by Ruth Leubecker
As an older widow facing the initial trauma of life alone, Lucille Ann Meltz came to grips with her future while embarking on a mission to help others.
“This is a personal story,” says Meltz of her book, The Elder Widow’s Walk. “My husband and I were married for 47 years. He was ill for a very long time. It seemed like I should be ready. I wasn’t.”