The first thing I do when someone famous dies, is look up their Twitter account.
Was there an indication? Did they know? What will their final digital legacy be?
I collected some here in a list of Famous Last Tweets.
Today, Leonard Nimoy has died.
He was famous for being Spock. He spent his final days writing poetry. His imagination, talents, and passion served us all so well.
Leonard Nimoy‘s last tweet, written four days before he passed away, is a perfect way to end his story.
A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP
— Leonard Nimoy (@TheRealNimoy) February 23, 2015
“A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory. LLAP,” he wrote , ending his legacy with the acronym for Spock’s eternal wish for people to live long and prosper.