I am posting a final update here for my sister, whom you know as Hakubaikou. I had meant to do this sooner, but it's been very difficult for me. As some of you may have heard, Hakubaikou recently passed away in a car accident. Her death was instant, and she did not suffer any pain.
My sister loved art, and she loved interacting with everyone on this site, and meeting fellow artists at the conventions. I remember when she first discovered the online art community. She didn't have any local friends who were into drawing, and she was just giddy that she could meet so many other artists, right from her room. And of the people she met, many