Are There Ways, Besides Death, To Remind Us? Recently read how the death of a loved one can remind us how precious life is. What can we do to remind ourselves, in ways that don’t involve attending a funeral? Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.