Derek Gentile wrote for The Berkshire Eagle for more than 30 years.
His writing covered sports, news, entertainment, the arts and philosophical issues that he explored in his column. He died Sunday at the age of 62.
Here is a selection of his work:
Work will take years to finish (Nov. 12, 2006): http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/work-will-take-years-to-finish,486612
Feeling the Warmth (New Orleans, Part 1), Nov. 25, 2007: http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/feeling-of-warmth-new-orleans-part-1,452034
In New Orleans, a stop, then a go (New Orleans, Part 2), Dec. 2, 2007: http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/in-new-orleans-a-stop-then-a-go,452031
Go Saints: Remember New Orleans (honorary citizen of New Orleans - Feb. 5, 2010): http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/go-saints-remember-new-orleans,110959
Report from New Orleans in transition (June 11, 2010) http://www.berkshireeagle.com/stories/report-from-new-orleans-in-transition,140405
Poker faces, comic books and my Dad (June 18, 2010) http://berkshireeagle.com/stories/poker-faces-comic-books-and-my-dad,151372