An excerpt from about 26 min to 31 min from episode 4, "The Alchemist", of the The Tobolowsky Files podcast.
I really was enjoying his stories... until I found myself getting very annoyed with him for bashing science and talking about intuition, etc.... you should hear the rest of the story yourself.
He finishes the story of how his mom died... it's sincere and well told and I bet many people can relate to it.
Actor Stephen Tobolowsky is telling stories about his life in this podcast, by the way. You probably recognize him from something: