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

Tony Bogan thebogans at mac.com
Fri Feb 1 15:33:31 EST 2019


> On Feb 1, 2019, at 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.

Sorry for your loss Jeff. Good to hear that at least you were able to be there to see him before he passed. 

Tony


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