correctly and be accurate in your review of
facts. Try to be prompt.
Write about special qualities of the deceased. You may have to rely on reputation to do
this, but let the grieving person know you valued his or her loved one.
Write about special qualities of the bereaved person. A pat on the back helps a bereaved family member feel more confident about handling things during such a traumatic time.4 Supervisor George Bigalow sent the following condolence letter to his administrative
assistant, Janice Case, after learning of the death of Janices husband:
My sympathy to you and your children. All your friends at Carter Electric were
so very sorry to learn of John’s death. Although I never had the opportunity to
meet him, I do know how very special he was to you. Your tales of your family’s
camping trips and his rafting expeditions were always memorable. To review the tasks involved in writing goodwill messages, see “Checklist: Sending Goodwill
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This note was uploaded on 03/24/2013 for the course ECON 830 taught by Professor Shahlasultaova during the Fall '12 term at Khazar University.
- Fall '12