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Sad newsby liverpole (Monsignor)
|on Jan 11, 2009 at 02:34 UTC||Need Help??|
It saddens me greatly to have to report that our dear friend blazar passed away, apparently on December 28, 2008.
After just receiving an email (I think from his parents) with news about the funeral, I found the following at http://pollicinor.giuseppemazza.it/post/67370560:
If anyone can translate this to English (my Italian is not so good), please add the translation as a comment here.
(Update: I was hoping for the more precise wording of a human translation, rather than a web translation.)
He and I had corresponded for some time, and I very much enjoyed his intelligence and his humor, as I'm sure many other monks did. He was always optimistic and cheerful, and provided me with invaluable insights, both about Perl and life.
I will miss him a lot.