Alicia Parlette

An online home for information about Alicia Parlette, SF Chronicle writer and published author.

Blog posts about Alicia April 29, 2010

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 8:19 pm
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While researching the previous post about news and reactions to Alicia’s passing, I came across more personalized reactions than just reportage; they are linked to below. These are different or newer than anything listed on other pages.

Are we missing any? Please post your blog post in the comments below if we’ve missed them:



Roundup of Recent Alicia Coverage

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 8:14 pm
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The AP picked up Alicia’s passing; this lead to a lot of national media coverage. News and news organization coverage compiled below (I’ve excluded most news aggregators that re-run the Chronicle articles or brief obituaries):



Sacramento Bee obituary April 26, 2010

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 10:47 pm
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The Sacramento Bee published an obituary for Alicia on Friday of last week. You can read the full article here:


NPR tells listeners of Alicia’s passing April 24, 2010

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 10:40 pm
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Melissa Block, host of NPR’s All Things Considered, ┬ánarrated a piece about Alicia’s passing yesterday.┬áThe story used clips of previous recordings of Alicia reading from her writing and being interviewed.

You can read or listen to the story here:



Coworker, Friend Remembers Alicia

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 10:26 pm
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Bernadette Fay was a copy editor at the Chronicle with Alicia. Along with another friend, she took Alicia to the ER at UCSF Parnassas early morning April 2.

An excerpt from the article:

On the night she was admitted to the ER, a doctor told Alicia Parlette what a brave lady she was. She let the comment go by, but the second time he said it, she told him: “Well, it’s not like I have a choice.”

Bernadette’s article may be read in full here:


Consolidating Posts About Alicia April 21, 2010

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 5:21 pm
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As the News section of the site is getting somewhat out of control, I figure it might be a good idea to consolidate some posts we’ve gathered about Alicia into one…uhm…post here.



Sweet, short post about Alicia

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 3:53 pm
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I stumbled across this blog post today. I don’t know who writes the Garden Lust blog, but it’s cute.

The author wrote a sweet, brief note about Alicia and used one of the best pictures of Ms. Parlette I’ve ever seen. I think Alicia had this up on a social network somewhere…anyway, here it is:



Nevada Sagebrush article published yesterday

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 3:36 pm
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Another piece about Alicia was published by the student paper of the University of Nevada at Reno, The Nevada Sagebrush.

It’s a quick article and includes some quotes from Professor Peter Mitchell, who visited her in the hospital several weeks ago. You may read it here:


RGJ article about Alicia

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 3:26 pm
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There is a nice story about Alicia on the front page of today’s Reno Gazette Journal.



Chronicle article published April 16, 2010

Filed under: Alicia Parlette — julietmoser @ 12:19 am
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You can read it here.