I really liked reading this. Hadn't seen it before. Thanks for posting it.
A line early in the article summarizes my current philosophy better than I could:
"I was perfectly content before I was born, and I think of death as the same state"
This allows me to appreciate life as a gift and see death as a simple returning to the status quo.
He says he is 69 in the article so he must have written it a year or so ago? Didn't see a date.