Some do some don't, I don't fear death I've seen enough to understand it is a release.
No, we are mostly old and wise enough to know everyone will eventually have to face death, in fact, most of us might see it as a blessing in disquise, lol.
I think its the person. I'm young and I'm not scared of death, neither is my mother or grandmother but my sister is.
Most of them are not too happy at the prospect.
I think that fearing death is instinctive for most of us. Some people take it rather well and die peacefully though. Nowadays, most people aren't even lucid when it actually happens...what with hospice and the like.
I'm not afraid of it I just ain't ready to go and won't be for some time ..
visit a nursing home for the answer