I'm so sorry to hear that! I never met her, though I did exchange
emails with her this summer when I was passing through Rome. At that
time I learned more about her very interesting work. What a loss.
On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 9:28 PM, Shane K. Gilchrist
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> I am very sorry to tell you that Dr Elena Pizzuto have passed away last night.
> Announcement about her funeral (today) from ENS (Italian Deaf
> Association) in Italian:
> There are some videos of deaf Italians paying respect to Elena,
> talking about how wonderful she was in the deaf community, encouraging
> them to accept that LIS is a real language and all that and how
> positive she was - and that her presence is much missed:
> Some of you may want to check out her home page at:
Assistant Professor of Anthropology