Sad news. We enjoyed each other's thinking and information here on and on. Sad for his loved ones. Sad his mind and zest are gone from these sites (RoR and OL), though at least we have his past contributions.
The meaning of my life . . .
Not, “the” meaning of life: rather, the meaning of my life.
My life: singular.
"My life" can have such a thing as “the meaning,” and, as well, at different times, different meanings. In the end, the sum total of those meanings, as well as, any lingering influence in my children and socius, is “the meaning.”