At the same time, I remember what I thought when my stepmother Elizabeth died: that she had no need to see more of the same, that she had seen what she wanted, done what she could, and she was ready. I am not saying I'm ready to die but I understand this feeling. After a while it isn't necessary to "be there" or "go there".
A funny thing. I have taken my cameras with me many times and I have gotten a few images I like, most because they will remind me of this place. My favorite, though, might have been taken just about anywhere: