Remembering Sally Booth

Welcome to this site for memorials, stories and photos of Sally Booth. Please add your remembrances.

“Only connect…” (Dick Tobin) 

EM Forster chose to highlight these words on the frontispiece of his 1910 novel Howards End, and of course they embody its central theme.  When the novel’s protagonist, Margaret Schlagel, actually speaks them, she […]

Gray’s Eulogy (Gray Booth)

Thank you all for being here as we remember and celebrate the life of Sally Booth. It is comforting to be with so many people who were dear to Mom and to […]

Hello dear ones (Linda Gamage)

Hello dear ones as Sally Booth used to start many of her correspondences with, I am honored to be able to give you my remembrances about Sally, my friend, my mentor, most […]

Sally (Jamey Bell)

I’m honored—overcome—to be here speaking about our beloved Sally.  Gray, Bill, Lauri, Susan:  thank you for your generosity in sharing her and this time. She was SO BIG—in a diminutive, contained package. […]

About Mom (Bill Booth)

When we were young, all my friends and neighbors said that we had the best mom in the world, and that they wished their mother was like ours. At first I just […]


I want to end by sharing some of her words about loss.  Gray and I found this among her things, written as she was struggling with losing people. Mom, you will never […]

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One response to “”

  1. So many references in my life are from Sally-isms. 😉 My love for eating from a fresh garden, calligraphy, violets, and Roper Day Camp. Most importantly the value of a genuine smile can make someone’s day.


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