Read Martin Fackler's article in the New York Times on the death of Donald Richie.
Martin Fackler's article is well-written, so what does one need to add? "Not much," the old man says, other than to observe that many of us feel lost somewhere in between worlds, neither willing to accept one or be accepted by the other. Being a citizen of Limbo leaves one on the edge of hell. But, limbo, after all, is not hellish, and, there is always the hope someday, of finding the heaven we seek.