Some things just aren't as good as their names imply. Wonderbread, Titicaca, The Grand Tetons, just to name a few. Still, the names are worth it.
A "Suggestion of Death," follows rather than encourages. Before the substitution of a party can occur (Fed. R. Civ. P 25 for you wonks out there), someone - usually counsel - must enter a statement on the record affirming the party's death. The filing doesn't make it so; rather, it suggests that the court notice the fact on the record.
Where was this in my CivPro class?