Re "Bee journalist covered religion -- and lived it" (Obituaries, Dec. 10): I was saddened to hear about the passing of Jennifer Garza. Over the years I had the opportunity to speak with her on numerous occasions about stories she was researching and writing about. Whenever she would contact me I promptly returned her call knowing that she would be on deadline. I always found her questions to be thoughtful and penetrating, trying to get to the heart of the issue or story she was covering.
Jennifer always impressed me as having a personal sense of proportionality and fairness in her writing and reporting, one of those essential qualities sorely needed in the newspaper business. She will be missed greatly. My sincerest condolences to her family and to her colleagues at The Bee.
-- Rabbi Reuven Taff, Sacramento
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