Responses were so insightful
Sir -- I can't believe Patricia Redlich is gone. I missed her letters page for some time but thought she might have been on holiday. Her death came as a total shock.
The Sunday Independent will not be the same without her. She was the most gifted, knowledgeable and compassionate person imaginable. As a reader I felt I knew her. The amazing thing was that I would normally just skim over problem pages, but Patricia's responses were so insightful that I always read them to completion.
She had a unique approach to every situation, to the extent that one would sit up and think: "I never would have looked at it like that..." I would read a problem with interest and wonder just how Patricia would respond.