[vcf-midatlantic] one less $JOB (JCL joke)

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Fri Feb 1 15:12:57 EST 2019


Very sorry for your loss. Let us know if you need anything.

Evan Koblentz
Executive Director, Vintage Computer Federation
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On Fri, Feb 1, 2019, 3:08 PM Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org wrote:

> My dad's funeral is on Sunday Feb 3, in Boca Raton Florida.
>
> I brought ipods to record conversations with him
> about all the hacks, insights and details of the vintage hardware
> and systems he used, but the stage 4 lung cancer and chemo
> stole his voice only a week after I arrived :-(
> At 90, dad could not tolerate the chemo required
> to fight the lung cancer.
> James T Kirk might not believe in the "no win scenario"
> but I could not cheat like he did with the Kobayashi Maru :-(
>
> Carl Claunch summarized it best:
> He was a great person,
> someone I was fortunate to have known and worked with.
> A master of the mainframe who just quietly did his job.
>


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