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

J. Alexander Jacocks jjacocks at gmail.com
Sun Feb 3 05:18:00 EST 2019


I'm so sorry for your loss, Jeff.

- Alex

On Sat, Feb 2, 2019 at 11:46 PM Douglas Crawford via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> My condolences Jeff, you are far alone  in our circle with elderly parents
> in end stage situations.
> Its rough.
>
> On 2/1/2019 3:08 PM, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic 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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