My son has a great grasp of what is important. He is currently going through a divorce and has given away, donated, sold or discarded many physical appurtenances except for those that relate to his passions. As he says, all the rest is “just stuff” and he’s right.
We are not significantly what we buy or have – not cash, cars, houses, clothes, bicycles, boats or decorations.
The most important things folks remember about someone, are not the different widgets they have managed to amass and show the world, but rather what they done -- especially the good they have brought forth to help those around them.