Setizen Jack Lass has passed away.

Message boards : News : Setizen Jack Lass has passed away.
Message board moderation

To post messages, you must log in.

AuthorMessage
Eric Korpela Project Donor
Volunteer moderator
Project administrator
Project developer
Project scientist
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 3 Apr 99
Posts: 1300
Credit: 25,062,920
RAC: 28,293
United States
Message 1806168 - Posted: 31 Jul 2016, 20:50:46 UTC

The SETI@home team is sad to note the passing of long time SETI@home volunteer Jack Lass. Many of you will remember him from the original SETI@home forums. Our condolences go out to his wife and son. We will miss him.
@SETIEric

ID: 1806168 · Report as offensive
Profile Chris S Crowdfunding Project Donor*Special Project $75 donor
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 19 Nov 00
Posts: 40557
Credit: 41,375,387
RAC: 591
United Kingdom
Message 1806380 - Posted: 1 Aug 2016, 15:44:41 UTC

Many thanks for the thread Eric. Yes as one of the oldies around here, I well remember Jack, although I never met him.

RIP
ID: 1806380 · Report as offensive
Profile Dune Finkleberry
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 22 Sep 99
Posts: 1314
Credit: 1,068,265
RAC: 0
United States
Message 1806397 - Posted: 1 Aug 2016, 17:10:50 UTC - in response to Message 1806380.  

Many thanks for the thread Eric. Yes as one of the oldies around here, I well remember Jack, although I never met him.

RIP


+1
I've never met him, though we've chatted enough times to know that he was one of the best! :-\
ID: 1806397 · Report as offensive
Profile hammerstak
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 2 Mar 02
Posts: 200
Credit: 873,151
RAC: 0
Canada
Message 1807224 - Posted: 5 Aug 2016, 3:33:08 UTC - in response to Message 1806168.  

This was a bit of a punch to the gut mixed with nostalgia. I remember "fighting" with Jack way, way back in the day on the old forums.....don't remember what about or why. I think I was just a young whippersnapper and he wasn't having any of it.....

Wow....that was probably 14 or 15 years ago....just seeing his name again is a trip down memory lane.

Rest in peace, old nemesis :)
ID: 1807224 · Report as offensive
Profile Julie
Volunteer moderator
Volunteer tester
Avatar

Send message
Joined: 28 Oct 09
Posts: 33634
Credit: 14,596,879
RAC: 7,513
Belgium
Message 1808474 - Posted: 11 Aug 2016, 9:35:22 UTC

ID: 1808474 · Report as offensive

Message boards : News : Setizen Jack Lass has passed away.


 
©2018 University of California
 
SETI@home and Astropulse are funded by grants from the National Science Foundation, NASA, and donations from SETI@home volunteers. AstroPulse is funded in part by the NSF through grant AST-0307956.