of course they would. Many of the little kids wish the characters lived on forever like in fairy tales. But heres the thing
Look at my earlier post. In the series, if you have watched closely, other people seem to berate Ahsoka, Emo Skywalker especially. All the more reason for what? Dark Side of Course. Or she would just take the Jolee Bindo path and say "**** the Jedi and the Sith, i'm going my own path" like you said.