I always respected and enjoyed Stuart Scott on ESPN. As fans morn his loss, we each must remember cancer sucks but it does not define you.
I think Scott, himself, said it best (at this past July's ESPY Awards):
"When you die, that does not mean you lose to cancer. You beat cancer by how you live, why you live, and the manner in which you live."
See his entire speech here:
As far as "Farewells", the classy Rich Eisen said it best...