“First thing in the morning before I have coffee, I read the obits,” Carl Reiner told . “If I’m not in it, I’ll have breakfast.” Even when discussing something grim (as when , described as being the way he’d like to go), Reiner, , couldn’t help but sound sunny. “He was rare in that I can’t remember him being in a bad mood, or him telling me about a bad mood,” said legendary TV writer and producer Norman Lear, now 97.

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