First Morrie takes in all the scenery he hadn't noticed before. He talks to Connie to see how he was doing and trying to lift the mood. He noticed how much medicine Morrie was on. He enters to see him, lying down, weakly in his bed. He took in all the small parts of Morrie's face, Morrie says it is how they say goodbye, then Mitch finally cries.
"This is how we say goodbye"(Albom 185).
I chose the grim reaper as my symbol because he takes people away from you by death.