> To all who have corresponded with Richard over the years.
> March 18 Richard became very ill and I (Deb) his wife took him to
> the Emergency Room. Richard went through a very difficult month
> in the ICU and then was taken off the ventilator and dialysis.
> We then went to Dougherty Hospice House where he peacefully slipped
> away April 20, 2012.
> I don't know his newsgroup corresponders but I wanted you all to know
> why he has quit corresponding.
News groups are communities of acquaintances with common interests.
This community will miss his many contributions.
I for one will miss his reasoned comments to the endless debates here
on many topics.